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  • UV Rays on roof

    DO UV Rays Impact Your Roof?

    How Does UV Radiation Impact Your Roof? One of the more common reasons for a roof replacement is damage from ultraviolet or UV rays. The UV radiation that the sun produces can become a problem to your roof. These concerns will cause your roof to become weak after a while. Some preventative measures can help […]

  • Roof Valley

    3 Types of Roof Valleys

    The Three Types of Roof Valleys To Note Town and Country Roofing has helped repair and replaced roofs throughout the DFW Metroplex area. These include roofs that feature various valleys. Such features add a distinct look to a body. But they also require extra care for ensuring the roof stays functional. A valley is a […]

  • OCP

    Is OSB Good For Roof Sheathing?

    Using OSB For Roof Sheathing You can use an OSB body for the exterior roof sheathing  on your home. The OSB material is different from plywood. But it has become increasingly popular for roofers. It’s all thanks to how well the OSB material can stay strong and secure for long-term use. OSB (Oriented Strand Board) […]

  • Roof Nails

    The Importance of Proper Nailing

    ThereThe 411 on Nails When looking at your roof, you likely don’t notice the nails. However, the nails are a very important part of the entire roofing system. They’re essential for ensuring the roofing surface stays intact and in their place. All the nails on your roof have to go in evenly. There must be […]

  • Leaky Roof

    Can I Find A Leak By Spraying My Roof?

    Spray the Roof to Find a Leak Sometimes it’s not easy to find where a leak on your roof originates. But, there is an old school method to find out where the issue lies.  Spraying your roof with a garden hose can identify a leak. It does so by noting how well the water flows […]

  • Shed Roof

    Does My Shed Need A New Roof?

    Your Shed Roof Will Need Help After a While A shed roof isn’t a roof that only goes over a shed or another detached property at your home. The design is a roof that slopes in one direction. It only goes in that direction throughout its entire body. The roof often appears on a lower […]

  • Roof Flashing

    4 Common Types of Flashing

    The Four Types of Flashing Your Roof May Use The flashing on your roof is an essential part of your property. The flashing is a metal strip that goes on the edges and seams of your roof. The pieces that make up your flashing layout will go on the places where water is likely to […]

  • slope and pitch

    What Are The Slope and Pitch On Your Roof?

    What Are the Slope and Pitch On Your Roof? There are many terms associated with roofing. But it’s sensible if you don’t know what they mean. For instance, you might hear points about the slope and pitch of your roof. The slope and pitch are terms often interchanged with one another. They relate to the […]

  • Replacing Your Roof

    Preparing For A Roof Replacement

    Things To Do When Preparing For a Roof Replacement Your home will need a new roof at some point in the future. The roof replacement process will require plenty of effort, and you must prepare your home for the work at hand. You can use many points when planning your home for the roof replacement […]

  • Getting Rid of Roof Moss

    How Does Moss Grow on Your Roof?

    Moss Growing on the Roof One of the most common signs suggesting that you need to repair or replace your roof is when you notice moss growing around your roof. Moss is not an appealing accent to find on your roof, but rather something that can weaken its structure. Moss may also cause breathing difficulties […]