Month: November 2018

What Is Flashing & Why Is It Important? 

Flashing is a thin metal, usually aluminum, copper, or galvanized steel, that is installed under the shingles to redirect water away from any susceptible areas. You may have noticed it on the edges of your roof, around your chimney, in the valleys (the area where too...

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Spring Roof Maintenance

A good roof is one of our larger property investments. Regular roofing maintenance and inspections are vital to increase roof longevity and performance. Roofing Solutions offer annual roof inspections. Winter has pretty much passed here in North Texas. Thankfully no...

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The Benefits of a Radiant Barrier

Radiant Barrier insulation is a popular choice when it comes to keeping Texas attics cooler. These barriers consist of a highly reflective material (most often made of aluminum foil) that is adhered to various types of substrate. Blown in or rolled insulation is...

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What Is Metal Flashing & Why Is It Important?

Flashing is thin metal sheets installed under the shingles, at roof/wall intersections, around chimneys and other areas utilized to protect and to redirect water and help keep water intrusion from occurring into your home. You may have noticed it on the edges of your...

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Why Is My Chimney Leaking & Who Do I Call To Fix It?

There are 2 main reasons you may be experiencing a chimney leak. Improperly Installed Flashing Flashing is the metal edging you see around the base of your chimney. It is meant to direct water away from the areas where your chimney meets the roof. If it is installed...

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Understanding Roofing Warranties

There are 2 types of roof warranties: Manufacturer’s Warranties and Workmanship Warranties. Manufacturer’s Warranties cover the cost of roofing materials, like shingles, due to premature wear or defects or faulty manufacturing. These warranties vary widely - from 1...

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What Makes a Roofing Company Reputable?

1. Are they a member of the BBB and what is their rating? Roofing Solutions is an Accredited Member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. To earn accreditation, a business must meet the following conditions: Maintain at least a "B" rating with the BBB...

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Tips for Consumers to Avoid a Bad Roofing Experience

Check Liability Insurance If a ‘roofing company’ is legitimate in providing consumer protection, this shouldn’t be an issue. Check for the active dates to ensure that they keep coverage year round. Choose Local Picking a local company has recurring benefits and...

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We Help With Storm Damage and Insurance Claims

Storm Damage Spring and Summer Storms in DFW and North Texas can be severe, and typically bring storm damage with them. Hail High Winds Torrential Rains Flash Floods Tornadoes Hail damage to the shingles of your roof can cause cracking, allowing water to seep in and...

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No Leaks – Ice Dams & Good Valley Construction

Texas our Texas ~ within 72 hours we went from a winter weather advisory to a spring time weather advisory last week. As fun as that extreme weather was, it also posed some issues for homes that experienced ice damming, and then, a fairly quick melting of ice on roof...

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Components of a Roofing Solutions Roof Evaluation

Checking Your Gutters - Silt, collected leaves and debris can build up and impede the flow of water to the downspouts and discharge from the roof as designed. A gutter backup absolutely can back up and breach the shingles. Consistent moisture retention and water...

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Roofing Solutions is a Service Company

Contractors and the construction industry sometimes get a bad rep when it comes to customer service. For some contractors this might be an appropriate portrayal. Certainly, we battle against the cloud raised by the knuckleheads in the wake of their bad business and...

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What is a Chimney Cricket? .. and Why Do I Need One?

An example of intelligent roofing is using a chimney cricket as a means of waterproofing the chimney. A chimney cricket, or saddle is a triangular ridge that transitions horizontally between the slope of the roof and the back sidewall of the chimney. Typical chimney...

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We Offer Roof Inspections and Maintenance

Our roof is one of the larger investments that we must maintain, and more importantly, the roof that covers your home or business is protecting you from the elements and water intrusion that could really wreak havoc and cause big time problems inside. Roofing...

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Roofing Solutions Has The Warranty That Beats The Rest

GAF Certified Status is only offered to about 5% of roofing contractors in North America. Roofing Solutions is one company who have attained this certified status. Roofing Solutions further provides homeowners with the peace of mind, not just today, but tomorrow, next...

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Construction of an Asphalt Shingle

Asphalt shingles remain the dominant roofing option in North America. Regardless of color or style, shingles are manufactured in basically the same way in a continuous web process using a short list of key raw materials. So, what goes into the construction of a good...

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Blistering Shingles

Asphalt shingles can blister as a result of trapped moisture in the shingles. In some cases, moisture can get trapped within the shingles during the manufacturing process. When the sun heats the shingle, the trapped moisture will rise to the surface, causing the...

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