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Roof Replacement

Replacing your roof is a major and important investment. A quality roofing system involves the underlayments, shingles and ventilation products all working together. A complete roof system is designed to provide optimum performance.

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Drip edge- Drip edge protects the edges of roof sheathing from water penetration during driving rains.

Ice & Water Shield- Waterproofing shingle underlayment prevents leaks from wind-driven rain and ice dams in vulnerable areas. These vulnerable areas include all valleys (where two roof planes intersect), around chimneys, walls, skylights, vents, and a minimum of 24″ past the interior wall line at the eave provides your first line of defense.

Underlayment- (felt paper) Underlayment covers the entire roof decking and provides and additional layer of protection against the elements.

Starter strip- Starter strip is installed along all the edges of your roofline to prevent wind and water intrusion under the shingle.

Asphalt Shingles- While shingles comes in a variety of designs and colors; they serve a primary, practical purpose. To create a watertight, wind-resistant seal that protects your roof from environmental damage.

Click on the manufacturers to view their product online: GAF Certainteed TAMKO

Attic Ventilation- Proper ventilation provides longevity to all of the roof’s components by removing excess and humid heat and allowing air to circulate.

Shingle Cap- Protects the roof’s peak and enhances its overall look.

We hope this information will make you a more knowledgeable consumer and, when the time comes, a smart roof system buyer. We are Certainteed Certified Master Shingle Company.

Call (443) 802-2180 or email us to schedule your free, no-obligation estimate. We look forward to working with you.