The underlayment may not be as visible as asphalt shingles, yet it is an essential part of every residential roofing system. It’s the barrier that protects the roof from water intrusion in case the outer layer gets damaged. In this blog, home improvement contractor Minnesota’s 1st Choice shares an in-depth look at the roofing underlayment.
Roofs do not just keep you dry and safe. They are also a point of pride for any home.
You can make your house more energy-efficient by investing in a quality roof and other home improvement projects. According to the Federal Trade Commission, half of the money spent on utility bills are allocated to heating and cooling the home.
Roofing materials account for more than 11 million tons of waste per year in the United States. When done right, though, recycling them can have both economic and marketing benefits. Recycling during re-roofing needs only minor changes to the tear-off procedure. As such, shingle recycling brings cost savings to roofing contractors.
All roofing systems have their own sets of inherent problem areas. It’s just a matter of keeping your roof in good shape to avoid potential disaster. Read on as Minnesota’s 1st Choice shows you some of the more common problem areas so you can better maintain your roof.