Do you have a roof leak or think you have storm damage on your shingle roof?
Thru history shingles have been made of several different types of materials, such as thin pieces of wood, slate, metal, asbestos-cement, butimen-soaked paper covered with aggregate, composite or ceramic. Most asphalt shingles are reinforced with either fiber glass or paper. So there are different types of shingles that you can choose from. Two of the most popular types of shingles are fiberglass and asphalt shingles.
Asphalt shingles are on about 80% of houses in the United States according to many different informational websites. Shingles made now days, can last a pretty long time. On average, their durability lasts about 20-30 years, yet some can even last a lifetime! Even with this information, this makes shingles possible for a well-trained roof technician to make necessary repairs?
How its installed
When the shingles are installed, they are first installed by local building codes. These shingles are flat rectangled elements that overlap in a way that channels water off a pitched roof. These elements are laid in rows from the bottom edge of roof up, with each successive higher row overlapping the joints in the row below. Shingles are installed based on the manufacturers product approvals. Now with Roofing Experts, all of our roofs are installed according to Miami-Dade Building Codes to ensure that your roof is installed using the maximum technology and the maximum HVHZ or High Volecity Hurricane Zone requirements...
High Velocity Hurricane Zone
HVHZ is very important when installing your roof in Florida or even along the coast. By installing HVHZ, what does it really mean? Well it means the number of attachment locations or what type or size of screw is used to attach to the sheathing; this makes all the difference based on the manufacturers testing with Florida Product Approval Testing. Which this also ncludes the highest UL Rating for your roof. Please refer to our HVHZ page or our Product Approval page for further information on these important factors to look for.
Other Roof Options
We hope this information helps you with informing you of your roof type. If you want to upgrade from a shingle roof system to another type, we have several other options. Please call us to inspect your roof (for FREE) to see if your roof is up to specifications to handle the correct load bearing by weight for a heavier or a lighter systems. This is best to see which option or system will best work for your existing truss system. We are of only a few roofers that have the latest technology of barrel tile roof that weighs the same amount or lighter than standard shingles! We are apart of a limited approved roof installer program for this new technology.So call our Emergency Team 24 hours a day seven days a week.
If you have a leak, never attempt to inspect the roof yourself. The roof may be weak and you could sustain fatal injuries. Why not let us give you an estimate to repair the damage today?
Count on Roofing Experts for a professional, reliable service when you need it most in the South Florida Area. No roofing job is too big or to small. If you're looking for a quality roofing job, at an affordable price, call Roofing Experts for a free roof evaluation.
To learn more about other roof systems:• TILE REPAIRS
• METAL REPAIRS
• BUR REPAIRS
• SINGLE-PLY REPAIRS
• COATING REPAIRS
• SPF REPAIRS
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