How Much Do Roofing Contractors Make

Some people want a job where people look up to them. They want to be someone who stands head and shoulders over everyone else. Well, there’s always roofing contractors. There’s not only the height advantage to consider, there’s also the opportunity to work out in the fresh air, get lots of exercise, and practice your sense of balance. But what about the financial rewards? Straight Up Statistics According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the top-earning roofers made

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Roofs and Their Problems

Whatever type of roof you have or find on a property you are considering buying, there are some basic problems you should be aware of and look out for. They will, of course, depend on the construction itself and the covering used. Sagging roof If the roof is sagging, this could indicate serious problems, unless the property is very old and the original cause has settled down. If the ridge is straight and the sag is confined to a saucer-like

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Roofing Material Options for your Home

What type of roof do you have on your home? This isn’t something that I’ve thought a lot about in recent years. That’s because I moved to San Francisco where I have lived in apartments and didn’t have a reason to pay attention to the roofs. However, I used to live in Arizona, where I lived in houses and knew about the roofs that were over my head. There are several different roofing options in Arizona. And in fact, there

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How to Install Asphalt Shingles

A Guide to Tar and Paper Shingles Installing asphalt shingles isn’t a hard process but a proper underlayment has to be in place before the shingling can start. You will need the following tools for this install; a chalk line, level, straightedge, utility knife and tin snips. Since this is such a critical aspect of the roofing process, we’ll start our directions on how to install asphalt shingles with a refresher on tar paper, flashing and waterproofing. Preparing the Roof

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Steel Paneled Residential Roof

Roofing And Environmental Concerns The need to replace your residential roof can mean spending a good sum of money to get the project completed. It is a costly concern from many standpoints. The existing roof might be good for another year or two before you start springing leaks. The thing is if it does start leaking it is going to cause interior damage. You might as well look in to replacing it now before you find yourself making other unnecessary

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