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Knowing Your Roof: More Than Just Shingles

Your roof is the key element to providing your home with protection from water, sun, hail, wind, and other elements . But in our 71 years of experience in the industry, we've noticed many customers are not very familiar with the structure/makeup of their roofs. Knowing your roof can provide you crucial knowledge in not only understanding the process but also how to correctly review and compare quotes when dealing with different companies.  From The Top Down: Shingles   Most residential and many commercial structures use asphalt shingles . While there may be many styles of shingles, typically there are only 3 main "types" of shingles: 3-tab shingles, dimensional shingles, and luxury shingles. Each of these have their own list of benefits, which we will review in a later blog post :). Underlayment Roof underlayment goes under the shingles and is a water-resistant or waterproof barrier installed directly onto the roof deck. It provides yet another protection to your home