Your roof is leaking, and now you’re wondering what to do. Whether the leak showed up as a little discoloration on the ceiling or you were awakened from a deep sleep by the sound of dripping water, now it’s time to figure out how to get it fixed and how to pay for the repair.
There are a few variables that can affect installation time, including whether the roof is damaged, whether you need structural repairs before the crew can install a new roof, if there are weather-related delays and which type of materials you chose. Of course the roof’s size and pitch (steepness) are commonly the two most relevant
Not every cedar roof that is due for replacement gets replaced with a composition roof. Many homeowners chose to have a new cedar roof installed. Considering that the premium quality cedar shakes used by All Surface ( if regularly maintained by our gentle methods and using our proprietary CedarGuard treatment) can reasonably be expected to
There are many home improvement projects, but few have the impact of replacing the roof. Replacing an existing roof is one of the best ways to increase the comfort, safety and even the value of the home. Even so, replacing an existing roof is not something to be taken lightly, and it is important for
Homeowners are often told to get several bids for roofing, and accept the best. It may be helpful, when making that decision, to understand just what goes into figuring up roofing costs. Without knowing what goes into a roof, it can sometimes be frustrating to see a big dollar figure plunked down in front you.
Damaged roof ridgecaps Here are some photos of a job we did recently here in Portland. As you can see, the ridgecaps on this roof were badly deteriorated. Why this was, we don't know - the field of the roof itself is in very good condition. Regardless, in such a situation, a
Part of a good roof replacement job is in the preparation. Certainly good material and competent roofers help make a good installation. But sometimes the little details of preparation can make a big difference between a good job and a great job. Details such as planning for falling debris and efficient disposal of that debris
When To Replace a Roof If you are like most people, you probably would prefer to postpone roof placement as long as possible. However in Portland, Oregon, with our seemingly constant rain, waiting too long to replace your roof can present a whole list of problems. So as much as you might prefer to answer
A very old and tired cedar shake roof. A brand new 30 year Architectural Laminate Composition Roof Here is our most recent example of another beautiful conversion from a cedar shake roof to a composition roof. In this case, it is a 30 year warranty, architectural laminate. While a new or