Roofing 101: Understanding Residential Roofing

Whether your home is a brand-new build or a 100-year-old Tudor, your residential roof is one of the most important structural elements. Your roof protects your home and everything inside. Damage to the roof can cause damage to the walls, siding, insulation, and foundation. Residential roofing is a major source of insulation keeping you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. If you want to keep this vital structure doing its job, it must be installed correctly, taken care of regularly, and replaced when necessary. Components of a Residential Roof [...]

By |2021-10-20T14:02:15-04:00August 18th, 2021|Roofing|

Metal Roofing: Your Homes New Best Friend

Beginning in the 18th century, American public buildings started incorporating metal roofing, specifically in the form of copper and lead. By the 1920s, lightweight, no-rust aluminum entered the market, as did paint coatings that added color and longevity to both aluminum and steel roofs. Today, more Americans than ever before are choosing materials that are strong enough to survive natural disasters while also saving on energy bills and requiring little to no maintenance. Sounds too good to be true, right? Keep reading to see just how beneficial metal roofing can be. 5 [...]

By |2021-10-15T10:20:32-04:00August 18th, 2021|Roofing|

Commercial Roofing: What Should You Know?

Making sure your commercial building is safe on the outside means you can focus on what’s happening on the inside. Businesses, restaurants, schools, hospitals, and government buildings all require unique planning, specialized installation, and specific application to make sure their commercial roofing is able to stand against the test of time.  Comparing commercial roofing to residential is like comparing a convertible to a semi-truck. Commercial roofing materials require different applications, installation, and maintenance that are specific to your building and your business. Commercial buildings in Louisville, KY have a myriad of options to choose [...]

By |2021-10-15T10:14:55-04:00August 18th, 2021|Roofing|

How To Survive Storm and Snow Damage

Thunderstorms account for half of all severe storm damage in the continental 48 states. According to the National Severe Storm Laboratory, severe thunderstorms in Louisville, KY can generate heavy rain, hail, ice, and winds exceeding 100 mph. Wind damage can occur in big and small ways and bring havoc to your home and roofing system. Your roof is easily susceptible to storm damage that, if left untreated, can turn into a major repair. When skies turn dark and storms roll through, make sure your roof is prepared.  Wind Storm Damage Your roof can suffer [...]

By |2021-10-15T10:23:47-04:00August 4th, 2021|Roofing|

Slate Roofing Vs. Synthetic Slate Roofs & How to Choose the Right One For Your Home

If you’re in the market for a new roof, you are looking for something beautiful, durable, and worth your investment. Slate roofing can provide superior durability and add a distinctive touch of timeless beauty to your home. Synthetic slate, however, provides many of the same benefits at a more budget-friendly price point. If you’re considering a slate or synthetic slate roof, you are in the right place. Abrams Roofing & Sheet Metal in Louisville, KY is here to teach you all about those options and how to choose the right type of slate roofing [...]

By |2021-08-27T14:40:10-04:00August 7th, 2020|Roofing|
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