Painting Your Gutters – Do’s and Don’ts

Painting Your Gutters – Do’s and Don’ts

Gutters are an important part of your home’s water removal system. They work to direct water away from the roof so that it doesn’t build up or leak, while at the same time, they protect from ground erosion and foundation damage. Over time, your gutters may appear dull...

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When Should I Replace My Commercial Flat Roof? 

When Should I Replace My Commercial Flat Roof? 

Commercial flat roofs are a popular choice for many businesses due to their cost-effectiveness and versatility. Your commercial flat roof plays a crucial role in protecting your business premises and investments. However, like all structures, it has a limited lifespan...

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All You Need to Know About Architectural Shingles

All You Need to Know About Architectural Shingles

Architectural shingles are a popular roofing option for homeowners due to their durability, aesthetic appeal, and long lifespan. Architectural shingles are still asphalt shingles, which can be confusing if you are used to traditional, three-tab shingles. We’ll explore...

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What is a CertainTeed SELECT ShingleMaster?

What is a CertainTeed SELECT ShingleMaster?

Volpe Enterprises, Inc. is a CertainTeed Select ShingleMaster. What does that mean? Let’s take a look at CertainTeed and the requirements of the CertainTeed SELECT ShingleMaster.  CertainTeed opened in 1904. This makes them one of the oldest and most trustworthy...

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Roofing for Historic Buildings: Preserving the Past

Roofing for Historic Buildings: Preserving the Past

When it comes to a historic building, each one is a symbol of a bygone era with its unique architectural details to the finishing touches on the exterior.  Whether restoring or preserving one of these beautiful structures, it’s important to consider the precision...

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Light vs. Dark Shingles

Light vs. Dark Shingles

If you’re thinking about replacing your old roof with a new one, one thing to consider is the color of the shingles you wish to install on your home. Depending on where you live, choosing a darker or lighter shade of shingle might be more efficient and effective at...

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What’s So Important About Roofing Evaluations?

What’s So Important About Roofing Evaluations?

Regular Home Roof Evaluations Regular roofing inspections are important to catch any damage before it happens.  One of the best things about a shingle roof is that it’s easy to see when it is in need of replacement or repair. Just step back and take a look at...

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Can I Put a Metal Roof Over Shingles? 

Can I Put a Metal Roof Over Shingles? 

Metal Roofing can be expensive, so it makes sense that you may want to save money where you can and install a metal roof directly over your existing asphalt shingle roof. There are two questions that should be asked before attempting to put a metal roof over shingles....

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What Causes Dark Streaks on Roof Shingles?

What Causes Dark Streaks on Roof Shingles?

The sight of black streaks on your roof may be concerning to some homeowners. These unsightly black streak marks on your shingles not only diminish the overall curb appeal of a house but can also raise concerns about the roof's health and longevity. Is your roof...

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