The Roofer's Blog

The Plywood Under Your Shingles

PLYWOOD DETERIORATING If your home was built in the last year 20 years you most likely have a plywood as the first layer of your roof. The plywood on your roof should be 1/2 inch to 3/4 of an inch ...

Here’s Where I Find Peace

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE Today is International Day of Peace but it is something that is missing from many of our lives. Living in fear is not a safe way to live. I am learning that despite my b...

Patio Roofing Options

FALL IS COMING!! Patio Roofing Options We’re getting close to fall! Which means pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pies, carving pumpkins, and falling leaves. Fall is my favorite season for many re...

Here is How Shingles Are Installed

Click this video to see how shingles are installed and the art to making it perfect. Getting on a roof can be very dangerous. Make sure you have all the necessary safety precautions before getting ...

What is Flashing?

FLASHING NOT CRASHING Flashing keeps water from leaking into small spaces on your roof, like in between your shingles, pipes, chimney, and skylights. It is waterproof and goes over cracks and gap...

What is Hardie Board?

GONE AND COMING BACK AGAIN In 1901, Hardie Board was patented as the very first fiber, cement siding. In order to make Hardie Board, engineers mix together wood pulp, sand and cement. They then dry...

Standing Seam Metal Roofs

HAVE YOU HEARD? Ever heard of a Standing Seam Metal Roof? Me either. Till this week. I did some research on them and this is what I found.. Standing Seam Metal Roof is a roof that has a seam abo...

How Storms Affect Your Roof

IKE OR NOT, GET YOUR ROOF STORM READY An Ohio we see the aftermath of hurricanes. Here’s what you need to know about the storms and what they’re capable of. There are also ways to prepare your ...

How Each City Celebrates the Fourth

RED WHITE & BOOM Have you ever spent the fourth of July outside of Cincinnati and seen how other cities celebrate? I’ve spent some of my fourths in Cincinnati. Growing up in Columbus though, ...

How to Stay Hydrated

HYDRATE OR DIE-DRATE Summer has officially begun but this past weekend made it seem like summers been here for a while. The temperature was high and humidity was higher so how do you stay hydrated?...