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Laminated Asphalt Shingles

2017-02-21T23:11:25+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Roofing 101|

Laminated asphalt shingles are an increasingly popular option for new homes or roofing replacements. You may also hear them referred to as “dimensional,” “architectural,” or “multithickness” shingles. Essentially, laminated asphalt shingles have the same material composition as multitab cutout shingles—a sandwich of asphalt, base sheeting of felt or fiberglass, and granular coatings. However, [...]

Asphalt Three-Tab Shingles

2017-02-21T22:36:14+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Roofing 101|

The most common roof covering by far, asphalt three-tab shingles are inexpensive, lightweight, and available in a wide range of colors and styles. They are also easy to install. Asphalt three-tab roof shingles consist of a sandwich of asphalt and fiberglass or felt layers covered by mineral granules. For several important reasons [...]

Roofing & Siding Maintenance Considerations

2017-01-23T18:17:10+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Roofing 101|

  Roofing and Siding Maintenance Considerations The amount of maintenance each product requires is another important factor when choosing roofing and siding materials for your home in Colorado Springs. Some products are virtually maintenance free, while others require regular upkeep, especially in rough Colorado winters. Decide how much time and effort [...]

How to Choose Roofing and Siding

2017-01-19T17:36:30+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Roofing 101|

There are so many options when it comes to choosing a roofing or siding material for your home. It can seem like a daunting task. Appearance, cost, ease of installation, life span, value, and maintenance are all factors in choosing the right material. United Restoration Colorado Springs recommends that you prioritize which factors are most important [...]

How to Evaluate your Roofing Needs

2016-12-09T19:24:25+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Roofing 101|

Understand How to Evaluate Your Roofing Needs with the roofing specialists United Restoration of Colorado Springs Why would you need or want to replace your roofing or siding? There are a few reasons: • it could be leaking, • reaching the end of its life span, • or look sorely out of date. [...]

How to Replace Your Roof

2016-10-25T14:26:35+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Roofing 101|

How to Replace Your Roof - the basics Roof replacement or remodeling occurs when the damage is too great to repair a section of the roof, the roofing materials are old or outdated, or the homeowner decides to renovate the building. Methods of re-roofing include the “tear-off” and “lay over” methods, and the [...]