Gray tiles are trending- 2023
It is 2023 and we are continuing with the soft gray tones. Gray walls, countertops, cabinets, and floors are the go-to when choosing interior colors and now you can add roof tiles to that list! Why only add gray throughout the interior of the home when you can also bring it outside? Don’t settle for the same boring roof color that everyone else has. Make your home more appealing with gray roof tiles instead!
Don’t worry, there are different gray tones & tile types you can choose from. For example, there are gray asphalt shingles, gray slate, gray cedar, and more! When you’re spending a pretty penny for home upgrades, you want to ensure you like it. Sure, you can stick to the same boring brown and black tones but why not at least check out what gray has to offer? But before you go researching, check with your HOA to make sure gray is allowed.
When you’re ready for the roof installation process, Almeida Roofing can assist you! We will be your “go-to” for all things roof related until you don’t need us anymore. Need a new roof but not sure where to start? Our staff is more than willing to help answer any questions you have to the best of their ability. For more information or to schedule an estimate appointment, give us a call at 602-743-3175.
Why hire a roofing company?
As a homeowner, one of the biggest and most expensive investments you’ll experience is replacing the roof. Not all of us have thousands of dollars laying around to spare so we want to make sure the job is getting done right. You don’t want some inexperienced wanna-be installing your roof! Getting a new roof isn’t as exciting as a new vanity in the bathroom but you want to ensure the roof is going to do its job, protect you and your family. Be excited about that at least!
It is strongly encouraged to hire a roofing contractor when you’re in the market to replace the roof. A roofing company has the skills, tools, manpower, professionalism, and experience to ensure the job is done right. Why is it so important that the job gets done right? For your safety, roof longevity, and investment. Joe Shmoe off the street most likely does not have what it takes to give you quality roof installation.
Almeida Rooding is a roofing contractor in the Phoenix, Arizona area that also services the surrounding cities. We have what it takes to perform a quality roof installation on your home. With our certified crew and professionalism, we guarantee you’ll be satisfied with your new roof. Our goal is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible… we will work with you every step of the way!
Give us a call for a free roof replacement estimate! 602-743-3175
Flat Roof Maintenance
Do you have a flat roof in Phoenix, Arizona? Flat roofs can look modern and appealing, but they do require more upkeep than a pitched roof. When debris falls onto a pitched roof, they simply roll off to the ground. However, on a flat roof, the fallen items get stuck because there isn’t a pitch guiding them to roll off. Not only will the debris get trapped on your flat roof, but they can also cause damage on impact.
You can either spend thousands of dollars on repairs later or go the cheaper route by getting regular maintenance done. With regular maintenance, you can correct the impact damages before they become catastrophic damages. What was just a small impact hole that bothered no one, suddenly becomes a caved in ceiling on your living room floor. Why? Well because there was a hole in your roof that wasn’t caught and repaired, it allowed all the rain and moisture to travel down to above the ceiling. Your ceiling isn’t meant to hold water…. so, boom, it’s now on your floor!
When you use Almedia Roofing for your flat roof maintenance needs, we can help avoid this happening to you! With regular maintenance by us, we can catch the issue before it ends up on your living room floor. We will find that hole, give you options, and repair it after you give us the thumbs up. Our goal is to ensure the roof is doing its job by remaining sturdy so it can keep you and your family safe. For more information and schedules, give us a ring at 602-743-3175.
Roof maintenance after a rainstorm
Most people like to open the curtains or pull up a chair on the patio to watch the rain fall and lightning strike. The relaxing sound of the rain hitting the ground as you sip tea is truly beautiful and peaceful. However, that relaxation and peace can quickly turn into destruction and havoc if your roof hasn’t been properly maintained. Almeida Roofing understands how important your roof is in keeping you protected and safe. With the professionalism and experience we offer; you can count on us to properly maintain your roof.
When you take care of your roof, it’ll take care of you and protect you from the outside elements. If there is neglect in maintenance, your roof will eventually let you know! Unless… you have Almeida Roofing on your side! With our roofing maintenance options, we offer the opportunity to fix small issues before they become major. A simple hole in the roof could result in your roof, walls, and ceiling crumbling to the ground if not corrected right away.
