Different Hail Sizes

Categories of Hail and the Damage Caused

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As a property owner, hail can be a stressful event. The damage that one single hail storm can have on your roof, siding, gutters, vehicles, windows, etc., can be extensive and costly to fix. It’s important to understand that the amount of damage and the severity of the damage will greatly depend on the size or category of the hail stones. We’ve detailed …

Preparing Your Home for Storm Season

Preparing Your Home for Storm Season

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There’s nothing better than a week’s worth of warm weather after a harsh winter. The sun is out, the trees are blooming, and the April showers are starting to begin. Spring weather brings many things, but most often it brings an increase of severe storms. Intense lightning, heavy rains, hail, tornadoes, and high winds can all lead to moderate and severe damage to …

3 Tab vs Laminate Shingles

3-Tab vs. Laminate: Understanding the Difference

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The two most commonly used types of shingles are 3-Tab and Laminate. 3-Tab, commonly known as regular asphalt shingles, are flat and uniform in shape.  Laminated, oftentimes known as architectural shingles, are similar to asphalt shingles but come in different shapes and sizes with a heavier base mat. Due to its different sizes and shapes, it appears more dimensional than 3-Tab.  3-Tab shingles …

Science Behind The Shingles

Science Behind The Shingle

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Roofing shingles are the outcome of a long line of roofing innovation, beginning as early as the use of natural and organic material to create shelters in ancient times. Humans for centuries have used various natural materials found around them to shield themselves from the elements, such as dried grasses, palm leaves, or even clay and dirt. Over time we’ve gotten smarter, …

Covers 4 Others 2020 Free Roof Program

Covers 4 Others 2020 Winners

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Aspen Contracting’s Covers 4 Others 2020 program has come to an end. This year we awarded 8 outstanding individuals, families, and organizations with a free roof to remove some of the burden that this year has caused. Giving back is one of our core values at Aspen Contracting, and we have been ecstatic to give back to the communities that …

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

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It’s the New Year and for most people, both your health and your home could use some improvement.  So at Aspen Contracting we’ve come up with 8 New Year’s Resolutions for your home that will make it feel new and improved, just like you as you work on being healthier this year. Get Rid Of Clutter January is a good time …