A damaged or failing roof can be the cause of many problems. For instance, water seeping under the shingles could get trapped and turn to ice. Because water expands when it freezes, it causes this type of failure to continue expanding. Luckily, Roofers in Hendersonville have the experience and skills to eliminate any roofing concern, even the damage caused by ice. Repairing damaged shingles will usually depend on how bad the actual damage is. If the leak is caught in time, the roofer may be able to replace a few shingles to eliminate the problem. If the asphalt roofing is in terrible shape, the roofer may need to strip the roof and start over.
Replacing a roof requires the property owner to make a decision. New roofing can be expensive, but replacing the damaged roof with cheap materials is not necessarily a good idea. Contractors such as those at Heparmer.com recommend high-end composite shingles for roof replacement because they have excellent warranties and are durable enough to handle the worst Tennessee weather. This is important because weather variances will affect the way that asphalt shingles age, and a budget-grade product may fail more quickly than expected. One possible option is the use of laminated shingles. Laminates work well because they have an additional layer of asphalt on the back of the shingle. Thick shingles can provide extra strength and durability when it is required.
There is a large variety of roofing types such as asphalt roofing for residences or low-sloped roofing products for commercial buildings. In fact, superior Roofers in Hendersonville need to know how to work with a variety of materials including metals such as steel and copper or asphalt roofs using the BUR (built up roofing) method. Alternately, commercial roofers may need to install materials such as EPDM (ethylene propylene diene terpolymer) and TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin). EPDM is a synthetic rubber that provides great protection while TPO is a polymer sheet with a long service life. Of course, not all commercial buildings have a flat roof and these will require alternatives like steel panels. Standing seam steel sheets provide a long term solution for many commercial buildings because this material can survive decades of bad weather. Visit us for further details.