Almeida Roofing is here to maintain your roof so that doesn’t happen! It would be very unfortunate to be watching the rain then suddenly the roof caves in. You don’t want that for you, and we don’t either! Our goal during inspection is to inspect the roof and if we see any issues, we will inform you and provide repair options. Not all repairs are huge, but they can be overtime if the original problem isn’t corrected. Be active in your roofs maintenance by calling Almeida Roofing Inc.!
Love your roof?
If you love your roof for always protecting you, show it some appreciation by getting an inspection done! An inspection by a licensed and trained roofing professional gives you the opportunity to be ahead of the game. With a roof inspection, you’ll know whether you need to think about repairing or replacing your roof. If the roof is in tip-top shape, then you don’t need to think about anything but the money you’re saving!
Why is a roof inspection important?
A roof inspection is important because it gives you the chance to detect problems before they become an even bigger problem. For example, there is a tile missing from the middle of your roof that you had no idea about. There would be no way you noticed it unless you went up there yourself. This one missing tile can create an even bigger problem if not taken care of. Why? Because when it rains, the water can easily get into the interior of the home causing water damage to the walls and ceilings.
Don’t skip out on a roof inspection, call Almeida Roofing Inc to schedule! We have the roofing specialist that are dedicated to providing our customers with knowledge of their roof. Our goal is to inform you of potential roof problems before they become an actual problem. This saves you money and headaches! For more information and scheduling, call us anytime at Almeida Roofing Inc.!
How do roof tiles get cracked?
There are different materials that go into building a roof and one of those are the roofing tiles. While these are meant to protect you, they still wear down and crack over time. Cracked tiles can be caused by impact from falling objects, freezing, and weather. Sometimes you can get away with repairing a few random tiles but in more serious cases, replacement may be necessary. Whether you need roof repairs or replacement, it’s important to know how these cracks can happen.
Causes of Broken/Cracked Roof Tiles
- Falling Objects
- Freezing and thawing
Falling objects could be things like… a branch from that giant tree on the side of your house or, if you’re really unlucky, an aircraft losing control and landing not so graciously on the roof. No matter what the object is, it’s possible to crack a shingle with it.
When there is sitting water on the roof that freezes and thaws over and over again, this can cause the roofing tiles to crack. While the water goes through the roofing materials, the temperature fluctuating causes the cracks to occur.
Here in Phoenix, Arizona, we occasionally get a crazy hail storm that lasts about 3 minutes. It may be a short time but the falling ice can cause cracks and holes in a matter of no time. When we get strong winds during monsoon season, the tiles have a chance of peeling or lifting.
Whatever the reason, if you need a roofing specialist to give you direction on repairing or replacing your roof, Almeida Roofing Inc is available to help! Our professionals will inspect the roof and present you with options. We will work with you every step of the way to get your roof back in shape! Call us anytime to schedule an inspection with Almeida Roofing Inc!
Signs Your Home Requires a New Roof
Being a homeowner, we expect our roof to protect us forever. We never really consider the possibility of having to replace the roof when we are buying a house. We’re more excited about picking the house, getting approved, and moving in. People aren’t thinking about when they’ll have to replace their roof and if they are, they’ve probably worked at a roofing company! For those who have no roofing experience, here are signs that it’s about time for roof replacement.
Stains- Check for stains on the outer walls, rafters and decking underneath the shingles. If there are stains, it may be time to replace the roof. Staining is an indication of issues like wood rot and moisture.
Cracked & Curled Shingles- If your roof has shingles and is more than 15 years old, take a close look for any cracks or curling. Cracks and curls are no good!
Sagging- A sagging roof can be caused by poor workmanship, incorrect installation, undersized rafter, and extreme weight. Walk outside, step away, and look at your roof to see if you notice any sagging.
Visible Light- Get in your attic and look up to see if there is any light coming through. If yes, it might be time to call for a roof replacement. That light coming through is from cracks and holes that shouldn’t be there!
