Monday, May 20, 2013

Tips to help lower the cost of your roofing project.

US Roofing wants to share with you some tips that could help in some cases to lower the cost of your roofing project:
·         Look for a roofing contractor you trust or it is referred from somebody and negotiate a price.
·         Make sure that the roofing company is local because if it is from a different state. It is not guaranteed that they will come back to fix your roof in case something happen.
·         Describe the project to your roofing contractor in the initial call when you contact them.
·         It is important to let the roofing contractors know which material you want for your house.  Also because they do have experience, if you do not know anything about roofing, ask them for their advice.
·         Always get a copy of the contract you signed and make sure to read it all.
·         Do not pay until the job is done. If a company ask for money up front, it is possible that they take the money and not do the job. Almost all companies received the money after the job is done and the customer is satisfied.
Do not trust any person called contractor just because they have a truck with a leader and tools. US Roofing wants to be prepared, and do some researches before you contract a company to do your roofing.

Monday, May 6, 2013

How to Keep Your Roof in Good Condition

US Roofing LLC think that your roof is the most important part of your home. It keeps you protected from rain, hail, and any pests which want to fly in. Keeping your roof in good condition is about being able to spot problems and knowing when it’s time to call in the experts.

Search for Moss

Moss is the enemy of roof tiles because it can separate them and create holes. The rain causes moss to grow by nourishing it and helping it to strengthen itself. You can commonly find it in the guttering, and when it grows too strong the roof can’t take the weight and it falls to the ground. If you have been spotting lots of moss on your porch lately, inspect your roof from the ground with a pair of binoculars.


Letting debris fester on your roof creates additional strain on the shingles, along with moisture damage. After any bout of extreme weather, check the roof and clean off any leaves and other debris with a long-handled rake. You should also inspect the roof for debris every six months, regardless of if you have had any extreme weather.

Ice Damming

Make sure your attic is sufficiently insulated. In the winter, this stops heat from rising up to the roof and warming it up. Any snow or ice already up there will melt and lead to standing water problems. Having a damp roof reduces its lifespan and can cause issues in your house. Moreover, quick freezes and thaws can damage the shingles themselves.

If your roof needs repairs, avoid trying to fix it yourself. Call in to US Roofing LLC which is an  Atlanta Roofing Contractor  to make sure it’s done properly. You’ll appreciate it in the long run.