Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing materials in America because they’re effective in all environmental conditions. Quality varies widely, so ask whether they pass the ASTM D3161, Class F (110 mph) or ASTM D7158, Class H (150 mph) wind tests and the AC438 durability test.
Wood roofing comes in two style types wood shingles or wood shakes. The only difference is the appearance of your cedar roof once installed. Cedar shingles are machine cut and tapered off for a crisp and clean appearance, while cedar shakes are hand split giving them a more rustic appeal.
Metal roofing comes in vertical panels or shingles resembling slate, tile and shake – and lasts about 60 years. Metal excels at sloughing off heavy snow and rain, won’t burn and resists high winds. It is lightweight and can be installed over existing roofs.
Wood Shingles (Wallaba Shingles) are manufactured from sustainable, harvested Epurea logs. Epurea is a tropical hardwood species growing on the “White Sands Forest Belt” that stretches across Guyana. Wallaba shingles are in a class superior to all other wood shingles. Wallaba Shingles are world-renowned for it’s naturally resistance to fire, insect and decay it does not require chemical treatment which lends itself to being an environmentally friendly product and long-lasting 50+ years. Test has shown that this wood shingles withstood category 5 hurricane winds.
Slate roofing lasts more than 100 years. It won’t burn, is waterproof and resists mold and fungus. Slate is effective in wet climates. Rubber slate looks natural and can be cut with a knife to fit intricate roofs like those found on Victorian homes.
Advanced solar collectors integrate seamlessly into existing shingles, generating up to 1 kilowatt of energy per 100 square feet. They’re particularly good for sunny roofs in homeowners’ associations that forbid typical solar panels.
Roofing felt is comprised of a base, made from natural materials (such as wood cellulose) or synthetic ones (such as fiberglass or polyester), and then coated or saturated with a protective coating such as bitumen (asphalt), which repels water but still allows the product to breathe. Available in 15lb and 30lb rolls
Ice and water shield acts as a gasket around each of those nail holes, creating a watertight barrier that won't let any leaks take place. If water does get under the shingles, it will stay on top of the ice and water shield and run off of your roof where it belongs
Roof flashing is a thin metal material that roofers install to direct water away from certain areas (walls, chimneys, roof valleys) of your roof. It's a crucial roofing material that every roof needs to have.
A skylight can provide lighting, ventilation, views, and sometimes emergency egress. A skylight can provide your home with daylighting and ventilation. Skylights are located on the roof, so they can result in unwanted summertime solar heat gain and wintertime heat loss.
Roof ventilation is a system that allows air to circulate through the attic. Roof vents are essential to every home. ... They extend the life of the roof, regulate indoor temperatures, and reduce the cost of energy. A well-vented attic will also protect buildings from damage caused by rot.
Some of the most essential tools you'll need when working on the roof are a roofing knives, Roofing Nailers. Ladders, Shingle Removal Shovels, Roofing Hammers, Rippers, Hard Hats, Harnesses.
Drip edge is metal flashing installed at the edges of the roof to keep water away from your fascia and from getting underneath your roofing components.
Gutters are the horizontal metal (usually aluminum) part of the system that are usually installed along the eave edges of your roof, or along roof features like dormers. Gutters are open at the top to catch rainwater flowing off the roof, directing it into the downspouts. Gutters are mainly offered in three styles: K-style, fascia, and half-round. Gutters are made of many materials, but the most common are vinyl, aluminum, steel, copper, and wood.
We have an extensive line of nails and fasteners to accommodate any project. Please refer to the fasteners section of our line card