Do you need a new roof? Look no further than Almeida Roofing Inc.! Call us to schedule a roof replacement estimate with one of our professional roofing contractors. Our roof inspector will inspect the roof, give you replacement options, and answer any questions you may have. Our goal is to keep you safe by properly installing a new roof. Trust the professionals at Almeida Roofing Inc. 623-743-3175
Flat Roof Damage Causes
You may encounter several issues with your roof or maybe none at all… that you know of. It is 100% normal that over time, a flat roof loses its durability and strength. You might start noticing cracks and leaks. As a trusted roofing contractor in the Phoenix area, we get an abundance of calls with this type of problem and requesting immediate repair or replacement.
Our roofs however, can have more than just cracks and leaks. Other things like long-standing water, broken or rusted roofing material, ice dams, and sagging all occur and can wreak havoc to any roof. No matter the issue, it is crucial to get the problem repaired as soon as possible. In some cases, the phrase “just put it on credit card” is necessary and this would be one of those cases. The longer you wait to repair your roof, the more extensive the damage becomes. If damages are bad enough, there may not even be an option to repair.
For roof inspections and repairs, Almeida Roofing Inc. is here to save the day! When you call us, you’re calling a roofing contractor you can trust. We make your roof our priority to ensure it keeps you and the family protected all year round. Our roof inspector will inspect the roof and give you options whether it requires repair or replacement. Give us a call to schedule your roof inspection today!
How to clean mold off my roof
It is common for mold growth on your roof to sneak up on you because we don’t see it. We always see the mold that grows in the bathrooms and kitchen. When that happens, we get it taken care of right away. You may be wondering; how do I clean mold off my roof? Well we have some tips for you!
Tip 1: If you are able and comfortable to do it yourself, always proceed with proper safety procedures. You can protect yourself by using a harness.
Tip 2: Pressure wash without a pressure washer! A pressure washer could easily damage your shingles. Use a hose and nozzle instead.
Tip 3: Spray a mixture of water and bleach, let sit for an hour, and rinse to remove algae.
Tips 4: Call and schedule with the professionals.
Don’t let that mold accumulate on your roof! Either spend time cleaning the roof on your next day off or call the roofing professionals. You wouldn’t let the mold just sit there if it was in your bathroom… stop procrastinating and get it removed. Not only is mold unappealing to the eye but it’s also awful for our health. Take care of your home, family, and self with Almeida Roofing Inc. We are just a phone call away! 602-743-3175
Roof Damage After a Storm
What a weird couple of weeks it has been with all this rain! Homeowners in Phoenix, Arizona is used to seeing most of the rain activity during monsoon season in the summer months. These storms aren’t just bringing more rain… the wind and hail too! We haven’t had hail in what seems like years! Maybe it’s time to check on your roof… Just think about taking the brunt of all the force your roof is withstanding as it protects you!
Mother nature sure is beautiful when she pours from the skies but does cause some issues to our roofs. Rain damage is the most common and noticeable roof damage. As your roof weakens and storms continuously beat on it, the material weakens and the shingles start lifting. When this happens, water seeps into the holes and cracks with nowhere to drain… The moisture eventually begins to cause even more damage and can even create problems inside the home.
Storms in Arizona can be dangerous when the intense winds roll in. We see trampolines flying from backyard to backyard, a wall of dust coming straight at us, and our freshly washed car getting smacked with that wall of dust. What we don’t see is that shingle starting to lift up, completely come off, and fly away! You could be missing many pieces of your roof and you wouldn’t even know unless you checked. This brings us back to water damage because the rain, hail, and occasional snowfall can sit right where your shingles and other roofing materials are supposed to be!
Hail seems to be showing up more and more out of the blue. These balls of ice range from all different sizes. Some are as small as a pea while others can be as big as a soccer ball! No matter how big or how small, ice hitting your roof does damage. It may not be right away but overtime hail can breakdown the roofs material, creating issues in the future.
After any storm, you should check your roof or call for an inspection. Almeida Roofing is a professional roofing contractor who services the Phoenix, Arizona area. We can inspect your roof and tell you how well it held up after last week’s storm or give you options if it needs further attention. Take care of your roof by calling the roofing professionals at 602-743-3175.