Author: Schulte Roofing

The major source of accidents in the United States is when people are above ground level working at heights. Working on a roofing system is very risky especially if it the structure is old. It is of paramount importance for personnel working on old decking to be conscious of such safety concerns. Old structures are…

A chimney is an important part of the uppermost part of a structure. It provides a passageway to effectively eliminate noxious gases produced by the combustion of fuel from fireplaces or wood-burning stoves in the living space. Many home designs have the chimney going through the roof, since it is often constructed separately from the…

The installation of flashing on wood roofs may not be difficult at all and can be a DIY job with the right skills and tools. It is not common for most people to have the tools or knowledge to perform such a task, so a local contractor is usually called to do the job. It…

A roofing system is always susceptible to damage. The elements that can harm a roof are impossible to avoid, especially when coming in the form of earthquakes, hail storms, hurricanes, lightning, wildfires and tornadoes. Thankfully, the degree of damage from such weather attacks can be minimized. To reduce and control such issues, the weather risk…

Although it may seem as if a roofing project should not be difficult, it is actually a complex process involving much more than simply putting down underlayment and nailing shingles onto that layer. DIY’ers can be seriously misled at this point as can many professionals who make the same mistakes, errors that could result in…

It might seem counter intuitive at first, but flat roofs are popular despite the tendency to collect water. Most historic and commercial buildings have flat roofs. Flat roofs are often meant for ease of access, as in commercial buildings, or are architecturally reflective of the local landscapes. Many residential roofs have broad areas of flat…

The nails used in roofing are extremely important in the terms of how well your roof will perform and last over its lifetime. In College Station roofing, nails provide added strength to both the outer roof (shingles, metal sheeting, etc.) and to the inner roof (trusses and support structures) during stormy and windy weather. Different…