When Roof Flashing Fails: What You Need to Know

Roof flashing is a crucial component of your home’s roofing system. It is designed to protect against leaks and water damage. But what happens when it fails? In this blog post, we explore the importance of roof flashing, the common causes of its failure and what you need to know to prevent costly repairs. […]

April 19, 2023|Roofing|

Signs of Hidden Storm, Hail and Wind Damage

After an extreme weather event, you may notice cracks, holes or other types of damage to your roof caused by wind, hail or rain. Severe roof damage is easy to spot right after a storm, but other types of damage can be difficult to see from the ground. Often, a visual inspection is not enough to uncover all the damage your roof sustained during a storm. That is why you should always call professionals to inspect your roof after the skies clear in your area.  […]

June 8, 2022|Roofing|

GAF and the Good Housekeeping Seal: What It Means for You

Since 1885, Good Housekeeping has been a trusted name when it comes to all things home-related. Needless to say, the company will not back a product unless it has been meticulously tested and evaluated. As Good Housekeeping itself puts it, “We test it, so you can trust it”. Founded a year later, GAF is also one of the most trusted brands by roofing contractors.   […]

April 1, 2022|Roofing|

What Does Your Roof Insurance Actually Cover?

Roof maintenance and repairs are important since they will keep your investment intact for as long as possible. Unfortunately, no matter how much care you apply to it, there will come a time when it will fail due to natural causes. To minimize your losses, you should get comprehensive coverage from your insurance company. As such, it’s important to know what’s covered by your insurance policy.  […]

February 10, 2022|Roofing|

Do You Need HOA Approval for a Roof Replacement?

If you live in a neighborhood regulated by a homeowner’s association (HOA), there are numerous benefits, but they also come with some drawbacks. When you’re booking for a roof replacement job, you should always try to seek approval from your HOA. Here’s why. […]

February 3, 2022|Roofing|

How Does Your Roof Affect Your Home Insurance?

Homeowners’ insurance policies cover your roof and replacement costs when it gets damaged. However, there are specific scenarios that they may not cover. Generally, destruction resulting from an accident or act of nature will grant you the funding, not deterioration due to the neglect of wear and tear. Here’s how roofs impact home insurance rates.  […]

January 4, 2022|Roofing|

Roof Deterioration Due to Aging vs. Roof Damage

No matter what kind of roof you have, it is reasonable for you to expect it to last for many, many years. However, even something that is built to last like your roof is not immune to the withering effect of time. And since it is constantly exposed to the elements, your roof is also prone to damage. While roof damage and normal wear and tear caused by aging may seem like the same thing, they are actually not.   […]

November 4, 2021|Roofing|

What Should You Do if a Tree Falls on Your Roof?

According to the National Storm Damage Center, the damage caused by falling trees have amounted to as much as one billion dollars worth of property damage. If you have trees on your property, knowing what to do in case a tree falls on your roof can help keep the damage to a minimum.  Maintain a Safe Distance Try to maintain as much distance from the fallen tree as possible. If there’s an unaffected part of the house, have your family stay there in the meantime. Evacuate to a separate dwelling like a guest house or at a neighbor’s if possible. [...]

September 16, 2021|Roofing|

Debunking Common Myths About Wind Damage on Roofs

Wind damage is a common problem on roofs, and it is more common in areas that are prone to extreme weather. After a storm, it is still a good idea to have your roof checked even if it appears fine because small issues can quickly escalate when not addressed.  […]

August 20, 2021|Roofing|

How Do You Know if You Have an Aging Roof?

It is normal for your roof to deteriorate as it ages, just like any other part of your house. Various factors can affect the longevity of a roofing system, including installation, the quality of material and exposure to the elements. Moreover, with regular maintenance, you can delay the need for a roof replacement.   […]

August 16, 2021|Roofing|

A Quick Guide to Roof-Damaging Hailstones

Hailstorms are one of the biggest natural threats to your home’s exterior. To make things worse, hailstorms can be very unpredictable because they can happen even during the summer season. Still, roofing contractors say that it helps to have a better understanding of the types of hailstones that can damage your roof. […]

June 4, 2021|Roofing|

What Are the ABCs of Roofing Storm Damage?

