roof geometry Articles

Get Ready for Hurricanes and Ice Dams

September 20, 2018 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research,Wind Resistance

Depending upon where you live, there are two issues raising concerns for homeowners this fall when it comes to roofing: hurricanes and ice dams.   HURRICANES When ocean waters warm, we see things change a bit and get some warning of the severity of a coming hurricane season. In 2018, the construction industry took a… read more

Roof Geometry

July 16, 2017 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles

We continue to take a look at factors that affect roof performance by discussing roof geometry: how the shape of your roof impacts your roofing decisions. We will focus on 3 primary areas: Roof Pitch, Roof Design, and Features Of Your Roof. As you read, we encourage you to refer to our online Glossary of Roofing… read more

Roof Geometry: How Does the Shape of Your Roof Impact Your Roofing Decisions?

July 5, 2017 | Filed under: Miscellanous Articles,Research

Here’s something you might not have considered that affects roof performance: roof geometry. How does the shape of your roof impact your roofing decisions? As you read, we encourage you to refer to our online Glossary of Roofing Terms. ROOF PITCH The pitch, or steepness, of a roof is often referred to in terms of… read more