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5 Mistakes Roofers Should Avoid When Applying Coatings to Roofs

Roofers should be people that you can trust around your home. After all, you’re putting your roof’s wellbeing in their hands. Most of the time, they do a good job of repairing, replacing or maintaining your roof. However, roofing professionals aren’t perfect, and they can make certain mistakes - mistakes that can cause further damage to your roofing system or are difficult to reverse. Five of the most common roofing mistakes to avoid are failing to complete proper roofing surface preparation, not allowing adequate roofing cure time, using the wrong amount of roof coating, working under the wrong weather conditions, and improper roof coating mixing. Don't trust a roofer that lacks experience with roof coating! Re-coating a roof is a basic maintenance task, and there is no excuse for a roofer who cannot re-coat a roof properly. Talk to Stapleton Roofing if you are in need of an experienced roofer to take care of your re-coating. Roofing Mistakes to Avoid when Coating or Re-Coating In this post, Stapleton Roofing discusses the five mistakes roofers should avoid when applying roof coatings. [...]

May 3rd, 2019|

UV Rays on Roofing: Elastomeric Acrylic Coating Protection

Your roof is exposed to different weather conditions. It gets battered by strong winds, heavy rains, occasional hail and scorching heat from the sun. What most people fail to remember is that there’s one thing that’s very damaging to your roof: ultraviolet (UV) rays. Knowing how radiation effects roofing, how sunrays damage a roof, and the full impact of UV rays on roofing can help you decide on how best to coat your roof. Elastomeric acrylic coatings protect your roof from sunlight, and causes a reduced effect of radiation on elastomeric coating roofs. Reflecting away the sunrays on acrylic roofing systems will preserve your roof and extend its lifespan significantly. Keeping damaging sunlight off your roof will save you money in the long run, as you need fewer repairs and replacements for your roof, but it will also protect your home and other assets from the damage that could occur in the event of roof failure that UV radiation can cause. Effects of UV Rays on Roofing UV rays, which naturally come from the sun, affect everything exposed to them. [...]

April 23rd, 2019|

How Home Improvement Projects Can Qualify For Tax Deduction

Home renovations can be costly, but there are home improvements that are eligible for tax deductions. Some home upgrades give you the benefit of having your taxes deducted for a certain amount. Tax deductible home improvements can include energy efficiency upgrade tax deductions, home medical condition deductions, and home resale value tax deduction. According to these criteria, there could be cases when tax deductible roofing service is possible. In this article, Stapleton Roofing, a trusted roofing company, discusses what criteria should your home improvements meet in order to be tax deductible. Owning a home gives you a good opportunity to save yourself from paying extra taxes. Look into your home improvement details and find out if you could qualify for deductions, you may be surprised how much less you really have to pay! Tax Deductible Home Improvements Whether you are making necessary modifications to your home for medical reasons, looking to improve the resale value of your home, or investing in energy efficiency improvements to cut down your energy costs, you may qualify for tax deductions. The specifications for tax [...]

April 15th, 2019|

Low Slope Roofing Solution: TAMKO® BASE and CAP Sheets

Roofing manufacturer TAMKO® offers a solution that lets homeowners enjoy the benefits of their high-quality asphalt shingles on low-slope roofs: SA BASE and CAP. Here’s an in-depth look at this exceptional low-slope roofing material. There are several BASE and CAP sheet roofing benefits that could make TAMKO BASE and CAP sheets and TAMKO residential roofing technology the low slope roofing material solution you want for your own home. With many years of roofing technology development behind them, this trusted roofing brand has an option for roofing that could simplify and improve your journey as a homeowner. Check out this roofing option, and consider what it could mean for you as an owner of an Arizona home with a low slope roof. Using BASE and CAP Sheets A low slope roofing solution is often associated with contemporary architecture and feature materials used on commercial structures, such as built-up roofing (BUR) and single-ply membranes. However, there are certain types of low slope roofing where such materials are not suitable. This includes home additions and porticos as well as roofing styles like [...]

March 19th, 2019|

9 Common Roof Terminology Definitions

One of the hurdles homeowners face when researching their roofing options is the number of roofing-specific terms. Being familiar with such terms can help you make informed decisions when consulting with a roofing contractor and let you get the best roofing system that your home deserves. You might not know what are organic shingles, or other technical roof component definitions that could be useful in a conversation with a contractor. Having a good understanding of basic roofing terminology is easy when you have Stapleton Roofing's expert team of roofers to help. We make roofing definitions helpful for you and concise. The following are some of these often-used terms. Defining Common Roof Terminology to Know Working with roofers can be a challenge when it comes to technical terminology. A great roofing company will take the time do define the terms they use and avoid confusion for you, and knowing the definitions to some common roof terminology can help from a client's side as well. You may have heard terms thrown around and asked yourself questions like what are organic shingles or [...]

March 5th, 2019|
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