How To Get the Best Contractor Best Roof Nails TIPS Hot dipped galvanized are the best nails Electroplated nails are the worst WATCH galvanizing process videos below Pay attention to labels on nail boxes CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I'm getting bids on a new roof and some of […]
Shingles stained with unsightly algae have no copper in the roofing shingle granules to kill the roof algae. Clean your roof with oxygen bleach first, then install copper strips under roofing shingles to keep the black, streaky eyesore at bay.
Black Roof Stains TIPS Microscopic algae causes the stains Algae is eating the limestone in the shingles Use Stain Solver certified oxygen bleach to clean Put up copper strips at ridge to STOP stains - LINK BELOW to get copper CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: My newer roof is […]
Millions of roofs in the United States are plagued with roof moss and roof algae growth. Although these organisms themselves do not cause damage to the roofing materials, they trap water which does accelerate wear and tear. It is easy to clean a roof and more importantly, it is very easy to keep moss and algae from growing again.
A new gutter guard has been tested and it passed. After months of testing, very little organic muck had made it into the gutter. Even with some debris on top of the gutter guards, the water still flowed freely into the gutter. These gutter covers are not maintenance free, but they do keep the rain gutter clean and flowing.
Thinking of purchasing a gutter guard to keep your gutters clean? Think again. These overpriced gutter guards still have to be maintained, and with a gutter covering that isn't clear, it's even tougher to find the clogs.
Roofing membranes and synthetic rubber roofing compounds for flat roofs outperform gravel roofing materials and make roof leak detection far easier. These roofing materials are basically seamless and fight UV damage. Used mostly commercially, flat roof membranes have many residential uses.
Removing algae stains from roof shingles is easy with the right technique. Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates the right way to eliminate many roof stains, such as black roof stains and algae roof stains.