Leader or conductor heads are part of a drainage system for roofs. They are shaped like funnels and are typically connected to gutters and downspouts. Not all homes or commercial buildings have leader heads, but many gutter systems have them for both function and form.
Whether you’re building a new home or replacing the roof on your existing home, one of the most important considerations is hiring the right roofing contractor. With the right contractor, you’ll feel comfortable sharing your ideas. They will make suggestions that make sense, and will not try to take advantage of you just to make more […]
Major parts of your exterior, such as the roofing system and siding, do more than protect your home against the elements. They elevate the look of your house and keep excess moisture out. Did you know that your siding plays a major role in your indoor comfort as well?
Exterior home improvements, such as installing siding or roofing are always best done by professionals. These projects require the right tools and equipment. You also need to know how to use them to ensure your project succeeds. When you make mistakes, you can end up spending more on repairs than just the installation.
Thanks to its astounding appeal and unmatched durability, the demand for metal roofing has seen a steady increase over the years. Despite the material’s growing popularity, however, various myths about it continue to persist. Even as it underwent so many transformations over the years, many homeowners still overlook metal in favor of other roofing options […]
Your gutters channel rainwater away from your home. However, long-term wear and tear due to exposure to the elements can prevent them from performing their function. Like your siding and roofing system, keeping them well-maintained is imperative to ensure their longevity and performance. Read on as we discuss the important steps you need to take to prevent […]
Your roof’s flashing is a low-key component of your roofing system. While it might not be as prominent, it is a vital component due to its important function. Your flashing is installed near the vulnerabilities of your roof, such as the vents, chimneys and skylights. They serve as a water-shedding component that prevents issues like […]
Your roofing system is a component of your home that needs to be maintained regularly to ensure your safety, energy efficiency and curb appeal. The same can also be said for your roofing shingles. In this post, the top local roofing company, Tango & Gatti, shares the pros and cons of placing a new roof of your […]
If you’re preparing to invest in a new roof, you have a few big decisions to make. Apart from choosing your roofing contractor, you should also think carefully about the warranty coverage that’s offered.
Single-ply and built-up roofing are common flat roof applications. Local roofing company Tango & Gatti explores the differences between the two in today’s blog.