The roof does serve as your home’s primary defense against the elements, but it also needs sufficient ventilation to remain effective. With the right amount of intake and exhaust vents, you can prolong the life of your roof by minimizing the damaging effects of heat and moisture. In this blog, Ken Morton & Sons LLC, one of the top roofing and siding contractors in the area, shares the importance of roof vents.
Today’s residential roofing systems are designed to withstand the local weather. However, some of their components are more susceptible to harsh elements than others. Roofing and siding replacement contractor Ken Morton & Sons LLC takes a closer look at the vulnerable parts of your roof and how you can keep them in good condition.… Continue Reading
Wind damage is not an uncommon problem in asphalt shingle roofs. However, misconceptions about it persist, preventing homeowners from making informed decisions. Ken Morton & Sons LLC, a leading GAF Master Elite® roofer in the local area, debunks some of the most common myths about wind damage on asphalt shingles.… Continue Reading
Blisters are bubbles or pockets of air that form on your shingle roof’s surface when volatiles (chemical compounds added to asphalt to waterproof them) flash out of the asphalt. Should you be worried about blisters on asphalt shingles? Since asphalt shingles are made of two layers, blisters won’t immediately cause leaks. However, they can drastically shorten your shingle roof’s lifespan.… Continue Reading