Many qualities have made wood a classic siding material. Its only weakness, though, is its susceptibility to moisture. When exposed to water repeatedly, authentic wood deteriorates and loses everything that makes it a desirable building material.
The terms “shakes” and “shingles” are used interchangeably when referring to wood roofing, yet there are enough differences that make them distinct from one another. Roof replacement expert Storm Master Construction and Roofing shares the key differences between wood shakes and shingles.
Addressing roofing problems as soon as you discover them can help you avoid dealing with costly repair work. When you notice the following signs, make an appointment with your trusted roofing contractor as soon as possible.
Slate roofing is one of the best roof replacement choices available today. It may have a higher upfront cost compared to other roofing options, but its benefits more than outweigh the cost. Storm Master Construction and Roofing shares an overview of these benefits.
Composite or fiberglass shingles are the same as traditional asphalt shingles, except for the backing material. Whereas traditional shingles have organic or paper backing material, composite shingles have fiberglass. Storm Master Construction and Roofing takes a look at the advantages of choosing composite shingles for your roof replacement project.