Parts of a Roof – Understanding Their Purpose

Parts of a Roof – Understanding Their Purpose

A roof is a fairly complex part to any home with many different members in place to ensure you have a healthy building. In this article, I will show you all the parts and explain what their purpose is so that you can more accurately understand what these members do.

Drip Edge – What Is Its Purpose?

Drip Edge – What Is Its Purpose?

I am sure there is no doubt in your mind that ventilation is extremely important for the health of your roof. This article discusses why a ridge vent is among the top non-motorized ventilation system for your home. Here is why you should consider a continuous ridge vent.

What Is A Soffit – Everything You Need To Know

What Is A Soffit – Everything You Need To Know

What do we mean when we refer to a soffit? Usually, a roof extends over structures outer walls, this space under the roof is called the overhanging eave, when the eaves are covered by materials, such as wood or aluminum, this is referred to as a soffit. Learn more in this article.

Roofing Tar – What Is It And What Are The Benefits

Roofing Tar – What Is It And What Are The Benefits

Roofing tar is primarily used to weatherproof flat roofs. I will explain how it is used and how to apply roofing tar to your home yourself. Roofing tar is a very durable material and is resistant to all weather conditions making it an excellent option for homes that have flat roofs.

Ceiling Joists – What Are They?

Ceiling Joists – What Are They?

If you are building a new home for you and your family, you undoubtedly need to have ceiling joists to secure your roof and building. What do these hidden members do for your roof? Can you cut them for ease of access into your roof and what is the safe way of doing it?