Before asphalt shingles, wood shingles and shakes were the favorite residential roofing materials. But over the years, asphalt shingles have become so popular that they have since overtaken wood as the roofing material of choice among homeowners. Roofing and siding expert Krech Exteriors takes an in-depth look at how this happened and why asphalt shingles remain a popular roofing choice today.
When you think about slate roofing, you probably imagine uniformly-arranged gray or black rectangles on imposing sloped roofs. But, you might be surprised to know that slate can be installed in many ways, and in this blog, Krech Exteriors shares a list of the different installations that can be done with slate roofs.
Every now and then, we encounter clients who ask us to repair their siding. We arrive on the jobsite with repair tools, only to find out that the siding has been damaged beyond repair. Usually, the siding gets to that state without homeowners noticing because they don’t really know for what to look out. This is why we’ve put together a list that can help you identify the common signs that indicate the material might need repair.
Earlier in this guide, we discussed the benefits of investing in good siding. If you’re looking to invest in a siding project, then you’ll want to realize those benefits for yourself. Key to doing so is choosing the right siding material and, more importantly, choosing a reliable siding contractor.
Home improvement projects, such as siding installation or replacement, are among the smartest investments you can make. These projects increase the value of your home in many ways–making it more livable and lovable in the process. In this post, we’ll take a look at why siding, in particular, is something you should consider if you are planning to invest in home improvement.
The most popular type of asphalt shingle is probably what is known as the three-tab shingle. This material is what your roofing contractor probably uses in many of their projects. However, another variation of the asphalt shingle is slowly gaining traction throughout the U.S.: the architectural shingle. The question now is whether you should upgrade to this material.
When installing or replacing siding, it pays to carefully deliberate on the type of siding to invest in. Fortunately, there are a number of viable siding options to choose from. Let’s take a look at what three of today’s top choices offer, and how closely they match what you seek for your own home.