Roofs are classified into four different fire ratings depending on their material. For you and your home’s safety, it’s best to learn more about your roof’s fire rating. Here, we walk you through the different classifications of roof fire ratings.read more
The roofing system is an integral part of any home. It protects the homeowners from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, heavy rainfall, sharp-hitting hail and other unwanted weather elements. So, what happens when high winds tear off loose shingles from your roof or when thunderstorms force water to infiltrate the roof deck? A roof emergency can happen anytime. Although urgent, there is no need to panic when you know how to properly manage an emergency roof repair.read more
You might not have heard of zinc as a metal roofing. In America, you’d be hard-pressed to find a home covered by this wonderful material. The case is different on the other side of the Atlantic; this metal crowns 70% of European houses.
The Minneapolis and St. Paul areas often experience harsh weather. We’re lucky that we don’t have to deal with major flooding and the resulting structural damage. But, we do have high winds, hail, tornadoes, lightning and extreme temperature fluctuations. All these can cause storm damage, especially to your roofing system.
A high-quality replacement roof is not just about buying new shingles but putting key components together to form a weatherproof and efficient system. To make sure your new roofing system has these features, Krech Exteriors recommends you invest in GAF Lifetime Roofing System. We shed light on the parts the make up this system:read more