Extreme weather events can cause significant damage to your home. If your home has been hit by a storm, it’s always a good idea to have your roof checked. It’s because some kinds of damage are difficult to detect unless they have spread or affected other areas of the house.  […]

March 2, 2021|Roofing|

Storm Damage ABCs: A Quick Guide

Weather events are unpredictable, so you should never underestimate the damage that a storm can cause your roofing. Generally, it is recommended to have roofers come to your home following a severe storm so that they can evaluate any damage that your roof may have suffered. But you also need to do some items on your own. […]

February 15, 2021|Roofing|

How Does Wind Damage Affect Your Roof?

When it comes to protecting our roofing systems, we try and do our best by having them inspected and maintained regularly by our trusted roofing contractors so that they can perform at their best. However, no matter how much we prepare them for issues, there is little that can be done about nature and, in particular, wind damage. Here’s how wind damage can affect your roofing system. […]

October 27, 2020|Roofing|

Why Should You Replace Old Underlayment?

Our roofing system is one of the most significant investments we’ll ever make for our home since it completes the home’s look while keeping us safe and comfortable against the elements. As such, you’d want your roof to be in great condition for it to perform optimally all year round. To do that, however, you may need to replace the underlayment during your next roof replacement. […]

October 26, 2020|Roofing|

Metal Myths Debunked: Do Metal Roofs Attract Lightning?

Lightning rods are made of metal, so it must mean that metal roofs attract lightning as well, right? Unfortunately, this is a widespread myth.  For What Lightning Rods Are Used? First off, lightning rods are intended as a precautionary measure against lightning, not something that attracts them. It channels the current electrical current into the ground to prevent any damage to the building. While lightning strikes remain unpredictable, scientists have singled out several factors that influence the occurrence of lightning strikes, none of which include metal’s composition.  The Timing and Location of Lightning Strikes  Geography, topography and the movement of [...]

July 24, 2019|Roofing|

Finding the Right Mix: Composite Shingles’ Advantages

It’s not unusual to make quite a few compromises while shopping for a new roof. To be effective, a roof needs to have a certain combination of qualities. Often, however, roofing materials just excel in one or two areas. If there isn’t a single material that possesses all the ideal qualities in a roof, how then can you ever hope to find the right roof for your home? You must pick the right mix of materials. […]

July 10, 2019|Roofing|

How the Summer Heat Affects Flat Roof Systems

The summer season and the heat that it brings can wear flat roof systems down. That said, commercial property owners and facilities managers must lead the way in making sure the tops of buildings are well-maintained. Being aware of the ways the sun affect roofs helps prolong their service life and avoid costly repairs. […]

June 20, 2019|Roofing|

Proactive vs. Reactive Maintenance: Which One Is Better?

As your roofing contractors will tell you, it’s important that you conduct proper maintenance on your roof. After all, it’s one of your home’s first line of defense so keeping it in shape can benefit you and your home in the long run. With that in mind, you can perform either reactive and proactive maintenance. Some homeowners make the mistake of thinking reactive is better than proactive. However, there are actually reasons why the opposite is true. […]

May 8, 2019|Roofing|

How to Prevent Waterproofing Issues in Commercial Properties

Waterproofing commercial properties is very important because it helps preserve the building. If your waterproofing is failing, your property may develop cracks and other structural issues. You can hire roof replacement contractors to help you fix the issues, but it helps to understand how waterproofing works. […]

April 20, 2019|Roofing|

Viable Pitch for Homes in Arid Climates

For many homeowners, designing a custom home is the ultimate dream. But the planning and the work that goes into building a home can be quite challenging. There are many facts, figures and features that need to be taken into account by roofing contractors to create a safe and livable home that meets the building standards required for your specific area. Your building’s footprint will be critical to your roof design. […]

February 10, 2019|Roofing|

Advanced Protection® Shingle Technology for GAF Timberline® Shingles

Not all shingles offered by roofing contractors are made equal. Take GAF Timberline® Lifetime shingles, for example. Compared to other roofing options, our shingles are protected by GAF’s unique Advanced Protection® Shingle Technology. What is this technology, and how can it benefit you? Let Lankford Roofing & Construction LLC discuss its advantages below. […]

January 25, 2019|Roofing|

From Mud to Metal: A Crash Course in the Evolution of Roofs

The various roofing systems we use today have come a long way since our ancestors first built theirs out of thatch, mud and animal skin. During those times, roofing contractors literally had no business to exist. Today, roofing materials are commonplace. But, how did modern roofs come to be? In this post, Lankford Roofing and Construction LLC talks about the history of roofs. […]

September 19, 2018|Roofing|


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