Roofing Damages: Signs & Solutions

Everyday, a building’s roof serves as its primary layer of protection—but because it’s constantly being exposed to various elements, overtime its quality begins to decrease. From minor cracks to major leaks, addressing your roof’s issues immediately will not only improve its efficiency, but preserve the value of your entire property. So how do you know what damage your roof has … Read More

Weather And Elements Wreak Havoc

Weather and elements wreak havoc on your roof, especially in New Mexico. This is true especially if the roof is aging. Roofs are exposed to the elements all 365 days of the year for all 24 hours a day. The poor roof never gets a break! Changing and extreme temperatures in particular affect all rooftops. Hotter temps expand the roofing … Read More

EverGuard Roofing and Malarkey Shingle Products – A Sustainable Match

Did you know EverGuard Roofing is now a Malarkey Roofing Products Emerald Pro Contractor! Our certified installers can now install Malarkey Roofing Shingles and Products and offer their robust warranty. One of the things EverGuard Roofing and Solar love about Malarkey is their dedication to a sustainable product. They utilize repurposed polymers from reclaimed plastic and synthetic rubber. Malarkey is … Read More

Ice Damming, Revisited

Its the most wonderful time of the year again, and also the time of year ice damming may occur on your roof at home! Let’s revisit this topic, which we have touched on before on the EverGuard Roofing blog. As a GAF Master Elite Contractor, we can install roofing systems to help combat ice damming. Ice dams are ridges of … Read More

Pitched Roofing Underlayments – Synthetic Vs. Felt – Who Wins?

Roof underlayments are a must when installing shingle over a roof deck, and needs to be installed before the shingles go down. Roofing felt, both #15 and #30, have been around for a long time and were the standard for decades. Synthetic underlayments are nbewer to the roofing market compared to felts, but have been around for some time now … Read More

Ventilation – Achieving Proper Roof Venting

In order to create a constant flow of air through your attic, you need have both intake AND exhaust ventilation to make sure the air has a way to come in and go out. Intake ventilation is usually achieved through eave and soffit vents, or utilizing newer materials, like roof deck intake ventilation. Exhaust ventilation is often achieved through vents … Read More

Ventilation – Why It Is Important For Your Roof And Home

Proper ventilation of the attic space of your home is crucial to a healthy roofing system. It helps prevent premature aging and damage of the roofing materials that can be caused by moisture build up and excessive heat build up in the attic. The goal is to allow for natural air flow of the outside air upward and out of the … Read More

Don’t Worry! Solar Is OK For Your Roof

Many of our clients are concerned about roof damage with solar panel installation. We can understand. As a roofer, we have seem some horribly botched solar installations completely destroy an otherwise perfectly installed roofing system. Leaks are a major concern. Worse, this can void roof warranties in certain situations. Solar installers will drill holes in your roof (for pitched roof installations) and use lag bolts to attach the solar racking, … Read More

Beware of the Storm Chasers

When it comes to hail damage, before the last hail stone falls you may hear a knock at the door. This knock will most likely be storm chaser. Not your local trusted roofer. Storm chasers are companies that “chase” severe weather from area to area, trying to sell new roofs to a roof damaged by hail and wind. They collect homeowners’ insurance claim … Read More

How Hail Can Damage Your Shingle Roof

Hail can damage a shingle roof in several ways. This can include: Bruises Deep Indentations Punctures Tears Broken Edges Granulation Loss Bruises are most typical and can be spotted because of missing granules from the impact area. Sometimes there is so much granulation loss at impact site that the black asphalt can be seen on the shingle. If you suspect you have … Read More