This pertains to any sort of roof service that will requires replacement involving a smaller portion of roofing that is lacking tiles. There tend to be a few explanations that will winds could blow away tiles off of the home. One particular will be defective installs, commonly as a result of to poor placement of the fasteners securing the shingles. Missing shingles might even be due to the seal breakdown with the shingle. Or maybe it may in some cases end up being owing to winds exceeding the particular manufacture warranty associated with the particular shingle.
Whenever we come across roofing that has a number of shingles missing and we have not really had adverse winds above sixty miles per hour, we merely remove and replace the missing and damaged shingles.
We very carefully remove the harmed tiles that remain. We next reinstall brand-new tiles coordinating the coloration and type as closely as feasible along with appropriately securing all of them in accordance shingle manufacturers requirements. After that we make use of shingle sealant within the layers of shingle in order to guarantee that the older shingles adhere to the new shingles. We additionally stick sealer to tiles near the damaged shingles. We diligently clean up any and all repair related clutter the moment we the repair is done.
One Concern about roofs which have endured this kind of harm is that several other tiles may perhaps blow away in other locations in the future. On that point there is not any accurate means to be able to predict or prevent this and it may well possibly not even occur.
It may possibly be challenging to match up the existing shingles to the brand-new ones because associated with age and fading. In case that you currently have tiles kept over from whenever the roof was redone that may possibly help.
Our view is that if you have had two circumstances involving shingle blow off you really should start thinking about getting a new roof the roof. It is important to be aware of that if you have been through a wind storm in excess of sixty mph., your current roof should get checked out completely for roof damage. It may also have to have replacement and would possibly be paid for as al claim on ones house owners insurance coverage.
You might feel the need to also remember to check out at each and every portion of the roof now and again for the reason that blown off roofing material may possibly possibly not produce a roof drip immediately , but will as the roof decking deteriorates.
Whenever you view a few missing tiles on your neighbors home you would probably want to point out this to them as various parts of their roof might often be much more noticeable because of your personal position when compared with theirs. We could replace any missing shingles you might have. We additionally keep in inventory discontinued styles and shades only just for roofing repairs.
Types of Roofing Materials
Asphalt shingles are the most common type of roofing on sloped roofs especially in the residential side for roofing. There are two styles that are the most popular; three tab shingles and architectural shingles. The three tab are the traditional shingle that were the most prevalent before the 90's. Architectural shingles are sometimes called dimensional shingles. These are becoming more and more popular and are even required in some neighborhoods around Columbus.
The most popular brands in our area are Certainteed, GAF, Owens Corning and Tamko. Each manufacturer offers a variety of styles and colors.
Regardless of style or manufacturer, asphalt shingles are made using a fiber glass mat that is saturated in asphalt. Granules are then imbedded in the top to prevent Ultraviolet light degradation.
Most roofing material manufacturers make algae resistant shingles that help to avoid black steaks in the shingles as they age.
Built Up Roofing (BUR):
A built up roof is aptly named as it is a built up roof consisting of reinforcing layers of materials such as fiberglass mats, felts or polyester mats. Asphalt is placed between the plies and then it is capped with a coating of stone mineral or some other material.
Cold Process Roofing:
Similar to BUR except the asphalt is not hot when applied.
Single ply membrane material is one of the most popular for low slope or flat applications.
Fiber-Cement Roofing Materials:
This material is usually used to manufacture tiles that are designed to appear to be other types of roofing material such as slate and tile.
Metal roofs are becoming more popular despite their higher initial cost. They can be used on low sloped applications however they are most commonly used on pitched roofs.
The most common styles of metal roofs are standing seam and formed metal roof panels that are used to replicated tile, slate or tile roofs.
A rolled roofing product that combines bitumen and either plastic or rubber. This type of roof is used on "flat" applications.
Sprayed polyurethane foam (SPF) is a two part system sprayed to the roof. It expands and hardens into a closed cell insulating roof. It requires a coating to protect it from UV.
A single ply membrane made form Poly Vinyl Chloride. The sheets are heat welded together on site.
Slate is an excellent roofing material but due to expense it isn't installed on new construction too often in the Central Ohio area.
Slate can be purchased in a large variety of color and qualities. Most of the slate work performed in Ohio is slate repair. The cost of applying to a whole roof is prohibitively expense although it would not be unusual for the roof to last 100 years.
Clay tile is similar to slate in regards to its expense and weight. It is somewhat lighter than slate but quite a bit heavier than are asphalt shingles.
Wood Shake & Shingles :
Machine cut shingles are cut evenly on both sides. Shakes are usually split on one or both sides for a more rustic appearance, and they tend to be thicker at the exposed portion than are shingles. Wood shakes and shingles are substantially more expensive than asphalt shingles and are less fire resistant.