When you buy your first home, you feel overjoyed and hopeful for the future. What you may not be thinking about at the time are the many responsibilities that are involved in homeownership. Yes, owning a home is wonderful but if you are not prepared for the additional responsibilities, it will end up feeling like a burden. One way to be prepared is to learn about every component that makes up the home. One particular component that will require the most attention is the roofing system. Below,...

A roofing system is one of the most important components of a residential, commercial, or industrial building structure. The system is designed to keep the interior of the building a comfortable temperature, dry, safe, and clean. It is important for every homeowner to know everything possible about their roofing system. Depending on your home design, it may be installed with a traditional, Gambrel, flat, hip, gable, or Mansard roofing system. Whatever the case may be, your roof needs to be...

  A residential roofing system is more complex than most people believe. The system consists of various layers, including trusses or rafters, roof deck, felt underlayment, ice and water barrier, drip edge, shingles, and vents. Every layer is extremely important but all are not visible from the ground or attic. If you own a home, you should know the importance of routine roof maintenance. Keeping your roofing system in good condition all year round will rely on how well you maintain it....

J&R Long Island Roofing Keeps Up With Money Saving Technologies Over the years, you have seen the technology throughout the world increase and increase. Well, as the technology of the world was increasing, so was roofing and roofing materials. There is now a wide range of new roofing materials available that can provide longer lifespans, more comfortable living, and higher energy efficiency ratings beyond anything you have ever seen before. To a lot of homeowners these new and upgraded...

J&R Long Island Roofing Offers Cost Effective Cool Roofing Systems   Home cooling expenses, climate change and the growing dependence on harmful fossil fuels has pushed roofing advancements and innovations. Homeowners are becoming more and more concerned about their roofing system, so to combat this issued they have installed cool roofs on their home. These systems are designed to create an energy efficient and cool environment inside the home, which is something that everyone desires...

There are many factors that will determine the lifespan of a roofing system. To ensure the life of your roof, it is always a great idea to become familiar with the components that make it up. The more you know about your roof, the better you will be able to keep it in good repair year around and prevent it from becoming damaged. If you are not in need of a new roof, you may want to consider having it weatherproofed, which can be completed by no other than J&R Long Island Roofing...

Your home’s roof is truly one of its most important components. A faulty roof could quickly turn into something far more severe. With this in mind, it is pertinent to identify and rectify problems with haste. Sadly, homeowners can face a wide variety of problems when it comes to their home’s roof. In order to prepare yourself for unexpected problems, it is pertinent to learn about the most common roof repairs. They’ll be analyzed in greater detail below for your convenience. Leaks And...

Do You Really Need a New Roof? Regardless if you are looking for roofing contractors in Long Island or in California, it is going to be an investment. You want to be sure that a whole new roof is right for you. In most cases, if you have to ask the question, it is probably time. In fact, by the time you have to ask the question, it is likely past the time. But fear not. The investment can work to your advantage in a few more ways than just keeping you dry and sheltered.  So what are these...

When it comes to Long Island roofing companies, they simply aren’t all the same. And while a leak or missing shingle may not seem like rocket science, it’s still important that you pick the best choice possible for repairs or you’ll end up with a much bigger problem. The following are the essential qualifications long island roofing companies must have before you consider them for the job. Licensing In order to practice, Long Island roofing companies need to have a license. So be sure...