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What Can You Expect to Find Under Your Shingles

There are various materials on your roof including asphalt, wood, rubber and even clay – a lot more than the shingles you see from the street. For example, there is almost always a sheet of metal folded beneath the chimney and skylight tucked under the shingles which is used to keep water away from the corners of your roof. For all your roofing needs and questions, it would be advantageous to hire a trained professional from CT Roofing, Siding and Windows.

The first step of roof installation is putting in the drip edge and rake edge. Depending on your local city building requirements, the installation of the rake edge and drip edge may be required. It is essentially a long piece of metal. Regardless of whether it is required, it is advised to have your roof professional install the drip edges and rake edge.

Valleys have leak barriers installed beneath them. The metal installed in chimneys, valleys and skylight assist the water flow on a roof and are critical components of any roof. When you hire trained professionals from CT Roofing, Siding and Windows, they will ensure your roof is installed with precision and built to last. A leak barrier is an extra layer of protection for your roofing and is often installed on top of the Drip Edge and Rake Edge metal.

There are plenty of aspects to be aware of underneath the shingles of your roof and there various crucial parts of your roof to ensure water is moved properly and it remains sufficient. Hiring professional roofing specialists or contractors to do work on your roof is the best way to improve your roof and replace certain parts.They are knowledge and have experience working with all the moving parts of a roof. Once you become aware of all the aspects beneath the shingles it becomes clear how complex your roof is.