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June 3, 2019

What Are Impact-Resistant Shingles?

What type of roof is best for your home? It depends, to a large degree, on where you live. For us here in the Omaha and Siouxland areas, we need roofs that stand up to the extremes in temperatures and weather conditions that we experience on an annual basis. Our roofing systems need to withstand strong winds and pummeling hailstorms just as they must be ventilated with the ultimate in moisture prevention and energy conservation in mind. At Royalty Roofing, we are experts in all things related to roofing in the midwest. One of the products we get asked about most during this time of year are impact-resistant shingles. Learn all about them below. What are impact-resistant shingles? Impact-resistant shingles are like body armor for your roof. They are considered a class 4 product, and are designed to stand up to severe weather such as high winds and hail. They are often made of copper, […]
May 28, 2019

What to Look For in a Roof When Buying a New Home

When you are looking to buy a new home, you want to be aware of what kind of condition that home’s critical components are in. One of the most critical components of any home is the roofing system. In this blog, we want to help inform homeowners about what to look for in a roof when they are shopping for homes. Although we don’t recommend prospective homeowners undertake roofing inspections themselves (leave that to the professionals!) we do advocate for gaining the knowledge that can help you make informed decisions during the home buying process. Read on to learn about some of the key things to look for. How old is the roof? Find out when the existing roof was installed. A typical asphalt or composite shingle roof in our climate can be expected to last about 20 years. Any longer than that and you can expect problems to begin developing soon, if they haven’t […]
May 20, 2019

The Benefits of Adding a Skylight to Your Home

What makes a house a home? It’s your family and the time you spend making memories together there. But what makes a house have that distinctly “homey” feel? For most of us, it’s the things we have in our home and the presence of natural light. It turns out that natural light does more than just make our homes feel welcoming. It actually makes us healthier, too. Read on to learn how adding a skylight to your home can add more natural light to your daily life and have added benefits you may not have even thought of. Your home’s atmosphere Most homeowners have a finite amount of natural light to work with in their residence. You can only have so many windows and in many cases, it’s not practical to add more or increase the size of your existing windows. However, one practical way to add natural light to almost any home is by […]
April 29, 2019

Roofing Materials: What is Right For Your Home?

If your home’s roof is approaching the end of its lifespan, you might be thinking about replacement. If you’re thinking about replacing your roof, you might be wondering what kind of roof to get? Do you want to keep the same look you’ve had for years now? Or do you want to change it up with something fresh and new? When it comes to roofing materials, you have a lot of options. Here at Royalty Roofing, our experts are here to help you explore those options and get the roof that is right for your house and your budget. Read on to learn more about some of the most common roofing materials and which may be right for you. Composite Asphalt Shingles These are the roofing materials that you probably picture when you think of a standard roof. It is estimated that more than 80% of all homes in America have roofs with composite asphalt […]