Entries by Shelley Metzler

Low Roof Pitch Options for Your Building

A roof has a “low pitch” if it slopes anywhere from 2/12 to 4/12 inches—meaning that for every foot the roof extends horizontally, the level of the roof rises two to four vertical inches. Some roofs have extremely low slopes and appear to be nearly flat. No roof, of course, should actually be completely flat. […]

5 Things to Know About Commercial Flat Roof Repair

Whether or not you have experience with roofing projects, you’re probably aware that the flat roof of a commercial building must be handled differently than other types of roofs. It’s precisely because the roofs of most commercial buildings are flat that they have different needs, in maintenance, care, and of course, repair. While in some […]

5 Tips for Summer Roof Maintenance in Portland, Oregon

When is the best time to check the roof of your home for potential maintenance items? If you said winter, you’re half right. Wintertime roof maintenance in Portland, Oregon, means clearing the gutters of leaves and needles that fell from the trees during the fall. It means ensuring puddling water doesn’t build up on your […]

Know Your Roofing Facts: The Anatomy of a Roof

The roof of your house acts as the home’s protective barrier. It shields your home from harsh environmental conditions, such as heavy rains and strong winds. But most people don’t spend too much time thinking about their roof or how to protect it. If that applies to you, don’t worry. Interstate Roofing has you covered. […]

Tips for Finding Quality Residential Roofing in Vancouver

So you’ve decided to have a new roof installed on your home. The biggest challenge you’ll face isn’t deciding what type of material will look best, or even what color tiles you want on your home. The most challenging obstacle you’ll face during the process is selecting which residential roofing contractor is best for your […]