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Can you Paint Roof Shingles?

If you’re looking to change the color of your roof, you may be wondering if you can simply paint over the existing shingles. The short answer is yes, you can paint roof shingles. However, there are a few things to keep in mind before starting this project. First, not all types of roof shingles should[...]

What is Composition Roofing?

Composition roofing is an umbrella term used for roofing made of multiple materials. Asphalt shingles, a type of composition roofing, are one of the most popular types of roofs in the United States. Composition roofs are made from a fiberglass or paper mat that is covered with asphalt and then topped with ceramic granules. This[...]

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[...]