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Residential Roofing Replacement

Residential Roofing Replacement

Residential roofing replacement.

Residential Roofing Replacement

Brian Elder Roofing is one of the top roofing companies, including for residential roofing replacement, in Memphis for several reasons, including our exceptional knowledge and experience regarding roof replacement. With our experienced team, craftsmanship, and finish work we can replace your roof seamlessly. A new roof offers greater curb appeal and peace of mind that your roof has been replaced correctly and efficiently. 

Why Choose Brian Elder Roofing for Your Roof Replacement? 

If you are worried about your roof approaching the end of its lifespan, do not fear! Our team is here to help, and we are fully licensed, bonded, and insured. We provide you with peace of mind that our team in Memphis will do an exceptional job with your roof replacement. Our team only uses the best shingles and delivers outstanding service on every job. Time is often the enemy when it comes to residential roof replacement, as the average roof lasts around twenty-five years or less. No matter the issue, Brian Elder Roofing is here to assist you in getting your home mended and back on track with a new roof. 

The Basics of Roof Replacement  

Replacing your roof is a significant home repair or upgrade that should not be taken lightly. When considering a roof replacement, there are several crucial factors to remember. An old roof can deteriorate and allow outside elements to enter your home, leading to water damage and potentially ruining your home from top to bottom. A fallen roof can be one of your most disastrous home problems. So, ensuring your roof is in good condition is crucial to avoiding potential disasters. If you suspect that your roof is close to the end of its lifespan, it is crucial to understand the typical replacement process. 

The Roof Replacement Process with Brian Elder Roofing 

  • First, we will remove all the current shingles. We will also remove any damaged flashing and drip edging. Our team of experts has a tarp that we will use to safeguard your foundation plantings and shrubs during the removal process. This tarp will also help us collect any nails or other metal objects used during the roofing replacement procedure. 

  • Next we check to ensure the roof structure is in good condition. If there is any damage, we can disclose with you any additional repairs that may need to be handled prior to putting the shingles back in place. 

  • In the beginning the next is to lay asphalt roofing paper over the top of the sheathing. This layer protects against water damage, preventing it from seeping into the house. The roofing paper is overlapped in rows as it reaches the roof peak and is typically nailed to the roofing deck.

  • Now is the appropriate moment to install metal drip edging along the roof’s edge on both the gable and eave sides. It should be securely fastened on top of the roofing paper.

  • Afterward, we proceed with installing flash at the intersection of the two planes. The flashing is usually affixed to the roofing deck using nails and secured with roofing caulk. 

  • We are now starting the challenging task of laying the Owens Corning shingles, beginning at the eaves and progressing toward the back. If roof vents are to be installed, the tab shingles start from the bottom and are placed upward.

  • To prevent leaks, applying flashing is important around areas where leaks could occur, such as the chimney, skylights, and stack vents. Flashing is typically installed during roofing, progressing upward with each row of shingles on the roof deck.

  • As your new roof nears completion, we will install a ridge vent to improve air circulation in your attic space. This continuous vent runs along the roof’s peak, preventing ice dams and exhausting hot air. Although older roofs may not have had ridge vents, installing them when getting a new roof is highly recommended. If ridge vents are unsuitable for your home, alternative vents should be installed to promote air circulation.

The Benefits of Replacing Your Roof 

Anytime you upgrade your home, it has several benefits, and replacing your roof is no different. Some of the many benefits you will notice after you have your roof replaced include the following:

    • Return on Investment

    • Improved Curb Appeal

    • Greater Energy Efficiency

    • Overall Healthier Home

    • Safer Home

    • Greater Peace of Mind

    The Benefits of Replacing Your Roof 

    When contemplating a roof replacement, it is crucial to consider these factors when you have an old roof. For a free estimate call us today. We would love to earn your business.

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      Residential Roofing Repair

      Residential Roofing Repair

      Residential roof.

      Residential Roofing Repair

      Ensuring that your home has a sturdy and damage-free roof is crucial. Your home is your biggest asset, so it needs to be cared for properly. At Brian Elder Roofing, we provide top-notch roofing repairs and maintenance services to ensure your roof is always in excellent condition. 

