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By: dfwroofingsolutions | October 22, 2016

DFW Best Roofing has installed every type of  shingle on the market, it will not leak or blow off most of the time...it will so called last  the 25, 30, 35, 40, 50 years or the "lifetime warranty".

There is no such thing as 'the best' shingle manufacturer, This not not to say some are not better then others, or that some are more time tested then others.  However, every shingle with time, fails. That is a fact; because there is no shingle manufacturer that has not had failed lines of shingles. It could GAF, CertainTeed, IKO, Pabco, Tamko, Atlas, Malarky, Owens Corning, etc.


Every single shingle manufacturer has had lawsuits.   


There are some that are thicker than others,
they are more prone to premature curling issues.

There are some ...

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By: dfwroofingsolutions | October 22, 2016

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shingles repair

Sometimes because of heat shingles get stuck and baked into one another. We suggest to  seperate shingles only in selected cases of repairs.  You will have to take your time and not hurry. You need water, ice, and a putty knife.  

Trying to repair a leak is one instance in which this is technique can be used. It is extremely harde to get shingles to separate . If it is a roof on top of another roof and it is like the shingles are melted together (baked from the sun). Everything will tears up the shingles. A warm day will not work. A cloudy early morning when the shingles where slightly wet and cool will not work either. Just using a putty knives and oscillating tool will rip up the shingles. Using the putty knife angle it down a bit so if it...

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By: dfwroofingsolutions | April 03, 2016

 Philip Warburg,  who has written his book “Harness the Sun” and included his experience working with Sunlight Solar Energy!  

The book takes readers on a journey that explores America’s solar revolution. In the first chapter, Warburg describeshow Sunlight Solar helped him overcome his initial concerns and what the entire solar process was like.

To view other books Warburg has published or purchase a copy, visit:

http://philipwarburg.com/

http://www.amazon.com/Harness-Sun-Americas-Sol…/…/0807033766

Sunlight Solar was founded in 1988 in Sacramento, California by owner and President, Paul Israel.  A New Hampshire native, Paul has a business degree from Temple University and has been in the renewable energy industry since 1978. He co-founded the ...

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By: dfwroofingsolutions | April 02, 2016

1. Cirrus LogicPhase II (C94)

Under Construction

Cirrus Logic is starting construction of a six-story office building.


2. Sixth + Lamar East Block (Shoal Creek Walk) (C2c)

Planned

Schlosser Development is planning a substantial expansion of office space in the West End / Market District. The larger of two structures would be about 375,000 square feet and 15 stories tall; a second, smaller building would be five stories and 100,000 square feet.


3. 5th + West (R99)


Planned

The project is a 162-unit high- rise condominium tower, being developed by Riverside Resources, developers of Crescent and Whitley.


4. The Bowie (R85)


Under Construction

Austin-based Endeavor Real Estate Group is building a 350,000+ s.f. high rise mixed use project with 358 apartments...

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By: dfwroofingsolutions | March 31, 2016

The short answer is that a square is a 100 square feet.  So as an example, if a house has a 32000 square, it would be 320 squares. 


 In terms of application, here are a few interesting points to keep in mind about the unit of Square.  Adjusters from insurance companies use the unit of a square to test the integrity of a 100 square feet area, sometimes also called "test square".  If in that area there are more then 10 hail hits, or other clear issues that effect the integrity of the roof, the insurance company will replace or repair the roof area tested.  They actually test all sides of the roof -- North, South, East, and west.    If three sides are damaged then the whole roof will be replaced.


Also it takes three bundles of shingles...

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By: dfwroofingsolutions | March 07, 2016

3 TAB Roofing  

Asphalt roofing didn't have much variation in the past. Shingles were made in the 3-tab style, which is a flat shingle with 3 rectangles per piece.  Today, the vast majority of shingles are of the architectural variety. They have a cedar-shake look, with overlay pieces to give the shingle dimension and shadow lines. They are thicker and cover up roof line imperfections better. They also have longer warranties.

With the variation built into the product, architectural shingles are also easier to install.  With the symmetrical rectangles of 3-tab shingles, much more attention needs to be paid in placement on the roof before nailing.  3-tab has basically gone extinct for new roofing installs, since there is little to no difference in pricing a...

By: dfwroofingsolutions | March 06, 2016

Hail damage can often be mistaken for heat blisters on a roof. The following image shows the difference. While hail damage can be a roofing insurance claim, heat blisters rarely if ever make a claim, because they are the fault of poor attic ventilation (excessive heat build-up under shingles). Since heat blisters are the result of failing to build attics to code on ventilation specs (some 9 of 10 attics lack proper ventilation!), the insurance companies argue against coverage in that case. Hail, on the other hand, is an unanticipated loss. One way to tell the difference between a hail impact on a shingle versus a heat blister is that with hail, the granules are usually left intact, simply smashed into the indentation. With heat blisters, th...

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By: dfwroofingsolutions | March 06, 2016

The roof is the biggest fixture of your house.  Here are some ideas in how to combine your roof exterior style into your home.

GAF Timberline Design
GAF Timberline Design

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By: dfwroofingsolutions | December 28, 2015

I have said it before; Your home is not a submarine…and even subs leak!

Fiberglass – asphalt and other types of roof shingles, such as tiles, shakes, slate, are not water proof. They are designed to shed water on a pitched or sloped surface. The steeper the better. Steeper surfaces shed water faster and dry faster.


You can’t put shingles on a pitch lower than 2 in 12″[roof rises 2″ in 12″] . We do not recommend it on slopes below a 4-12 pitch without special conditions. Roofs lower than a 2-12 need a roof system designed for “low slope roofs.” These are single – ply membrane roofs such as TPO , E.P.D.M. , P.V.C. , or modified bitumen . And just because shingles are on it now does not mean you should replace that roof area with the same thing....

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By: dfwroofingsolutions | December 28, 2015



Well, these aren’t for every building or every building owner, but they
are one of the most high quality roof systems you can install. Also,
they are becoming more popular partly because of the rising cost of
petroleum causing fiberglass asphalt shingle roof prices to climb over
the last several years. A standing seam metal roof can seriously
enhance the structural integrity and look of your home or business.
It comes in steel, aluminum, copper, and stainless steel, to name a
few.


All of these are at least a 50 year roof and are to be considered
a lifetime roof system. Why? Because they are made of metal, for one
thing. Metal of course is rigid and strong so it does not damage
easily and can give you a very high wind rating. In most cases it is
screwed...

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