Roofing in 100 Degrees

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Underneath the blazing sun of Raleigh NC, our roofers are tearing off shingles and nailing on new asphalt shingles: just another day in the life for us folks at Scro’s Roofing Company. Scro’s Roofing has been in the business for 20 years in Raleigh, NC and we know a thing or two about the blistering summer heat.  It’s approximately 200° …

Synthetic Roofing Underlayment

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Felt paper based asphalt underlayments are heavy and possess extremely low tear strengths… not a roofing contractor friendly combination. Felt underlayments are further plagued by wind uplift blowoffs, as well as chronic buckling and wrinkling when wet. Felts are safety hazards due to staple pull through on steeper pitches, and are just plain bulky and messy to deal with. Very …

Two Layer Roof Overs

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When contemplating a new roof, many people hope to simply do a shingle over and avoid the extra expense and mess of tearing off the existing roof and starting from scratch.  Although that sounds like a good idea, I can assure you that the cons heavily outweigh the pros.  In fact, the ONLY pros to a shingle over is the fact that it’s cheaper and cleaner.  However, …

Roofing in the Winter

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Can Roofing Be Done in the Winter? Yes. Roofing can be done in the winter, but it has to be done right to make sure that it doesn’t result in problems. Why We Worry Doing Roofing in the Winter Most of the roofing concerns in the winter are due to the nature of our most common roofing material: asphalt shingles. …

How Many Layers Of Shingles Do I Have?

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Determining How Many Layers Your Roof Has It is very common that older homes inside the Raleigh beltline often have two layers of shingles on their roofs.  In fact we have seen asphalt shingles installed over old wood shake roofs.  Or better yet we have seen up to four layers of roofing on a home. First layer was the original …

Don’t Void Your Warranty!

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Don’t Void Your Roofing Warranty A warranty is a contract between you and your roofing company or the manufacturer of your roofing material. It binds the contractor or manufacturer to pay replacement costs for materials and/or labor. However, it also binds you to certain conduct that ensures the roof has the best chance of living up to the standards promised …