"Working Hard To Put a Roof Over Your Head"






Roof Definitions

Roof Types





TEAR OFF                                                      REPAIRS


Services Offered

Your roof is the most important part of your home's weatherproofing system.  A leaking roof can cause incalculable damage in a short period of time.  We take all of the guess work out of the project by giving you a detailed project proposal, and we also go over all the details with you in person.  We are a professional contractor and can offer additional services in conjunction with your re-roofing project that will enhance any home, such as cool roofing decks, gutters, downspouts, roofing insulation, lighting, skylights, and sun tunnels.

  •     New Roof - Sections of a roof where there has not been existing roofing, this includes new construction and additions.
  •     Re-roof - Installing a new additional layer over pre-existing roofing. Check local codes for regulations.
  •     Tear Off - Removal of existing roofing down to decking and reinstallation of a new roof.
  •     Roof Construction - The fabrication of roofing structures for additions, new construction or alterations.
  •     Insurance Work - Working hand in hand with the insurance company to properly file your claim to repair or replace roofing from damage i.e.;    hail damage, wind damage, etc...
  •     Repairs - Analyzing damaged areas of the roof. Repairs from wind damage, ice damage, flashing failure, and penetration breakdown. We can get your roof back to a viable state until we can install your new roof.
  •     Rubber Roofs - Roofing system installed on a low sloping (flat) roof with a material made up of rubber.
  •     Hail-Wind Damage - Damaging hail causes granule loss, significant damage occurs when the material is already in an advanced stage of deterioration.  Wind damage causes section of a roof that may have been installed incorrectly to be blown off due to high winds.
  •     Other various small project needs

In regards to residential roofs, there are two basic types of roof structures; flat and pitched.  Specific materials are required for each type.  Knowing the correct type of roof material for your roof structure is imperative to the effectiveness and life span of your roof. We are experts in this area, we will not cut corners.  Let us answer your questions and solve your roofing problems for you.

When we are re-roofing a house, whether we use shingles or tile, we use tarps to cover your landscaping, driveways, and other important personal effects around the house.

We then install the highest quality materials to protect from the elements.



Choosing the Right Contractor

Selecting a good contractor is a very important step in your process.  Here are some tips on how to choose one that will best fit your needs.  Home improvements are a long term investment, you want to make sure you spend enough time up front to avoid hours of aggravation later.


Choose a contractor that has been referred to you by someone you trust.

Certified and Licensed

Ask to see the contractor's certifications, licenses and employee training documents.


Make sure you discuss scheduling to make sure the work can be started and finished in a time frame that fits your schedule. (Remember as roofers our jobs rely on good weather, any unexpected weather change will cause delays.)


Make sure to receive a detailed proposal and contract. Any changes in that contract will be subject to a change order. Proper documentation will provide you with confidence that your home improvement project will go as smoothly as possible.


Check the contractor's insurance.  Reputable contractors carry two types of insurance; liability and workers compensation.  Liability insurance will protect the homeowner should the contractor damage your property or injure someone on your property, or neighboring properties.  Workers compensation protects the homeowner should a worker get injured during the job, also provides for medical expenses and lost income.  Without proper insurance the financial responsibility falls on the homeowner.


Check references and ask how complaints are handled.  Reputable contractors will have a proven track record and will be pleased to show you a list of previous customers.   Even the best of contractors run into problems, it is important to ask how they handle those situations.

Although there is no guarantee that your roofing project will be problem free, a planned approach is the best way to avoid problems.  Sit down with each contractor for at least an hour so that you fully understand your projects needs.





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Last modified: 03/28/2007