5 Ways to Keep Roof Sheathing Healthy

The roof sheathing material, also called the roof deck, is the roof layer beneath your shingles and tarpaper that adds support and keeps your roof strong. But since it’s typically made of some type of wood (such as OSB board or plywood), this layer is highly vulnerable to damage if it gets wet. Here are…

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Different Types of Flashing and What They Do

The flashing on your roof is a critical component of weatherproofing since it protects the roof’s most susceptible spots from the elements. But different spots and different types of roofing may use completely different types of flashing. Here are some of the different types of flashing that can be found on a typical roof and…

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5 Things That Can Damage Your Roof’s Underlayment

Your roof is composed of several layers: the decking, the underlayment, and the roofing shingles themselves. But even if your roofing shingles look okay, your roof could experience damage to one of the lower layers. Here are five things that can damage your roof’s underlayment. 1. Inexpert Installation There are several ways that incorrect installation…

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