What Does Hail Damage Look Like on a Roof?

Apr 11 2022

Roofs and hail do not mix, especially with most asphalt shingles. In the MidSouth area, we don’t get a lot of hail, but we still get our fair share, so it’s important to know what they look like. In the roofing world hail means a lot of potential damage to your roof. Even if you don’t have obvious dents showing, you likely still need a hail damage roof inspection to find out how much damage you’re dealing with and how to proceed with any possible roof repairs. Since it’s such a rare occurrence, we put together signs to look for…

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How Much Does Drip Edge Cost on your Memphis Roof?

Apr 04 2022

Drip edge is one of our favorite roofing components. It looks attractive but also has a very important function. For those of you who don’t know, drip edge is designed to protect your fascia and siding from prematurely rotting and it does this by redirecting water away from your fascia boards instead of it flowing down your fascia. Drip edge is installed on your eaves and rakes of your home. Simply put, it’s installed on the perimeter of your roof.  But how much does this stuff cost?! Let me present two scenarios for you so that you can know generally…

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Benefits of Coatings for your Memphis Commercial Roof

Mar 31 2022

Are you looking at a new roof for your commercial building in Memphis? There are a lot of options available out there, but in this article we want to share with you the benefits of roof coatings. To begin, it helps to know what a coating is. A roof coating is a “fluid applied roofing system.” What this means is that it is applied similarly to how paint is applied. It comes in liquid form and has to be rolled or sprayed onto the roof. There are also different kinds of coatings. The three big ones being acrylic, silicone, and…

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Benefits of Adding Gutter Guards to Your Memphis Home

Mar 28 2022

Do you hate cleaning your gutters? We don’t blame you, so that’s why we wanted to introduce you to gutter guards. Gutters play an important role in protecting your Memphis home, so they shouldn’t be ignored. At Restoration Roofing we offer top quality gutters guards so let us show you how they can make all the difference! What are Gutter Guards? Gutter guards are a hardware sheet that go over your gutters to catch or shed any debris coming down your roof. There are two main types of gutter guards – gutter guard screens and gutter helmets. Gutter screens are…

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Roofing Components: What is Step Flashing?

Mar 21 2022

Your roof consists of a ton of different components that serve specific roles. One of the most critical and difficult components to install is your step flashing. When rain starts to pour, water can easily seep underneath your shingles where your shingles meet the chimney or a side wall. The solution: step flashing. What is step flashing? Step flashing is a L-shaped metal flashing that is used where roofs meet vertical surfaces. Step flashing comes in different sizes, but the most common is 4” x 4” x 8” long. In order to understand it’s use, think about a chimney for…

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Top Questions You Should Ask Your Collierville, TN Roofer

Mar 15 2022

Quality roofers can be hard to find and making the wrong choice can be costly and result in even more damage to your home. Any Collierville roofing contractor will need to be vetted before you trust them with the largest investment you own. One way to narrow down your options is to ask your perspective roofing contractor the questions below. Are you licensed? First and foremost, always make sure your roofer is licensed. A reputable company will have a business license, contractors license (if applicable in your area), and will carry both Workman’s Comp and General Liability insurance. Check with…

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