The Roofer's Blog

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?...

5 Year Roof Warranty

HOW DO YOU GET ONE? If you replace your roof or have a new roof put on, you automatically receive a free 5 year warranty. Every new roof comes with one. Here's what it includes: FREE annual...

How to Get Rid of Moss

BE THE BOSS OF YOUR MOSS Is moss a problem for your roof? Do you keep removing it in vain? I might have a trick for you that could totally cut out the hassle of cleaning moss from your roof. Fir...

Aluminium Siding Pros and Cons

ALUMINIUM. NOT VINYL. ALUMINIUM. Aluminum siding hit the scene in the 1950s as a replacement for wood siding. It didn’t rot and it was advertised in a way that made you believe that once you had ...

How Gutters Are Made

THE GUTTER TRUCK Watch this one minute video and see how gutters are made. Narration and video by: Carlos Sanchez...