Roofing Contractors Houston TX

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Campos Roofing
(713) 680-3530
919 Judiway
Houston, TX

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Emypat Construction Group
(713) 493-4086
4115 Tasselwood Ln.
Houston, TX
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Countertops, Doors, Tiling, Concrete Foundations, Lighting, Additions, Roofing, Handyman, Carpenters, Ceilings, Cabinets, Fencing, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Cleaning service, Garage & Carport, Disaster Restoration, Bathroom remodeling, Insulation, Gas Piping, Interior Decorators, Powerwashing, Sunrooms, Concrete Flatwork, Commercial Property Maintenance, Swimming Pools, Flooring, Electrical, Plaster & Stucco, Kitchen remodeling, Home Builders, Painting, Welding, Multiple Room Renovation…
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Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Years in Business : 8 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish
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General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : No License Provided

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imagine construction & design
(832) 736-2314
1943 Breen Dr
Houston, TX
Services
Tiling, Decks & Porches, Paving, Architects & Designers, Additions, Real Estate, Bathroom remodeling, FirePlaces, Painting, Home Automation, Central Heating System, Windows, Cabinets, Disaster Restoration, Plumbing, Flooring, Powerwashing, Countertops, Ducts & Vents, Carpenters, Roofing, Gutters, Sewer & Septic, Water Supply & Wells, Siding, Plaster & Stucco, Framing, Concrete Flatwork, Fencing, Electrical, Commercial Property Maintenance, Garage & Carport, Gas Piping, Insulation, Multiple Ro…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 10 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish
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License # : No License Provided
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Accepts Credit Cards

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A 1 Roofing and Maintenance Company
(713) 869-4550
700 Heights Blvd
Houston, TX
 
Top To Bottom Roofing & General Construction
(281) 984-7566
1088 Milam Street
Houston, TX
Services
Remodeling Contractor, Roofing Contractor, Home Improvement, Siding Contractor, Window Contractor

LeafGuard Gulf Coast
2521 Fairway Park Dr., #400
Houston, TX
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Specialty Contractor

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A & A Gomez Roofing
(281) 804-4551
7407 Caddo Lake Lane
Houston, TX

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APC All-Phase Construction
(281) 216-6547
1926 Fredonia Dr
Houston, TX
Services
Doors, Powerwashing, Water Supply & Wells, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Countertops, Barns Sheds & Outbuildings, Multiple Room Renovation, Drywall and Plaster, Disaster Restoration, Home Builders, Air Conditioning & Cooling, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Water Heaters & Tanks, Flooring, Decks & Porches, Disability Alterations, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Windows, Waterproofing, Electrical, Cabinets, Skylights, Fencing, Sunrooms, Ducts & Vents, Painting, Central Heating System, Garage & Carpor…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S,S
Years in Business : 22 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
License # : TX-r4587utv890
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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Gutter Suppliers
(713) 861-2727
600 W 6th St
Houston, TX

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AI Roofing Company
(888) 875-5520
1302 Waugh Drive #628
Houston, TX

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Roofing - An Overview of What's Overhead

The type of roofing you choose can have a serious impact on your health and on the environment. Slope roofing materials, such as asphalt-based rolled roofing and shingles, will offgas toxins when heated by the sun. Flat roofing materials, such as tar and gravel, will continually offgas when heated by the sun, emitting known carcinogens such as VOCs from asphalt, including benzene, polynuclear aromatics, toluene and xylene. Although roofing materials are located outside the living space, odors can enter the home through doors, windows and vents. 

78% of total annual roofing dollars spent in the US is spent on re-roofing. Re-roofing is not only expensive, but it sends used roofing materials to landfills, where the polluting contents continue to offgas and leach into the soil and groundwater.

Unfortunately, re-roofing your house is often a necessity.  But a new roof with good air sealing, insulation, and ventilation will save energy and make your house more comfortable. Many unhealthy and persistent mold and mildew infestations began with an undetected roof leak. No type of roofing installation is foolproof, but the use of high quality roofing materials and skilled installers will reduce the risk of leakage.

Here are some tips to help guide your roofing decisions:

Consider the System as a Whole

In new construction, choice of roofing materials should be integral with other decisions about the building. The roof is your main defense against water leakage  in your house. Early in the decision-making process, figure out your roofing and how it will integrate with the rest of the house.

Calculate How Much Roofing You'll Need

Roofs are measured in 100-square-foot areas, or "squares". Three bundles of three-tab shingles typically equal one square: laminates come in four bundles per square.  It's a good idea to calculate beforehand how much roofing material you'll need so that you'll have an easier time comparing bid from contractors.

To calculate:

multiply the overall length and width of each roof section to determine its area Add 10% to allow for waste, then divide by 100 to determine how many squares you'll need

If the roof is new or you're having the old shingles removed, you'll need an underlayment  (roofing felt)  to create a moisture barrier for the wood sheathing  and rafters underneath. You may also have to install an "ice-and-water shield" along with the eaves and valleys where two wings of the roof intersect.  New drip edges and metal flashing are often needed around pipes, chimneys, and the like.

Avoid Adhesives

Adhesives used in roofing applications can emit harmful VOCs. They are especially toxic during application and curing (drying) periods.  Water-based adhesives are better because they only release water vapor as they dry, but they are not necessarily 100% safe. Use mechanical fastening, a range of processes that utilizes a variet...

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