      Repairing roof damage at the first sign of deterioration, erosion, or corrosion is vital. Timely detection can prevent additional damage that could lead to detrimental structural damage inside your home. At Brian Elder Roofing, with over ten years of industry experience, we possess the knowledge and expertise to quickly identify the causes of your roof damage, make the necessary repairs, and guide you on how to prevent any future damage during our maintenance inspections. 

      If your roof is damaged, we will fix your issues quickly and efficiently. Here are a few signs that your roof may need repairs: 

      Shingle Repair

      If your shingles are not installed properly, there is a chance that water can get underneath them, which will rot the wood holding up your roof. Suppose your wood rots or warps, the cost of this repair increases significantly. The potential for your roof collapsing due to wood rot is one of the main reasons you should get your roof repaired at the first sign of damage. Some of the damage you could find associated with shingle repair includes: 

      Missing Shingles: After a heavy windstorm or storm with hail, you may want to contact us to ensure you are not missing any shingles. Although, in some cases, the shingles may be clearly lying on your lawn. Do not fret if you see shingles on your property. We can easily and quickly replace any missing shingles. 

      Broken Shingles: Broken shingles indicate a sure sign of roof damage, and these shingles are letting water enter below the shingles. This repair will also need prompt attention before it causes the wood underneath the shingle to rot or warp.  

      Curled Shingles: Your shingles may begin to bend upward or downward as they age. Unfortunately, this also allows water to penetrate the wood below and calls for immediate replacement. 

      Cracked Shingles: During the summer months, when our Tennessee temperatures reach highs, typically over one hundred degrees, “thermal splitting” or cracked shingles occur. Yet again, when shingles start breaking, it leaves a path for water to enter under the shingle. 

      Roof Leak Repair 

      Some of the most obvious signs that your roof is leaking and needs repair include the following: 

      • Water running down the walls or the walls appearing to bubble under your paint job.  
      • Standing water on the floor or in your garage and attic. 
      • The ceiling has dark spots that may feel damp. 
      • Water stains or mold in the attic. Even if you do not see puddles of water, that does not mean there is not a leak in your attic or between your walls. 

        If you spot any signs of leaks or issues with your shingles, it is time to contact Brian Elder Roofing to repair your roof. It is best to let our professional roofing team handle the maintenance and care of your roof. It can be perilous for you to climb on your roof, even to check for missing shingles. Additionally, remember that the longer you wait, the more expensive the repair could be, and you could even find yourself needing an entirely new roof.  

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        Benefits of Quality Gutters on Your Home

        Investing in quality rain gutters and their repair and installation can improve your home’s value, increase curb appeal, and lessen costly repairs. At Brian Elder Roofing, our knowledgeable and experienced team understands the importance of a quality gutter protection system that will provide fail-safe performance and exceptional value. That is why we only install the best products available. We also offer maintenance services for your gutters, ensuring they are not clogged, cracked, or broken. Quality home construction is a top priority when it comes to roof repair or placement. Gutters serve an important role in the overall aesthetic value of your home along with a functional element to pull water away from your roof. 

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        3 Roof-Related Questions to Ask Before You Buy a House 

        If you are in the process of or considering buying a new home, there are many things to consider. Unfortunately, some homeowners forget to ask about important things, like the roof, until it is too late, and they are already in a contract. The roof of your potential new home should be one of the main things you find as much information about as possible. If you have a damaged roof, it could cost you thousands to repair in the future. 

        At Brian Elder Roofing, we are here for all your roofing needs, whether it is maintenance or installing a completely new roof, but we also think it is essential to share our roofing knowledge with our customers. Therefore, we have put together the following questions we believe every potential homeowner should ask about the roof before buying a home. 

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        Spring Storms Have Wreaked Havoc on Mid-South Homes 

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        The mid-south has seen its share of spring storms this year. It seems weekly; you can hear sirens going off and lights start flickering. These spring storms have wreaked havoc on mid-south homes, especially on their roofs. Anytime there is severe weather, especially with large gusts of wind, your roof could be susceptible to storm damage. Sometimes the damage is evident, and other times you need a professional roofer to check for damage. Here are some signs to help you determine if your roof has storm damage. 

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        How Roof Inspections Protect Your Home and Keep Your Family Safe

        Your roof is the first line of defence protecting your home against weather elements in Memphis. If your roof is leaking or needs repair then you are putting your valuables at risk. Part of the problem is that roofs are one of those elements in your home that are out of sight and out of mind and many home owners neglect this critical element of their home.

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