Shingle Layering, The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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Shingle Layering, The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. Before roofers can begin hauling materials onto a roof to start the installation process, they first have to tear off the old shingle layer. This part of the job can be strenuous and can take a lot of time. Depending on how many layers of materials are on the roof, some roof …

Tim Millican Spotlight

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  Describe what a project consultant does: I do full property inspections. I meet with adjusters and homeowners. I explain how insurance processes work to the homeowner. I order materials and watch the jobs as they’re built. I also take photos during the build.   What’s the most important thing to keep in mind as a project consultant? Communication with …

Making your Roof a Fireproof Investment

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Being prepared and always having an evacuation plan is essential. Your investments are also essential to consider when making plans for worst-case scenarios. The roof is the most vulnerable part of any home during a wildfire, studies show that a majority of fires occur when embers ignite non-fire-resistant roofs. We would like to go over a few roofing materials that …

Why Commercial Ventilation is important

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Just like with residential homes, commercial properties need proper and efficient ventilation. Ventilation not only helps keep a property healthy and clean but also helps the people inside stay healthy as well. Ventilation is important because it helps with Fumes and odors Germs and viruses Mold Dirt and dust in the air There are a few popular ventilation systems for …

Trends in the Siding World

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A fabulous looking roof isn’t the only factor that advances the appearance of great curb appeal. Siding often plays a part as well. This section of home restoration can be enjoyable to install due to all the possible outcomes . There are many siding material options and color choices to choose from. Vinyl siding is currently one of the most …

Training Week 2019

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Just like February is the border between winter and spring, training is the border between strong and weak teams. Last week Aspen hosted Alside siding, Premium Panels, and CertainTeed for this year’s winter training. This time of year is great to get the whole team out together to work on sharpening skills and industry knowledge. “Knowledge is power in the …

What makes a “LEADER” at Aspen?

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According to the National Roofing Contractor Association also known as the NRCA, there are five critical safety leadership skills. We believe that our employees in the field exude these skills in every way possible. From the first day of training, Aspen instills a sense of responsibility and leadership in every one of our of employees. FIVE CRITICAL SAFETY LEADERSHIP SKILLS ACCORDING TO …

Oh Hail No!

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Hail comes in various shapes and sizes. Hail strikes can be easy to spot if you know what to look for. Signs of Hail Hits: Random damage with no discernable pattern Spots on the roof colored black Loss of sandlike pellets (granules) on the shingles Shingles that appear “shiny” The photo below displays hits varying in shape. Hits are round …