Category Archives: Roofing

Do Seamless Gutters Have Seams

Yes they do!  There is no such thing as a “seamless gutter.”  Think about it.  When a gutter makes a turn around a corner, there is going to be a seam there.  There is also a seam at each end of the gutter and at each outlet tube.  These are all potential areas for the…


What is the Purpose of a Flat Roof?

The purpose of a flat roof in residential construction was to save on construction costs.  Flat roofing materials are cheaper than other roofing materials such as asphalt shingles, metal roofing, wood shakes, tile roofs, etc.  Flat roofing allows for a variety of options when it comes to making use of the flat area.  Air conditioning…


How Do I Know When I Need to Replace My Roof?

How do you know when it is time for a new roof? Well, the most obvious reason is if your roof is leaking.  Most of my clients here in San Antonio don’t even know there is a leak until they start seeing water dripping from the ceiling.  This can be avoided if you periodically take…


Roof Leak

Well, it’s raining here in San Antonio and some of you are bound to have a leak in your roof. Roof leaks are a gradual occurrence, for the most part. Unless heavy winds or hail storms have occurred, it generally takes a while for water damage to show up on the ceiling or walls of…


Radiant Barrier

Radiant Barrier is material that is installed in attics to reduce summer heat gain and winter heat loss. This reduces building heating and cooling energy usage, saving money on monthly energy bills.  The potential benefit of attic radiant barrier is primarily in reducing air-conditioning cooling loads in warm or hot we have here in…

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