Roofing Blog

Common Winter Roofing Problems

We’re in the thick of it here in Steamboat Springs: We’ve had about 3 months of winter and still another couple to go.  It’s also the time when many roof problems start to reveal themselves.  Check out our list below, and if you have any questions or concerns at all, please be sure to contact us. Roof Leaks For sloped roofs, improper installation or high winds and rain can loosen the flashing and cause it to pull away. (Flashing Inspections…

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Four Preventable Roof Leaks

When your roof is old or has sustained weather damage, there are common areas that tend to be culprits for leaking water. Keep an eye out for problems and take preventive measures to fix them before serious structural damage, or mold and mildew occurs. Here are some reasons water damage may occur in your home: Leaks at joints. Joints between the roof and the chimney or between two sloped sections of a roof are highly susceptible to leaking. Leaking will…

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Pre-Winter Roofing & Insulation Checklist

Is your roof and insulation ready for another long Steamboat winter? Below is a short checklist to make sure your home is read for serious weather. 1. Roof Shingle Damage An obvious example of some roof damage caused by wind. During the warmer months, strong winds may have caused damage to your shingles – even blowing them off entirely – but may have gone unnoticed. Take a good look at your entire roof to check for obvious damage to your…

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Revelation Roofing Employees rally for Habitat for Humanity

We’ve said it before: Our team has heart. That means a lot of things: we do a job right, we practice honest business, we practice good work ethic, we get the job done on time….and we do it all with a good attitude.  In the roofing industry, finding a company that possesses all of the above is not an easy task. And what’s more? We give BACK. Yes, we want to send a heart-warming “Thank You” out to our employees,…

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How to check for (and fix) a roof leak

Leaky roof?  Sometimes nothing can be more frustrating. Often calling in an expert can make things simpler, quicker, and safer.  But, if you are the handy-type, or would simply like to try to tackle a house project for yourself, below are some simple tips to help guide you: 1. Find the leak. (“Duh,” right?).  While this is often the hardest part of fixing a leaky roof.  Often where the leak comes through your ceiling is not the true source of…

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The Warning Signs: Do I need a new roof?

Have you been worried about your roof?  Wondering if there are some key warning signs to watch out for?  In fact, there are. While we would always suggest that you call a reputable roofing company for an inspection, you can also do checks on your own on a regular basis. Here are some warning signs that should alert you to contact a qualified roofing inspector (See photos here): Warning 1: Ceiling Spots Caused by leaks in the roof Warning 2:…

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Beware these words: “Can we cover your insurance deductible?”

Fraud is common in any industry these days, and the roofing industry is no different. but probably even more so in the roofing industry.  Random Joes and “fly-by-night” outfits can set up shop in any neighborhood, preying on panicked homeowners who are told that they need their roof repaired “now,” but are terrified by the cost. And so in creep the “fly-by-night” roofing operations who offer to “help” you through the Insurance claim process. Usually, they then offer to pay…

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