Why Tile?

Natural Protection.  Attic temperatures measured using identical heat sources simulating the sun’s radiation comparing Boral concrete roof tile to a common asphalt shingle can be over 40 degrees cooler with tile!  The result is less heat in the attic and lower energy bills.  In addition, the concrete tile gains strength over time, and should last 3.75 times longer than an …

Texas State Roofing – Roof of the Week!

Fairwinds Condominium in North Padre Island.  This roofing system was replaced due to wind damage, but it did not take much wind to show the damage.  The shingles had been installed with a nail gun and a considerable percentage of the nails were ‘blown’ right through the shingles.  Other nails were crooked and outside the nail line.  The roof was …

Creative Ventilation

Creative ventilation.  Sometimes ventilating an attic space can be quite challenging.  Especially for a coastal historic home that has undergone major additions and renovations.  And even more so when the previous roofing contractor made ‘little to no’ attempt to ventilate the roof when replacing the shingles a year earlier.  Custom made copper half round louvered vents were added to three …