Which Roofing Materials are the Best for Withstanding Bad Weather?
Shingles: If you currently have a 3-Tab-Shingle Roof in Florida, you may want to consider getting a new roof replacement. 3-Tab-Shingle Roofs can only withstand 60-70 mph winds before they start to lift. Versus the Architectural shingles which can withstand winds from 110-130 mph. The Pros of installing a Shingle roof are: Low Cost, Light weight, and Easy to Install. Compared to Tile and Metal Roofing systems, shingles tend to cost less to install. Shingles are a lighter weight and easier to install than metal and tile roofing systems. A Con of Shingle roofs is that aging and weathering will…
4 Yearly Roof Cleaning Rituals for a Longer Roof Life
1. Hire a Reputable Roof Cleaner Although there some amateurs pretending to be professionals, it is actually fairly simple to weed out roof cleaning companies that don’t suit your needs. By asking questions and trusting your gut when something doesn’t feel right, you can avoid a bad situation that leaves you worse off than when you started. The most important factor when choosing a reputable roof cleaning company is by far their reputation in your area. How long they have been in business can also be the biggest indicator of their success. It’s not worth taking the risk on…
What are the Signs its Time for a Roof Replacement?
1. Roof Condition Missing or damaged shingles can allow water to penetrate into the sheathing layers and lead to rot. Look for uneven shingle lines, curled, loose or torn shingles. If you see your roof sagging, it’s a pretty clear sign the under layer is rotting. 2. Gutters Gutters play a significant role in keeping water off of your roof and preventing moisture damage to your home. Your roof sheds rainwater to the gutters, so looking closely at your gutters can give you some insight into the health of your roof. When cleaning the gutters (at least twice per year)…
What You Need to Know Before Installing a Skylight
Energy Efficiency To prevent your new skylight from turning your house into a solar oven, it’s important to look into some of the energy efficient skylight options offered by a knowledgeable skylight window supplier. Tinted glass can reduce the amount of heat energy coming through your skylights. The slope and position of your skylight also determines its energy efficiency. Glass vs. Plastic Plastic glazing for skylights is less expensive than glass glazing and yet it's still fairly durable. Plastic is more susceptible to wear, however, and will scratch, discolor or warp easily. And unless the plastic is coated with a special film,…
Enviro-Tech Roofing Now Offers Flexible Financing Options!
Don't let financial constraints keep you from the new roof that you need now! Enviro-Tech is pleased to offer several financing options including 12 months same-as-cash. A new roof can be yours for as little as $199/month! No application fee, no interest, no prepayment penalties. Up to $45,000 can be obtained with a simple, 10 minute loan-by-phone application. Call us today! (941) 355-7663