Building a roof is a job that has to conclude with the proper installation of tiles or plates with great roofing services.
Hi there! And welcome to LGM General Construction LLC’s blog, here we would like to bring tips and suggestions that you can find helpful for your roofing services, installations and other roof concerns.
Did you know that the entire house and roof can be seriously damaged if your roofing services are not properly done? We would like to teach you how to install asphalt shingles with this upcoming entry, because in addition to easy placement, for their materials and asphalt fiberglass, are very suitable for a wide variety of climates:
- Sunny and humid.
Asphalt shingles are made to be installed on new roofs or renovations on firm decks, smooth and dry wood, which allow a good grip of the nail and excelling roofing services. Practically it does not need maintenance, they are lightweight, and have fire resistance as well as sturdy performance to winds up to 90 km/h.
These shingles come in a variety of colors, which not only add to the aesthetics of the roof, but also influence the absorption of heat. So in colder areas it is wise to choose darker colors, because they attract the sun's rays, and the lighter tones in warmer areas which become repellant to absorb heat.
The tiles are manufactured with glass fiber and asphalt, due to the nature of the raw material; in cold weather it usually remains rigid and flexible in hot weather. So let’s get down to the nifty part of installation for your roofing services:
- First check the surface where the asphalt shingles are installed, whether it is a wooden board covered with asphalt. It is recommended to install the boards one week before installing the felt and tile, to ensure that the iron is stabilized with the ambient humidity and have no future downturns.
- The felt under the asphalt shingle prevents rain water driven by wind, reaching the lining of the roof, preventing it from moisture. The felt then must be installed with the least amount of nails or brackets, avoiding any wrinkles in the material.
It's essential to have all the materials and accessories for work on roofs. Let us be the ideal team to bring in the climb ladders or scaffolds, harnesses and mooring rope. So contact our team of professionals today at LGM General Construction LLC for more useful information and a free quote!