What Is a Soffit?

2020-07-21T08:47:32-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Most people are familiar with certain parts of the roof, such as the shingles and the flashing. However, there’s more to a roofing system than those two parts. One of the lesser-known components is the soffit. What is a roof soffit and what does it do? Our roofing and siding experts have the answers. What Is a [...]

What is the Roof Flashing and Why is it Important?

2020-07-21T08:29:31-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As soon as a roofing contractor brings up the topic of the roof with homeowners, some tend to think that it’s only made up of three components: the underlayment for moisture protection, the deck that holds the roofing structure up and the shingles to protect the roof’s exterior. However, there’s a fourth component that homeowners [...]

What Affects Your Roofs Lifespan?

2020-07-21T08:52:36-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every homeowners wants their roof to last forever, but like anything else, it has an expiration date. Understanding the main factors that affect a roofing system’s longevity can help extend its service life, though. Keep reading as we discuss the reasons that cause your roof’s health to decline. 1. Weather As your home’s first line [...]

Why GAF Roofing?

2020-06-29T22:43:33-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What Sets GAF Shingles Apart? GAF turned the art of making roofing shingles into science through their Advanced Protection® shingle technology. Advanced technology, manufacturing and testing techniques are the secrets behind the robust quality of each roofing shingle. Unlike ordinary asphalt shingles, our GAF shingles utilize a proprietary orientation of glass fibers for maximum strength [...]

Be Proactive With Your Roof Maintenance

2020-06-29T22:35:41-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are all well aware that owning a home is a wonderful thing, but it comes with alot of headaches and problems. Many of these issues usually revolve around home maintenance. And it’s not just about cleaning your siding or mowing the lawn, which you can do yourself, but aspects like roof maintenance. The roof is [...]

4 Things To Know About A Roof

2020-06-29T22:20:57-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a homeowner, it is important that you make informed decisions, especially when you are having major home improvement projects like a roof replacement done. Its difficult to do this when terms are being discussed with you and you have no idea what these terms mean. Professional home remodeler United We Stand shares some tips [...]

GAF Lifetime Roofing System

2020-06-30T02:07:59-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When you’re re-roofing your home, you have a wide range of options when it comes to materials and brands. While there are many brands on the market that can suit your needs just fine, roofing services experts say that there is one brand that you should always consider: GAF. But what exactly is a GAF [...]

How to Spot Roof Wind Damage on Your Home

2020-06-30T02:07:59-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Remodeling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Perform an Outdoor Inspection Look for missing and damaged shingles on your roof or shingles or pieces of roofing materials around your property (damaged shingles might be curled, cracked, or torn). If this type of damage is only affecting a small area, roofing repairs might be able to address the problem. Roofing damage by wind [...]

Asphalt Roof Cleaning Tips

2020-06-30T02:07:59-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Regular roof maintenance is essential to maximizing the performance and life span of your asphalt roofing. It can also save you from expensive repairs down the road. In this article, professional roofing contractor United We Stand shares tips on cleaning and maintaining your asphalt roof. DO Clean Your Roof Regularly Make sure your asphalt roof is [...]

Spring Roof Maintenance

2020-06-30T02:08:00-04:00By |Categories: Contractor, Remodeling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are all living under unique circumstances. With spring arriving in the New England area, it is important to ensure that your home’s exterior is in good shape as we head into the warmer months! Hopefully by then things will return to normal. We thought we could keep you busy with some maintenance you might [...]