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What Are Soffits and Fascia?

What Are Soffits and Fascia?

While there are many homeowners who are familiar with the basics of residential and commercial roofing systems, their parts and their functions, there are still many who remain unfamiliar with soffits and fascia. Despite being not widely known, these two are very important components of any roof. Any problem with the soffit and the fascia can easily… Continue Reading

The Best Low-Slope Roof Options for Commercial Use

The Best Low-Slope Roof Options for Commercial Use

At its core, the goal of any commercial and residential roofing system is simple: protect a building and its contents against the elements. While this is a simplistic way of stating the purpose of the roof, the actual details of how it does this job are actually quite complex. In fact, when it comes to flat and… Continue Reading

Storm Damage to Roof: Important Steps Should You Take

Storm Damage to Roof: Important Steps Should You Take

Your roof is a critical barrier of your home against harmful elements. A well-designed and efficient roofing system should be able to withstand torrential downpours, strong winds and sharp-hitting hail and minimize needed repairs in the future. But what happens if your roof sustains damage from a storm? In this article, a roof replacement contractor shares the… Continue Reading

What Causes Galvanic Corrosion on Metal Roofs?

What Causes Galvanic Corrosion on Metal Roofs?

Metal is arguably one of the most popular materials for roofing — all thanks to its inherent strength, durability and incredibly long lifespan. However, there are circumstances under which corrosion can become a real issue. Fortunately, having basic knowledge and understanding of the common causes of galvanic corrosion can be really helpful and help mitigate costly problems… Continue Reading

Debunking 3 Common Roof Repair Myths

Debunking 3 Common Roof Repair Myths

It is crucial to perform roof repairs to keep your roof in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, there are quite a few misconceptions about the home improvement task that, if left unaddressed, can cost homeowners a pretty penny. In this article, commercial roofing company Mascon, Inc. shares some of the most common roof repair myths and reveals the truth behind… Continue Reading

How to Extend the Service Life of a Roof

How to Extend the Service Life of a Roof

All roofing materials have an estimated lifespan — ranging from around 25 years for standard asphalt shingles to 100 years for slate roofing. However, not all roofs will actually last as long as projected, no thanks to weather damage and maintenance neglect over the years. In this article, roofing contractor Mason, Inc. shares a few ways to… Continue Reading

Common Roof Maintenance Myths Debunked

Common Roof Maintenance Myths Debunked

As a homeowner, it’s important to understand the importance of proper roof maintenance. The only reason why well-known manufacturers and professional contractors recommend regular inspection and maintenance is so your own roof will last as long as its expected lifespan. Any issues spotted on your roof must be addressed immediately; choosing to ignore repairs will… Continue Reading

Should You Ground Your Metal Roof?

Should You Ground Your Metal Roof?

While metal roofing is a popular choice in both residential and commercial construction, some homeowners decide to have theirs grounded, much like how it’s done in other metal or electrical applications. Depending on where you live, this may be mandated, but even if it’s not grounded, there’s no additional risk. The chances of metal roofing… Continue Reading

The Hidden Benefits of Metal Roofing Systems

The Hidden Benefits of Metal Roofing Systems

Most people are already familiar with the advantages of metal roofs: they have longer life spans, they work in virtually any home style, and they’re energy efficient. In addition to all of these, metal roofs have lesser-known benefits which, in this post, local roof replacement contractor Mascon, Inc. puts in the spotlight. Continue Reading

How Can Trees Cause Damage to Your Roof?

How Can Trees Cause Damage to Your Roof?

Trees can benefit your property in many ways. They provide shade on hot days, they protect your home from high winds and they help prevent soil erosion. However, trees can also cause damage to your home under certain conditions. In today’s post, local roofing contractor Mascon, Inc. shares how you can prevent this type of damage. Continue Reading