Learn Roof Lingo with This Clever Infographic
You want to keep your home safe. You want to keep it well protected. You want your roof to last. However, if you are like the rest of us, you probably know very little about your roof. You only really think about it when the roof needs repair, or a complete replacement is needed. In either case, you will most likely have to deal with some sticker shock. Well, John Anderson, of Severe Weather Roofing has developed an infographic to help you out.
Get Educated and Learn the Lingo
Take a look at it and you will see there is a lot of useful information, particularly in the area of new roofing materials and costs. This is great to have when a roofing company gives you an astronomical quote for a slate roof. While they might tout the durable features of slate, they will probably not mention the extra cost involved with adding structural support to offset the load. You however, can point them towards options like asphalt or architectural shingles. Plus, the infographic give you a good idea of the life span concerning each type of roof covering, so you will be able to get an idea of the product value in comparison to the quoted price.
Another notable item the infographic addresses is the jargon involved when talking about your roof. A couple of minutes looking at this and you will understand what things like “hips” and “underlayment” are. This really helps when speaking with a roofing contractor.
The more you know, the better prepared you are to have a conversation about your roof. You’re also more cognizant of the enemies your roof has. Keeping issues like wind, rain, and moss in mind, will allow you to address roofing issues you have so your home will last.
In the infographic below, John Anderson of Severe Weather Roofing and Restoration in Loveland CO, helps you easily understand the most important aspects of your roof.