Sioux City roofing

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 15, 2019

Roof Ventilation: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Here at Royalty Roofing, we are experts at all things involving your home’s first layer of protection against the elements: your roof. In addition to being able to determine the correct way to diagnose, repair and/or replace every part of your roofing system, we take pride in educating homeowners about their roof. One aspect of the roofing system that homeowners rarely think about but actually plays a vital role is ventilation. At its most basic level, ventilation simply means the flow of air in and out of a structure. In the case of your roof, ventilation plays three very important roles that save you money and maintain the health of your roof for the long-term. Reduce Heat and Moisture in the Attic Have you ever been in a home where it felt like it was 20 degrees hotter upstairs than downstairs? That extreme discrepancy in temperature is likely due to a poorly ventilated roof. 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 […]