Are you familiar with the term ‘roof flashing’; have you ever wondered precisely what it does and why it’s essential for your roof’s overall integrity and durability? This guide is tailor-made for you. By definition, roof flashing is a critical material that directs water away from vital areas of the roof, such as seams and…

Rain: it’s a vital element for all life on Earth, but when it comes in torrents, it can be a homeowner’s nightmare, especially when it comes to their gutters. A heavy rainstorm puts a significant strain on your home’s gutter system, rapidly filling it with water and debris. It’s in these extreme conditions that you…

Flat roofs are usually seen on commercial buildings, but they’re becoming more common on residential ones. This type of roofing system offers some advantages, such as good energy efficiency, easy installation, and simple maintenance. Whether you have a flat roof or you’re thinking about having one installed, knowing what’s involved in maintaining it is important….

The roof on your home or business protects your structure from extreme weather conditions such as high winds, ice, heavy rain, and other weather that can arise. If your roof isn’t durable, you’ll have a much harder time keeping the elements out. However, life expectancy on a roofing system can vary greatly, with asphalt shingle…

Leverage Roofing offers residential and commercial roofing services in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Our roofing company is committed to providing exceptional service for homeowners and businesses in the area. Our team has over 30 years of experience in the industry, so you can depend on us for all of your roofing needs. As part of…

Your roof is an important part of your home, but you might not be familiar with many roofing terms. When you hire professional roofers, knowing some of the roofing terminology they use can help you understand the work they’re doing. The following are some common terms used in the roofing industry. Keep these in mind…

If you’ve been thinking about having a roof replacement, you may have heard some different terms thrown around. A hip roof, gable roof, mansard roof, gambrel roof, or shed roof all refer to different roof geometries, or shapes. Metal roofing, double underlayment, slate shingles, asphalt shingles, and similar options refer to roofing materials. But what…

What Kind of Roof Damage is Covered by Insurance? When you’ve suffered roof damage, such as a roof leak, it’s important that you know what your homeowner’s insurance policy will cover before you start making repairs. Will your home insurance cover roof repairs, or can you get a roof replacement in some instances? What about water…

Roofs protect buildings and homes from the elements, including rain, high wind, and hail. Although many roofing systems are made to be durable, severe weather can cause damage. Roof damage can also occur over the years from wear and tear as roofs reach the end of their lifespan.   Knowing more about common types of…

Though a new roof is a long-term investment, it is one that will need replacement at some point or another. Beyond regular maintenance and repairs when a single asphalt shingle or wood shingle needs to replace a missing shingle due to high winds, a roof’s lifespan can vary greatly depending on several factors. This can…