Santa’s Roof Safety Checklist

He made this list, and you should check it twice! Keep yourself off of the naughty list (and out of the hospital!) this year by following these safety tips from Santa.

Keeping Pests Out of Your Roof and Attic This Winter

As the weather cools, the likelihood of a pest infestation increases dramatically. Animals are always on the lookout for a warm, safe place to rest, feed, and nurse their young; unfortunately, as the temperatures drop, your home becomes more and more attractive to wildlife like rats, mice, squirrels, and bats – and your roof is … Continued

4 Warning Signs That Your Business Needs a Roof Replacement

The roof covering your business is usually much stronger than the roof covering your home. While having a preventative maintenance program in place overseen by licensed and certified roofing professional can help your roof last longer, it can’t make it last forever. Eventually, there will always come a time when your business’ roof will need … Continued

5 Simple Steps to Extend the Life of Your Commercial Roof

A commercial building’s roof is easily one of the most vulnerable parts of the entire building. Beyond natural forces like rain, snow, and the sun’s heat gradually weathering and wearing it down over time, your roof is also at risk for damage from severe disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes as well as through high foot … Continued

Identifying Commercial Roof Damage After a Storm

Initial Damage Assessment After the storm has passed, perform an initial damage assessment as soon as it is safe to do so. Check for fallen limbs and other debris, such as fallen branches and leaves, which both puncture the roof cover and hold in moisture, leading to water damage. Likewise, after a hailstorm, check for … Continued

Employee Feature – Mark Pressley

Mark Pressley has over 35 years of experience in the roofing industry. He has been bringing excellence to Bone Dry Roofing Company since 2011. Mark currently serves as a Commercial Superintendent for Bone Dry’s home office in Athens, GA. Get to know Mark and learn more about the integral part he plays in Bone Dry’s … Continued

4 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Roof Decking

Chances are, the shingles on your roof were attached on top of a plywood base. Sometimes referred to as roof sheathing or a roof deck, this plywood acts as a foundation for the layers of underlay and the shingles on your roof and connects the roof to the frame of the house. Even though it … Continued

What To Know About RSMCA Roofing License Program

The state of Georgia does not require roofing contractors to obtain a license. However, to protect consumers and build public confidence in the industry, the Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (RSMCA) of Georgia has created a voluntary licensing program for those contractors looking to gain more knowledge and prove their expertise. Contractors can become … Continued

What Timeline To Expect For A Residential Roof Replacement

As a homeowner, getting a new roof can be a hassle, especially if you do not have much experience in the matter. However, when the time does come, if you’re aware of what the typical roofing project entails, in addition to being able to better prepare your home for the project, you’ll also be able … Continued

7 Aspects of Quality Workmanship in Roofing

One of the biggest concerns most homeowners have prior to a roof construction or replacement job is what all the project will entail. The average person probably doesn’t know the finer details of roofing, which can leave them dissatisfied when the finished project doesn’t match the one they envisioned. For this reason, it pays to … Continued