January 22, 2021
Standing seam metal roofs are less leak-prone than a conventional metal roof, thanks to their raised locking systems. The raised locking systems that secure the interlocking metal roof panels make sure water doesn’t easily seep into the seams, a weak point for standard roofing systems. Keep in mind standing seam metal roofs’ increased resistance to leaks doesn’t mean they have fewer maintenance needs. Remember: routine maintenance is a must if you want to keep your metal roof in good condition. Here are some metal roofing maintenance tips:
January 12, 2021
Roof flashing is considered one of the weak points on a conventional roofing system. Flashing is installed in vulnerable parts of your roof such as the roof joints, penetrations, valleys and other areas where water gathers. It’s important to keep an eye on these areas, as these are where leaks often start. How does roof flashing fail and what can homeowners do about it? Hinkle Roofing, your trusted residential and commercial roofing contractor, explains here.
January 11, 2021
Should you be worried about window condensation? Yes—condensation on window frames can cause the paint on them to peel and, in the long run, cause rot or mold to form. How can you prevent condensation from forming on your windows?
January 4, 2021
Don’t forget that ensuring your roof is well-ventilated is just as important as choosing the right kind of roofing material. Without adequate ventilation, moisture is trapped in your roof and attic and cause mold and mildew to form. Remember: damp environments are the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew. What are the other things you should know about roof and attic ventilation? The residential and commercial roofing contractors at Hinkle Roofing lists them here.
December 23, 2020
Replacing your old siding is one of the biggest investments you can do for your home. New siding doesn’t only beautify your home’s exterior, but also improves your home’s durability and energy efficiency. The key to a successful siding replacement project is careful planning. Hinkle Roofing, one of the leading local roofing companies and window contractors, shares some tips on how to ensure your project’s success. Hire a credible contractor for the job. The contractor you choose for the job has a significant impact on the success of your upgrade. Be sure to look for a reputable one with certifications, extensive experience and...