Archive for July 12, 2013

When Shingles Go Bad

Written by Home Depot Shingles. Posted in Homepage

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Shingles sometimes peel off of roofs. I wish it were different. I wish we lived in a world where everyone used their turn signals, brownies never had walnuts, and shingles never peeled off of roofs. But no such luck. Here is a little info on the hows and whys of shingle mishaps, and a few tips on how to prevent it. Shingles are attached to your roof through a variety of means, such as adhesive, staples, or nails. And different phases of roofing require the use of all three. Roofing staples are especially suited to hold down the deck protection material and some leak protection measures. The shingles themselves are often attached with a combination of nails (so… many… nails…) and an adhesive that also helps prevent leakage. Sounds like they should stay put, right? But alas, even the best

Two Titans of Roofing

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You would never leave for work without fixing your hair, right? Shingles are like a hairdo for your house. Not taking the time to choose the right shingles for your home is like giving your house a bad hair day for the rest of its life. Here is a breakdown of two of the biggest and best shingles manufacturers in the business, to help you style your house right. In this corner, we have Owens Corning, a titan of roofing, insulation, and (until recently) siding, for the last three quarters of a century. They emphasize a holistic approach to your roofing, integrating energy saving techniques and materials with a broad range of color and style options. Guides are available online to address nearly every facet of your roofing experience, from choosing a contractor to helpful terms and definitions to recogn