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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|

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|

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|

5 Common Roofing Terms and Their Meanings

When a roofing contractor is working on your home, having some knowledge of the terms they use can be beneficial. In this post, Stapleton Roofing shares a list of commonly used terms within the roofing industry. These are five of the most common roofing terms that are thrown around. If you have been a part of any roofing conversations, you may be wondering, what is roof flashing, or what's a roof membrane and underlayment, what is roof pitch, or what's a roof deck? Stapleton Roofing answers all these questions, providing a concise list of important roofing terms and meanings. Knowledge of these terms could give you a greater ease of understanding roofing discussions and their relevance to your own roof and home. Five Common Roofing Terms and Meanings Five of the most common roofing terms used are roof pitch, roof deck, flashing, membrane, and underlayment. If you are wondering what any of these terms mean, like what's a roof deck or what is roof flashing, or you are looking for definitions to what's a roof membrane or what is roof [...]

December 10th, 2018|

Frequently Asked Questions: Roof Recoating

As a roofing contractor that offers roof recoating services, Stapleton Roofing often gets asked about what roof recoating is and why it is sometimes preferable to roof replacement. We answer these and other frequently asked questions in this blog. Five of the most frequently asked questions regarding roof coatings are what is roof recoating, why should I get coatings for my roof, will roof coatings stop leaks, is recoating roofs after installation a good idea, and can I change my roof color. Stapleton Roofing has provided answers to these questions here, and we are eager to answer any other roofing questions you may have. What Is Roof Recoating? Roof recoating is a process that applies a protective coat to an existing roof. While the application process is similar to repainting, roof coatings are much thicker than paint, though they offer similar benefits. If you are wondering what is roof recoating and want to know more specifics on types of recoating, the application process, or any other details, get in contact with Stapleton Roofing! Our roofing experts have expertise in roofing [...]

September 20th, 2018|
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