Whenever homeowners are replacing their old asphalt shingle roof with a new one, they often have the old roof torn off before the new asphalt shingles are installed. This is a good practice to keep up with as laying the new shingles over the old one can void its warranty and shorten its lifespan at the same time. However, when it comes to installing a metal roof on your home, you may be surprised to learn that you should leave the old shingles be and that it’s actually beneficial to leave them in place before installing the new roof…. Continue Reading
Trees are good assets for your property; after all, not only do they enhance your home’s overall aesthetic appeal but if they’re paired with a good landscape design, they can help increase your property values as well. However, according to roof replacement experts, having trees on your property can be a double-edged sword as they have their own advantages and drawbacks for your roof.
Here, Fortenberry Roofing tells you the ways trees can help and harm your roof.
With proper care and maintenance, an asphalt shingle roof can last up to 30 years. It can, however, be quite concerning if, after a few years of installation, it shows signs of damage. The premature failure of this type of roofing system happens for a variety of reasons which, if left ignored, can cause it to fall apart earlier than expected.
Fortenberry Roofing Co, a leading residential roofing contractor, shares the reasons why an asphalt shingle roof can fall apart.