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September 15, 2020

What Should be Included in a Roofing Estimate?

When it comes time to repair or replace a roof, the most common question on people’s minds is, “how much is going to cost?” And rightfully so. You should know exactly what the work on your roof is going to cost. This is where the roofing estimate comes into play. With a well-crafted roofing estimate, a roofing contractor should be able to tell you how much labor and materials are going to cost, as well as provide an accurate and […]
August 10, 2020

Metal Roofing vs. Tile Roofing: How Do They Compare?

When deciding between a premier style of roofing, there is often one question on the minds of homeowners. “Which is better, metal roofing or tile roofing?” To answer that question, you really need to consider the benefits that each offers against the other and the overall difference in cost. To help better compare the two options, let’s look at the qualities of each. Aesthetics and Design There is no question that both metal and tile roofing styles are among the […]
July 10, 2020

3 Ways that Summer Heat Can Cause Roof Damage

With Summer weather in full effect, this can leave roofs open to damage from higher temperatures. While generally older roofs are more susceptible to damage from heat, it’s still a good idea to know how warmer weather can affect a roof. To give you an idea, here are some of the most common ways that roofs can sustain damage during the summertime. 1 – Roof Degradation With increased exposure to sunlight and heat, this can cause asphalt shingles to curl […]
June 10, 2020

What to Do for Summer Roof Maintenance

While not something many people often think about, roof maintenance really is something that needs to be kept up with all year long. Yes, summer is a time for fun in the sun, but it’s also a good time to take care of some basic summer roof maintenance. While you can certainly tackle these tasks on your own if you prefer, another option is to hire a professional roofing contractor to take care of your roof maintenance for you. But […]
May 11, 2020

How to Get a Roof Repair in San Antonio

When it comes to getting a roof repair in San Antonio, you have a few different options. Depending on your skill level, one option you may choose is to do it yourself (also known as DIY). If you’re not an experienced roofer however, you may consider hiring a local handyman or contractor who specializes in roof repair. Lastly, you can go the route of hiring a roofing company. Either way, it’s important that if you discover you need a roof […]
April 6, 2020

Norwest Roofing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the constant change in news around the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to ensure our customers know that Norwest Roofing remains committed to them and to the health of our community. We are sharing information on measures we are taking to make sure that roofing services are implemented safely during this time. 1 – We are adhering to recommendations from the CDC and WHO. As a company that often requires customer interaction, we are following the recommended workplace best practices […]
March 13, 2020

5 Tips to Ready Your Roof for Spring

With Spring upon us, many homeowners will be working on home improvement projects as well as other “to do’s” around the house this season. But, in addition to that landscaping or remodeling project you have planned, now is also a great time to check up on the condition of your roof. Here are 5 tips to help get your roof ready for Spring. 1 – Examine Your Roof Start by taking a good look at your roof. Walk around your […]
February 27, 2020

The 10 Most Common Roof Problems You May Experience

At some point or another, many people experience roof problems. Whether due to wear and tear from age, or other damage, most times these issues are completely normal. But this doesn’t mean roof problems should be ignored. Working with an experienced roofing contractor is always your best bet to ensuring your roof is in top condition. To give you an idea of some issues roofs have, here is a list of the top 10 roof problems homeowners and business experience: […]
February 3, 2020

How Long Does a Roof Last?

One of the most common questions when it comes to roofing is, “how long does a roof last?” A good question as the age of your roof can have a large impact on the value and overall quality of your home. This is especially important when trying to sell or even buy a home. While the expected lifespan of a roof does depend on the type of roof, most roofs are expected to last between 20-30 years on average. However, […]
January 6, 2020

5 Problems that Come from a Leaky Roof

A leaky roof can be a nuisance to say the least. But did you know that a leaky roof can also create a number of different problems for your home or business? That’s right – leaks in a roof can be signs of much more serious dangers that can be present if not addressed. This may include everything from structural damage as well as potential health risks from mold and other threats. Above all, if you notice a leak in […]
June 26, 2018

4 Musts for Apartment Roofing

As a property owner, it is your job to ensure your tenants are living in a well-maintained apartment that meets their needs. Installing and maintaining apartment roofing is a major part of doing so. When you have a quality roof that has been properly cared for, it is an investment that will protect your residents and property for decades. However, apartment roofing (much like any other roofing) will face inevitable damage from the elements. The roof is the part of […]
April 9, 2018

4 Signs of a Commercial Roof Leak

The Importance of Having a Secure Roof Whether you’re a large or small business owner, ensuring your place of business is well maintained is an essential part of your job. One of the most important parts of any facility is the roof, which is why you should have it inspected on a regular basis to make sure it’s functioning properly. Proper maintenance can help daily operations run more smoothly and safely. However, if you’re not familiar with signs of a […]