Roofs in Plymouth MA are the protection against the elements that make homes uncomfortable. The roof’s ability to reflect the heat of the sun back and to insulate the inside of the home from the heat and the cold are vital functions which are determined by the quality of the roofing material and the workmanship.
There are multiple materials for Roofing Plymouth MA such as:
* Asphalt shingles
* Wood shakes
* Duralast for flat roofs
Asphalt shingles are the most popular product. The three tab asphalt shingle is a popular choice for homeowners because it is economical, long-lasting and it survives the elements very well. The wood shake look in asphalt is n attractive and durable shingle. These shingles are available in several styles and each is intended to give the wood shake look. The modern shingles reflect sunlight and the Class IV shingles are impact resistant.
Wood Shakes are available to give the home a classic look created by the shake shingles. Shake shingles are durable and popular, but they can be costly to install. This is a durable shingle with an unmistakable beauty. They add the classic early American look to the home.
Overlays are the processes known as putting the new shingles on top of the old shingles rather than remove them. An assessment is made by the Roofing Plymouth MA experienced roofers of the ability of the roof structure to handle the weight of an added layer of shingles. The underlayment can be assessed from the attic to determine if there are any leaks which require patching or complete removal of the shingles and installing new underlayment.
Duralast is a product specifically designed for flat roofs. The Duralast product is a vinyl roof membrane. It is a proprietary thermoplastic product which has a number of benefits. It consists of PVC resins, stabilizers plasticizes, biocides, flame retardants and U.V. ray absorbing material.
OTHER ROOFING PRODUCTS
Other products are essential for an excellent new roof installation. A leak barrier is vital and the areas prone to leaking are the valleys, eaves and rake edges. There are many well developed leak barrier products. The contractor can recommend one that is best for your area.
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