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The Basic Components of a Roof

What's Under My Roof?

It’s possible that one of the first things that distinguished early humans from other great apes was that when it rained they ran for cover while the chimps and gorillas sat out in the open and got rained on. Then, humans started to live in caves and eventually learned to use natural materials such as thatch to cover man-made structures. Now, the modern roof is a sophisticated part of every building. Here are the basic components of a modern roof:

How to Know If You Need a Roof Replacement

Five Clues That Will Tell You If You Need Roof Replacement

How do you know if your roof needs replacement? If not the whole roof, you may need to replace some of its parts. But are there clues that will tell you before water stains appear on the plaster of your ceilings? It is important for you to know these signs because it will mean the difference between a small and inexpensive repair and a large and costly job that may even take several days to accomplish. Here are some clues that will tell you if you need a roof replacement.

What is a Drip Edge?

Jeremy: Hey guys, I'm Jeremy Ashburn and I have Shane with me at the Best Roofing Company. Common question that comes up is about the kind of equipment you install, one of the pieces of equipment that you guys install is called a drip edge.

Shane: Yes.

Jeremy: What is a drip edge?

Do You Guys Install Gutters?

Jeremy Ashburn: Hey guys, I'm Jeremy Ashburn, and I've got Shane with me at the Best Roofing Company. And do you guys install gutters? Do you guys do gutters?

Shane: Yes, we do. Roofing, gutters, sidings, windows, and doors, actually. We are an exterior construction company. Everyone is employed by Best Roofing Company, so when your gutters, when you're roofing, whatever it is that we're there to do for you, we can handle that on the exterior of that building.

Jeremy Ashburn: And that's generally a part of the process then?