A typical residential roof repair or replacement often requires replacing the original material, and one of the most common replacement options is slate.
Gutters are something many homeowners forget about. However, it is vital to the state of your roof and the overall health of your house.
So you’re considering replacing your decades-old roof with a new one but don’t know where to start. Your trusted residential roofing company, Dior Construction, shares tips on how you can prepare for your roof replacement project.
The black or brown streaks you’re seeing on your roof don’t indicate that there is a growth of mold, mildew or moss. They also don’t mean that the asphalt shingles are deteriorating and need replacement. These dark stains are actually protective UV coating created by the small bacteria, Gloeocpsa magma, or “blue-green algae.”
As one of the top residential roofing contractors in our area, Dior Constriction recommends installing the GAF Lifetime Roofing System for your roof. GAF designed their asphalt shingles, starter shingles, ridge cap shingles, roof deck protection, leak barriers and attic ventilation to all work together. Today, we will discuss GAF’s leak barriers: