Understanding the materials used to make roofing shingles

Even though asphalt shingles are commonly called roofing shingles, they are not entirely composed of asphalt. Asphalt shingles typically contain mineral fiber and cementitious fillers, but their composition can vary by manufacturer. Now let’s examine what roofing shingles are made of. Fiberglass Fiberglass is the foundation of asphalt roofing shingles. Shingles are backed by fiberglass…

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Tips for summer roof maintenance

Residential torch down roof in Kent by Edca Roofing

The hottest time of year has arrived. Unfortunately, your roof may be damaged by the scorching sun that comes with it. During the heat of this season, you can do a few things to prepare your home. Keep your roof in good shape with these summer roof maintenance tips. Take a look at your attic…

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Is it time to upgrade your roof?

Before and after a roof replacement

Sometimes it’s hard to know when to replace your roof. Waiting until you see damage can be an expensive delay in action. However, there are many reasons to give your roof an upgrade or to replace it. Here are a few questions to ask yourself: Is your current roof old? It may be time to…

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A Checklist for Roof Maintenance in Spring

Roofing job by EDCA Roofing

Winter can be harsh on your roof. Temperature fluctuations, loose branches, and debris are just a few of the damages during a bad winter. Because of this, it’s essential to inspect your roof each spring. Checking your roof after a heavy winter is extremely important for extending its lifespan and saving you money in the…

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Why You May Need a Roof Inspection

Photo of a new roof by EDCA Roofing

Any building or homeowner would benefit from a roof inspection. Whether your roof is flat or sloped, you should check on its performance every year. In some cases, periodic roof inspections may even be a requirement of your material warranty. The benefits of a roof inspection There’s no obvious way to see your roof, unlike…

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Why you shouldn’t trust the lowest bidder for your roofing project

Photo of a house

Many homeowners and businesses will compare bids for a roofing project and choose the lowest bid. Why is the lowest bidder not the best bet? Here are a few things to consider when reviewing quotes for your roofing project. Why Shouldn’t The Lowest Bid Be The Best? Low bids aren’t necessarily bad or good. A…

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