Roofing 101: Understanding Residential Roofing

Whether your home is a brand-new build or a 100-year-old Tudor, the roof is one of the most important structural elements of the house.  It’s a major source of insulation that keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. In short, your residential roofing protects your home and everything inside.  Damage to the roof system can cause damage to the walls, siding, insulation, and even your home's foundation. If you want to keep this vital structure doing its excellent job, it must be installed correctly, taken care of regularly, and replaced [...]

By |2022-05-26T16:22:17-04:00August 18th, 2021|Roofing|

Metal Roofing: Your Homes New Best Friend

How happy would you be if you knew your roof would last a lifetime? Have you ever seen old monuments and castles made of copper, zinc, and even gold? They were made 100s of years ago but still stand upright to this day. What’s the secret behind it?  The secret is the Metal! Those temples and castles are made of pure metal. Metals are extremely durable and can last up to 3 generations if taken care of correctly. Now that you know the secret, do you still want a roof that needs to be [...]

By |2022-05-26T16:12:25-04:00August 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. Commercial roofing applies to many different industries. Businesses, restaurants, schools, hospitals, and government buildings all require unique planning, specialized installation, and specific application. Commercial buildings in Louisville, KY have a myriad of options to choose from depending on the size of the building, the climate, company preference, budget, and needs. What is a Commercial Roof? Commercial roofs are those that you see on business buildings. Most people think residential and commercial roofing [...]

By |2022-05-26T16:10:53-04:00August 18th, 2021|Roofing|

How To Survive Storm and Snow Damage

Thunderstorms account for half of all severe roof damage in the lower 48 states. According to the National Severe Storm Laboratory, severe storms in Louisville, KY can generate heavy rain, hail, ice, and winds exceeding 100 mph.  If you reside in and around Louisville, KY, keep an eye on the skies during the stormy season. You never know how hard it’s going to hit your area. When the skies start to turn dark and storms roll through, make sure your roof is prepared. Then after, be sure to get a good roof inspection. Storm [...]

By |2022-05-26T15:51:34-04:00August 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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