Types of Damage
Ventilation is one of the most asked about topics here at Shew’s Top Quality Roofing and Guttering. With our Oklahoma Summer heat, homeowners are looking for ways to reduce summer cooling bills. And proper ventilation in the winter months is just as important. Attic Ventilation is a process of air intake and output. The flow of air is critical to promote good ventilation. As illustrated, air movement is essential!
Natural Enemies to Roofs
Sun, rain, wind and cold — a roof system’s performance is affected by much of what nature throws at it. Knowing about these and other factors will help you make informed roof system buying decisions.
Hail or Wind Damage?
If your property was in the path of a recent storm, you should immediately contact a qualified, professional roofing contractor and arrange for a roof inspection. Whether you choose to deal with Shew’s Top Quality Roofing and Guttering or not, we highly recommend that you have your roof inspected prior to calling in a claim…
The process of detecting and evaluating hail damage is subjective at best, and often everyone involved will offer a different assessment. Damage can range from large, highly visible dents and tears to almost undetectable indentations or invisible granule damage. However, even small amounts of damage can harm the surfacing material, leading to deterioration of the shingles months later.
What is An Ice Dam?
An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the lower edge of a roof and prevents water produced by melting snow from draining off the roof. The water that backs up behind the dam can leak into a building and cause damage to walls, ceilings, insulation and other areas.