Tag: roof shingles

An Exploration of Asphalt: Past, Present, and Future 

It is ubiquitous. We find it where we play, where we drive, where we rest. That’s because it constructs our highways, airport runways, car parks, racetracks, tennis courts, basketball courts, and, of course, the shingles that form our roofs. Asphalt is a mixture of aggregates; it could be crushed rock, sand, gravel or slags. We […]

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How the Summer Heat Affects Roof Shingles

Summer is heating things up, and roof shingles are no exception! Keep reading to learn a few ways to protect your roof shingles from those scorching rays. How Heat Affects Your Roof If you live in El Paso, you don’t need anyone to tell you how uncomfortably hot it gets in the summertime. The air […]

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How do Roof Shingles Handle the Heat?

El Paso is hot roughly 75 percent of the year. We’re talking frying an egg on the sidewalk hot (though we don’t recommend this, dirt and all). While our roofs need repairs from time to time, it’s kind of crazy how roof shingles can survive such hot weather. Well, depending on the kind of shingle […]

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Picking the Right Roof Shingles for Your Home

When it comes to your home, you have a certain picture in mind of how it should look. You may be stumped though when it comes to your roof. After all, what are the options for your roof? Well, the possibilities for your roof tiles are endless. You can pretty much customize anything to match […]

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Colorful Tips for Selecting Roof Shingles

The color of a home’s roof shingles is a much bigger deal than most people realize. Roofing shingles are not just there to look pretty – although they do add a major aesthetic element to a home. They also serve to protect a house from the elements and cut down energy costs, and homeowners can […]

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How to Care for Your Home’s Roof Shingles

Your roof shingles are the first layer of protection for your roof. This means that taking care of them helps extend the life of your roof. Caring for your roof shingles does not mean cleaning them every day, or every week. It actually means checking on them and knowing what to do when something goes […]

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What Type of Roofing Material Should You Use On Your New Home?

It may be hard to believe but there are so many different types of roofing that it is almost too hard to decide which will best suit your new home and your personal style. There are various benefits to each type of material. For this reason, it’s important to do your research and call around. […]

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What Kind of Roof Shingles are Right for Your House?

Roof shingles on your roof are more than just a decorative feature. They serve an important functional purpose in protecting the integrity of your home and keeping water out. When you are re-roofing your house or putting a roof on a building for the first time, you need to know what kinds of shingles you […]

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