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June 7, 2022

How You Can Protect Your Roof During Severe Weather Season

The primary cause of damage to your roof is weather, and Texas happens to be an area susceptible to extreme weather. Tornados, large hail, damaging winds, flooding, and lightning are weather events familiar to the Texas resident, and the negative impacts to a homeowner’s roof can be significant. The best thing you can do as a homeowner is to become aware of the risks to your roof during storm season, and to partner with a professional to provide preventative maintenance. […]
January 21, 2022

New Year, New Roof Resolution

Have you decided this is the year for Home Improvement? Maybe your roof is on the checklist, but you don’t even know where to start. If you’ve noticed some damage to your roof, you’re probably stuck deciding between two daunting tasks – whether you need to repair or fully replace your roof. Deciding whether to simply repair or completely replace your roof is a tough call to make, especially if (like most people) you know nothing about roofs. Sometimes you […]
October 24, 2021

Do I Need a Roof Repair or Roof Replacement?

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell at first glance whether your roof needs a simple repair or if a complete replacement is needed. The reason being is that sometimes what may look like the need for roof repair may require more investigation to see what is actually going on with the roofing system as a whole. Either way, the best thing to do when trying to determine what is best for your roof is to have it checked out […]
August 4, 2021

5 Things to Look For in a Roof When Buying a New Home

Home buying is a long process and the last thing you want to worry about is extensive roof damage before closing on your dream home.  The roof is one of the biggest investments you will make along with your home purchase so you will want to make sure the roof is in the best condition possible when making your purchase.  Your roof needs to fit your family’s personality but it should also be functional. Lucky for you, your roof and […]
June 30, 2021

3 Ways Summer Weather Affects Your Roof

Summer is here and so is the heat.  Now is the time to cool off by the pool or in the house with the HVAC on high.  But if you forgot to do your spring roof inspection, prepare to check your roof for any potential damages so that your roof can beat the heat! Roofing material is built to last and withstand possible damages during the roof’s lifespan.  But the summer climate in Central Texas can expose your roof to […]
May 24, 2021

Summer Guide to Your Roof

It is almost summertime and that means it’s going to get hot!  And after the snowfall and hail storms around Texas early this year, your roof may have taken a beating.  Now is the right time to inspect your roof to decide if your home needs a new roof. Consider this Central Texas is prone to high levels of humidity, moisture and sun exposure.  Your roof will not need to be replaced after each rain storm or hot summer day […]
February 18, 2021

How Snow and Ice Can Impact Your Roof

In South Texas, it doesn’t snow quite as often as it does in northern parts of the country during winter, but it does snow from time to time. Because of this, it’s important to know how snow and ice can impact your roof. From exposing vulnerabilities in your roofing system, to causing more severe damage, here are a few of the different ways that snow and ice can create (often major, sometimes minor) problems for your roof. Stress from snow […]
January 12, 2021

Roofing Replacement and Installation in San Antonio

When it comes to roof replacement and installation in San Antonio, you have a few different options. But just where are you supposed to start? The possibilities go on and on. That’s why at Norwest Roofing, it is our goal to make the process as simple and straightforward as possible for our customers when they need a roof replacement and installation. So just how easy do we make it? Well, very easy. In fact, here are all the steps to […]
December 17, 2020

How to Choose a New Roof for Your Home

When it comes time to choosing a new roof for your home, there are a few different factors to consider beforehand. For instance, while you’ll certainly want a roof that looks nice aesthetically, you’ll also want to consider the cost of materials and installation of the roof. The reason being? Not all roofs are created equal. Roofing materials can vary greatly in cost and expected lifespan, so you want to be sure to have an idea of the budget you […]
November 16, 2020

How to Install Christmas Lights Without Damaging Your Roof

Every year, around mid to late November, many homeowners put up Christmas lights on their home for the holiday season. Many of which hang lights directly from their roofs. Doing so safely and properly can make any home look beautiful for the holidays. But did you know that if not done carefully, you can actually damage your roof simply by putting up Christmas lights? Nails, staples, as well as walking on your roof are all small ways that can bring […]
September 10, 2018

Metal Roofing Myths

Although typically thought to be for commercial properties, metal roofing is on the rise among residential homes. Perhaps it is because of its sleek and modern aesthetic, or maybe its due to its exceptional functionalities—but whatever the reason, metal roofs are becoming increasingly popular. However, some homeowners are choosing to pass on metal roofs because they are not entirely sure about the myths that surround them. Contrary to popular belief, metal roofs would make a great addition to a residential […]