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Signs of Damage on a Metal Roof?

Metal roofing is an excellent and versatile choice for any home. It’s durable and long-lasting, and the roofing materials themselves are recyclable. Metal roofing is also visually appealing and adds a unique aesthetic to a building. It’s truly incredible, but like all things in life, it can take damage over time. Fixing many roofing problems[...]

Can you Paint a Metal Roof?

Metal roofing is incredibly durable and an excellent choice for any home. It also can be recycled indefinitely, making it one of the most environmentally friendly roofing options. However, if you get a metal roof and you don’t like the color it is then what do you do? Can you paint a metal roof? Well,[...]

What is Roof Flashing?

If you’ve ever wondered what those shiny metal strips are around your roofline, they’re called roof flashing. But what is roof flashing? Roof flashing is a material used to create a water-resistant barrier on roofs. It is installed around roof penetrations and at the joints where different parts of the top meet. Hennessey Roofing knows[...]

Energy-Efficient Types of Roofing

With the rising energy bills across the country and the heat beating down on our homes, there’s never been a better time to get energy-efficient roofing. Without energy-efficient roofing, you can spend far too much time and money trying to keep your house at a comfortable temperature. Installing more energy-efficient roofing would help lower your[...]

Summer Roofing Maintenance

In the summertime, most people don’t want to think about their roofs. Unfortunately, it’s important to do some summer roofing maintenance to ensure that everything is working properly. A roofing inspection by a professional would also get the job done, but not everyone wants to take that route. Luckily, Hennessey Roofing has put together these[...]

What is TPO Roofing?

Commercial roofing is typically very different than residential roofing. In general, commercial buildings usually have flat or low-slopping roofs. This makes it require different roofing materials than your normal residential building. Not everyone is aware of the different types of commercial roofing options, which is where Hennessey Roofing comes in. Hennessey Roofing is the roofing[...]

How Loud is Metal Roofing?

Metal roofing is one of the best options for a homeowner’s roof. It has many pros, but just like anything it also has its cons. Metal roofing is often compared to shingle roofing as shingle roofing is the most common roofing in the United States. Hennessy Roofing has put together this comparison to help our[...]

Signs of Storm Damage

Warm weather is on its way, but that doesn’t mean that we won’t have any storms. As spring continues, it’s inevitable to have the sky decide it’s time to precipitate. Harsh weather is one of the most damaging things your roof can go through. While protecting your home and loved ones against the weather is[...]

How Long Does a Roof Last?

The roof of a building is its first line of defense against nature, the shield that protects its denizens from the harsh weather of the world. It’s a key component to any house and one that needs to be in good condition. However, it’s inevitable that everyone’s roof will eventually need replacing. But how long[...]

Signs of Damage on Shingle Roofing

Your roof is one of the most important aspects of your home. It’s the shield your family uses to brave all the weather nature throws at you. That makes it incredibly important to stay in working condition. That’s why Hennessey Roofing has put together this list of the signs of damage on shingle roofing. Using[...]

Types of Roof Flashing

Everyone knows that roofing is important. It protects you and your family from the weather and keeps the heat and cold out of your home. However, being familiar with the components of a roof is far less common for people. There are tons of components to roofing, but today we’re focusing on the different types[...]

How Does Roof Pitch Protect My Home?

Roofs are the protective helmet of your home. Most people understand that they're wildly important to the integrity of your home, but not everyone understands the importance of each component of your roofing. One major aspect of your roof is your roof's pitch. But what exactly is the pitch of your roof? And how does[...]

Most Common Commercial Roofing Mistakes

Commercial roofing is important for any business. Keeping your roofing in working order keeps you and your business safe. Unfortunately, it's inevitable that your commercial roof will eventually run into problems. Being aware of these problems will let you be able to plan for the future and keep your roofing in mind. We've collected some[...]

Can Icicles Damage My Roof?

Winter is here! And with the cold weather comes snow and ice. A snow-covered car and sidewalk may be irritating, but the cold brings more than an inconvenience. The snow and ice can actually cause serious damage to your roof! But how can icicles damage my roof? Icicles and Ice Dams To understand how icicles[...]

Do Roofers Offer Warranties?

Replacing a roof is a big deal. It's a massive investment for any homeowner. Roofing needs to last as long as possible, which is why people inquire about roofing warranties. You should consider roofing warranties before installing a roof onto your home. The return on investment, as well as your roof's overall performance in the[...]

Why is Integrity Important in Roofing?

Integrity is "is the practice of being honest and showing a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values." Many people consider integrity to be one of the most important qualities to have. Someone who has integrity is someone you can trust. In roofing, integrity can also mean that something is[...]

Can You Work on a Roof in the Snow?

The weather is starting to cool and before you know it, snow will begin to fall. Colorado is known for its beautiful, and sometimes harsh, winters. While you may want to keep the cold out, mother nature may have other plans. Winter weather is notorious for causing leaks in the roofing. It's no surprise that[...]

Phases of a County Roof Inspection

Replacing or repairing your roof has a ton of steps, one of the most important is the county roofing inspection. The county requires an inspection of your roofing to make sure your roof is being built or repaired, properly. There are multiple inspections that need to be done, depending on what type of roof you[...]

Can I Get my Roof Restored?

Eventually, in your life, you'll have a roof that is getting old. Over time every roof degrades and will need maintenance. Usually the go-to for an old roof is just replacing it. However, there is a process not many people know about called roof restoration. It's uncommon but it has many people asking, can I[...]