6 Nails per Shingle

6 Nails per Shingle

The shingle manufacturer requires a minimum of (4) nails per shingle, but that is the minimum for a minimum warranty. Assuming you are a factory certified contractor (6) nails per shingle is absolutely required for all upgrades on warranties. Example: 4 nails with any...
Things to check before hiring a contractor

Things to check before hiring a contractor

INSURANCE North Carolina is a non-regulated state. That means: There is no license for residential roofing. There are no permits for residential roofing There are no roofing inspectors for residential roofing Don’t let companies try to impress you and scew your...
How Do You Know When Your House Needs a New Roof?

How Do You Know When Your House Needs a New Roof?

Roofs need to be repaired, or even replaced, immediately when they stop doing their job. The job, keeping out water, sounds simple, but there are many parts to the roof and many ways they can go wrong. Knowing the signs of when this breakdown is happening is vital to...
What Is a Drip Edge and Why Do I Need It On My Home?

What Is a Drip Edge and Why Do I Need It On My Home?

Details matter. Cutting corners, or in this case edges, can create big headaches later. A drip edge is a very simple concept: It is a strip of metal flashing installed along the edge of your roof at the point where water drips off. And you need it to protect your roof...