According to the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association, over 80% of homes in the United States are cladded with asphalt shingles. It’s not mandatory — homeowners just seem to choose asphalt shingles over other types of roofing materials. In today’s post, local roofing and siding company Empire Roofing & More takes a look at the reasons why so many people love asphalt shingles.
Asphalt Shingle Cracks vs. Splits: What’s the Difference?
A professional roofing contractor will warn you if he finds cracks or splits in your shingles during an inspection. These are common problems in asphalt roofs that must be addressed promptly as they could indicate a faulty or deteriorating roofing system.
3 Biggest Enemies of Your Roof
Some homeowners can’t help but wonder what are the worst things that their roofing system can run into, for all the right reasons. After all, you want to be on the lookout for these issues if you want to get the most performance and life out of your beloved roofing system. In this blog, Empire Roofing & More, the leading home remodeler and roofer in the area, shares the three biggest enemies… Continue Reading
4 Weather Conditions and How They Affect Your Roof
Your roof protects your home from the elements, which means you need to choose a roofing system that can withstand them. But what are these “elements” that your roof is supposed to protect you from? In today’s post, local roofing and siding company Empire Roofing & More shares a look at common weather conditions and how they affect your roof. 1. Rain — Sloped roofs are designed to shed rainwater and prevent it… Continue Reading
4 Commonly Asked Questions About GAF Roofing Systems
Entrust your roof installation to Empire Roofing and More. We are a GAF Master Elite® contractor that offers high-quality roofing shingles backed by strong warranties. To help you make the right decision, our local roofers will answer the frequently asked questions about our roofing products.