Santa's Landing Pad: A Roofing BlogSanta's Landing Pad: A Roofing Blog


About Me

Santa's Landing Pad: A Roofing Blog

Why do you need a strong roof on your home? To support Santa's sleigh, of course! In a more realistic sense, however, a strong roof is important for your home's protection. It keeps the wind and rain outside, and it also insulates your home against the chill of winter and the heat of summer. Most people think of roofs as being made from shingles, but roofers can make a strong roof from slate, tile, metal, or an array of other materials, too. We hope that as you read this roofing blog, you gain a lot of knowledge about the profession and about roofs in general.

Categories

Latest Posts

4 Top Advantages Of Installing A Tile Roof
5 June 2020

One of the ways to get the most enjoyment from you

Three Signs Of Damaged Roof Decking
2 June 2020

All too often, homeowners put off a much-needed ro

Subtle Signs It's Time For A New Roof
28 May 2020

When water starts pouring into the attic or you fi

Factors That Influence Your Roof's Wind Resistance
22 May 2020

Strong winds can rip your roof to shreds if you do

When Is The Best Time To Replace Your Roof?
20 May 2020

In many areas, three-season roof replacement is al

4 Top Advantages Of Installing A Tile Roof

One of the ways to get the most enjoyment from your home is to ensure it will stand the test of time. The ideal method for making this possible is to have a roof in place that won't quickly wear out with use. Installing a tile roof can offer you several advantages, and learning what many of these are could influence your decision. 1. Withstands harsh conditions Do you live in an area that has a lot of storms and hurricanes? Read More 

Three Signs Of Damaged Roof Decking

All too often, homeowners put off a much-needed roof replacement because the shingles look fine. Unfortunately, damage to a roof may not be immediately obvious. Your roof is made up of three main layers: the decking, which is typically made of plywood and forms the roof base, the underlayment, which creates a water barrier on top of the decking, and the shingles, which create the main upper weather barrier. If the decking fails, then the rest of your roof can't keep your home dry. Read More 

Subtle Signs It’s Time For A New Roof

When water starts pouring into the attic or you find whole chunks of shingles in your yard, you obviously need a new roof. But sometimes, roofs are not quite as obvious when they tell you their days are numbered. Some roofs give off more subtle signs that the end is near.  Squirrels and Birds on the Roof The occasional squirrel or bird on the roof is not a major reason to be concerned. Read More 

Factors That Influence Your Roof’s Wind Resistance

Strong winds can rip your roof to shreds if you don't have the right roof design. If you are planning to install or replace a roof, you should talk with the contractor about your concerns about wind damage. Below are some of the factors the contractor can control to give you a wind-resistant roof. Roofing Material The wind resistance of roofing materials determines how much wind uplift each material can withstand. Read More 

When Is The Best Time To Replace Your Roof?

In many areas, three-season roof replacement is always an option, while the four-season installation is only possible in milder climates. The following guide can help you understand the pros and cons of each season so you can be better informed when selecting the time of year to schedule the installation of your new roof. Winter Winter is probably one of the worst times to schedule a roof replacement unless you live in a mild climate with minimal chance for snow or rain. Read More