Owens Corning®, one of the leading manufacturers in the roofing industry, announced a few months ago that it has issued a “green bond” amounting to $450 million. But what does this mean for the consumer?
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Metal roof fasteners may seem like only a minor aspect of a big system in both cost and size. Yet, they are actually the part that holds it all together. If this small, inexpensive part fails, it can result in costly issues down the road. That being said, you must make sure that all exposed fasteners are long lasting. They are a key factor in a metal roof replacement or installation project.
Do you live in an area with hail and strong winds all year round? Then, chances are, you need impact-resistant roof shingles. They are lab tested and hail-resistant, and preserve your building envelope. NorthGate® Class 4 Impact Resistant Shingles provide a lot of benefits.
Many roofers may tell you to stick with asphalt shingles for roof replacement projects. It’s popular, low cost, practical and even suits many traditional home styles. Tile, metal or slate roofs, though they last longer, cost a lot more and are quite heavy. Many homes aren’t built to support them. Wood shingles, ideal for ranch or rustic homes, can develop algae in moist climates. That’s why asphalt shingles are the go-to option among homeowners.
Every homeowner wants to get the most out of their investment. That’s why it’s important to choose the right materials. Those with the longest service life often gain the approval of homeowners and contractors alike.
Today, we look at the six steps to enhance the service life of your asphalt roofs.