Roof Flashing Repair is a DIY Dont

DIY Roof Flashing Repair? A DIY Don’t

Who doesn’t want to save money on home repairs? Judging by the number of DIY home improvement posts out there in the blogosphere, homeowners are hungry for tips and tricks on all DIY repair projects. We stopped counting after we saw a post announcing the top 50.

DIY projects make great neighborhood conversation starters. They may even prompt the beginning of new friendships — if your neighbor starts hanging around on the weekends to lend a helping hand.

Have you ever done a DIY project and later felt like it was more of a DIY don’t?

What about a roof flashing repair? Something about ladders and roofs draws a person. Maybe they want a better view of the neighborhood and then get wrapped inspecting shingles and chimneys and such.

Frankly, if you want to tack a loose shingle down here and there, go for it! You might want to think about leaving the flashing to us. In this post, we’ll talk about why replacing flashing on a roof isn’t always the wisest DIY project.

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Roof Maintenance Tips for Monsoon Season

Roof Maintenance Tips for Monsoon Season: How To Prepare

The Phoenix, Arizona area gets an average of 8.04 inches of rain a year over an average of 36 rainy days.

While that doesn’t seem like much, even a little rain can cause home and roof damage. 

For example, imagine for a moment that a cup full of rain has leaked through a roof crack and dripped onto the wooden scaffolding below.

If it continues to sit on the wood, mold may grow and the wood can rot.

Eventually, this weakness may cause a collapse. 

Therefore, preparing for monsoon season is essential to your roof’s integrity.

Read on to learn some roof maintenance tips that can help you through this process. 

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Roof Damage from AC

Roof Damage From AC Water Leak? Best Next Steps

It’s summer, and that means you’re probably spending a lot of time cooling off.

And if you’re like most homeowners, that also means your air conditioning unit is working overtime to keep things chilly in Phoenix’s unrelenting desert heat. 

Since we’re no strangers to 100-degree weather, most of us take great care to maintain our AC units and ensure that they’re operating efficiently when we need them the most.

But there’s one thing many of us overlook: the roof. 

The air conditioning unit itself sits on your roof, so it’s easy to forget that it needs to be taken care of as well.

Unfortunately, neglecting your roof can lead to some serious problems down the line – specifically, water damage.

Read on to learn more about what you should do after roof damage from AC water leaks.

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Roofing certifications in AZ

Roofing Certifications in AZ: What Is It and When Do I Need One?

Did you know that home inspections often overlook an important part of the house?

It’s true, that the roof does not receive as much attention as other areas during a home inspection.

Home inspectors will inspect the roof from ground level, and most will walk the roof to check it as long as it’s safe.

This inspection will not give home buyers the in-depth information provided by a roofing certification.

Since each state has its own rules, you will want to work with a local roofing firm for your certification.

AZ Roofing Works conducts roofing certifications in AZ that are accurate and detail-oriented.

Read on to learn some key roofing certification tips.

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common tile roof repairs

Most Common Tile Roof Repairs for Phoenix Home Owners

In Phoenix and Arizona in general, tile roofing is extremely common.

Its ability to withstand high heat makes it a near-perfect roofing material for this area, as it’s able to provide protection through hundreds of years of use. 

That said, tile roofing isn’t infallible. It does run into problems on occasion and does sometimes need repair. 

Curious as to the most common tile roof repairs for Phoenix homeowners?

Then read on. We’re going to cover them in detail below.  

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Arizona Roofing Maintenance Tips for Summer

Arizona Roofing Maintenance Tips for Summer Heat & Monsoons

Summer in Arizona is hot, wet, and windy.

Glaring 110-degree heat combined with monsoon wind and rain can be a disastrous combination for your roof if you aren’t prepared.

Be proactive and make sure your roof is ready for the upcoming summer heat and monsoon season.

Take care of any roof repair and maintenance before small issues become large problems.

Keep on reading for some helpful Arizona roofing maintenance tips.

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inflation impact on roofing companies

How Is Inflation Impacting Roofing Companies Repair and Replacement Costs?

Are you worried about the rising cost of roofing?

Inflation is impacting roofing companies in several ways, and we’re here to break it down for you. Keep reading to learn more.

After reading this, you’ll know how inflation impacts roofing companies and what you can expect next for rising roofing costs.

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Cost To Repair A Roof Leak

How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Roof Leak?

The roof repair and installation industry currently hold a $52.2 billion value in the United States.

This is a testament to the fact that there’s a huge need for roofers and you’ll have plenty to talk to if you ever deal with a leak. 

A leak is one of the most common roofing problems, and they come about due to several reasons. 

So, how much does it cost to repair a roof leak? Below we’ll answer that question and others so that you can get your roof taken care of. 

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What is the Best Underlayment in az

What Is the Best Underlayment for Phoenix Homes: Felt or Synthetic?

Did you know that the type of roof you get is based on your region’s climate?

If you live in colder, rainy weather versus a warm, dry climate, you will look into different roof materials that can withstand snow or keep the dry heat out.

Roofs are a significant expense, so when you update one or get a new house, you want to make sure yours will last as long as possible.

Keep reading, and we will walk you through what is the best underlayment for Phoenix homes.

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When to Replace Roof Sheathing

When Should You Replace Your Roof Sheathing?

Every year, one in fifty homes in the United States will have an insurance claim for water damage.

This includes water damage to the roof of the house. Rotten roof sheathing is one of the most expensive repairs a homeowner can ever deal with.

When is it time to replace your roof sheathing?

What indicators should you look for to know that it’s time?

Roof sheathing should never need replacing unless it gets water or termite damage.

However, when problems do occur, it’s best to get them resolved as quickly as possible. 

Read on to learn some signs that it’s time to for you to replace roof sheathing.

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