When Should I Replace My Roof?

When Should I Replace my Roof

Your roof is your home's first line of defense against the elements, a critical component of its structure, and a major factor in its overall appearance. Many homeowners ask the question, “When should I replace my roof?”, and understanding when it's time to replace your roof is essential for maintaining the safety,...

How Much Snow Can a Roof Hold?

How Much Snow Can a Roof Hold?

As winter approaches, the allure of a snow-covered landscape is accompanied by concerns about the impact on our homes, prompting a common question asked by homeowners: "How much snow can a roof hold?". Emmons roofing experts are here to help homeowners understand the importance of this common concern of considering a n...

Getting A Roof Replacement

Roof Replacement

You may need a roof replacement for various reasons such as leakage, rotted wood, storm damage, etc. To find out the extent of the damage, have a look at your roof from the outside. Look to see if there is any sagging, depressions, or missing shingles. Also perform an inside inspection, and look for cracks or mold smel...

Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Roofing Contractor

Owens Corning Preferred Roofing Contractor

You may have heard contractors talk about being a "Platinum Contractor". This sounds pretty prestigious, but what does it really mean? Here is our breakdown of what it means to be an Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Roofing Contractor. A "Platinum Contractor" is a roofing contractor that is in the top tier of a prem...

Do I Need a New Roof?

New Roof Needed

Determining whether or not your roof needs to be replaced isn't always as simple as discovering a leak. Of course, if you find yourself with buckets and cooking pots to collect rainwater, it is a good indication that you need a new roof. But noticing the telltale signs early will allow you to have the necessary roof re...

Recycling of Roofing Shingles & Materials

Recycling Roofing Shingles

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old roofing material when it's removed from your home? For years, old shingles and roofing material has ended up buried in landfills. Why is this bad? For starters, landfills are overflowing with waste. This waste increases air and water pollution and greenhouse gases that co...

The Lowest Roofing Cost May Be Your Worst Choice

Roofing Cost Damage

You know the saying, "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is." That applies to everything, including roofing cost. When shopping for any kind of home improvement contractor, you should get several estimates and take time to compare them. If one of your estimates includes an unusually low roofing cost, this doe...

Colors of Roofing Materials

Colors of Roofing Materials

Few things have as great of an impact on your home's appearance as a roof, and changing the color of your roofing materials is a chance to change the overall feel of your home. While many may consider replacing a roof a daunting task, replacing your roof is actually an exciting opportunity. All of the replacement ro...

Why is My Roofing Quote Higher than My Neighbor’s?

Different Roofing Quote

When calculating a roofing quote, there is much more involved than the size of the roof. When comparing roof estimates with friends, family, and neighbors, here are a few things to keep in mind: Layers Additional layers of roofing raise the price. When the layers are removed, this calculates more waste. The removal o...

Preparing for the Roof Replacement Process

Prepare for Roof Replacement Process

Now that you have signed up with your roofing contractor, how do you prepare for your roof replacement? If you've never had a roof replaced before it can be difficult to anticipate what the day will bring. Here is our guide on what to expect during the roof replacement process. In preparation for the removal of old ...