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August 4, 2021

5 Things to Look For in a Roof When Buying a New Home

Home buying is a long process and the last thing you want to worry about is extensive roof damage before closing on your dream home.  The roof is one of the biggest investments you will make along with your home purchase so you will want to make sure the roof is in the best condition possible when making your purchase.  Your roof needs to fit your family’s personality but it should also be functional. Lucky for you, your roof and […]
June 30, 2021

3 Ways Summer Weather Affects Your Roof

Summer is here and so is the heat.  Now is the time to cool off by the pool or in the house with the HVAC on high.  But if you forgot to do your spring roof inspection, prepare to check your roof for any potential damages so that your roof can beat the heat! Roofing material is built to last and withstand possible damages during the roof’s lifespan.  But the summer climate in Central Texas can expose your roof to […]
May 24, 2021

Summer Guide to Your Roof

It is almost summertime and that means it’s going to get hot!  And after the snowfall and hail storms around Texas early this year, your roof may have taken a beating.  Now is the right time to inspect your roof to decide if your home needs a new roof. Consider this Central Texas is prone to high levels of humidity, moisture and sun exposure.  Your roof will not need to be replaced after each rain storm or hot summer day […]
February 18, 2021

How Snow and Ice Can Impact Your Roof

In South Texas, it doesn’t snow quite as often as it does in northern parts of the country during winter, but it does snow from time to time. Because of this, it’s important to know how snow and ice can impact your roof. From exposing vulnerabilities in your roofing system, to causing more severe damage, here are a few of the different ways that snow and ice can create (often major, sometimes minor) problems for your roof. Stress from snow […]
January 12, 2021

Roofing Replacement and Installation in San Antonio

When it comes to roof replacement and installation in San Antonio, you have a few different options. But just where are you supposed to start? The possibilities go on and on. That’s why at Norwest Roofing, it is our goal to make the process as simple and straightforward as possible for our customers when they need a roof replacement and installation. So just how easy do we make it? Well, very easy. In fact, here are all the steps to […]
December 17, 2020

How to Choose a New Roof for Your Home

When it comes time to choosing a new roof for your home, there are a few different factors to consider beforehand. For instance, while you’ll certainly want a roof that looks nice aesthetically, you’ll also want to consider the cost of materials and installation of the roof. The reason being? Not all roofs are created equal. Roofing materials can vary greatly in cost and expected lifespan, so you want to be sure to have an idea of the budget you […]
November 16, 2020

How to Install Christmas Lights Without Damaging Your Roof

Every year, around mid to late November, many homeowners put up Christmas lights on their home for the holiday season. Many of which hang lights directly from their roofs. Doing so safely and properly can make any home look beautiful for the holidays. But did you know that if not done carefully, you can actually damage your roof simply by putting up Christmas lights? Nails, staples, as well as walking on your roof are all small ways that can bring […]
October 19, 2020

5 Reasons to Not Wait to Fix Your Roof

Deciding to wait to fix your roof when you know it needs repair is a little bit like gambling on something you know doesn’t have a good chance at being a winner. You might be able to hold off for a short time, but in the end when you decide to take care of the repair, the amount of damage that results from not fixing it sooner might merit an entirely new roof. Like all material things, roofs occasionally need […]
September 15, 2020

What Should be Included in a Roofing Estimate?

When it comes time to repair or replace a roof, the most common question on people’s minds is, “how much is going to cost?” And rightfully so. You should know exactly what the work on your roof is going to cost. This is where the roofing estimate comes into play. With a well-crafted roofing estimate, a roofing contractor should be able to tell you how much labor and materials are going to cost, as well as provide an accurate and […]
August 10, 2020

Metal Roofing vs. Tile Roofing: How Do They Compare?

When deciding between a premier style of roofing, there is often one question on the minds of homeowners. “Which is better, metal roofing or tile roofing?” To answer that question, you really need to consider the benefits that each offers against the other and the overall difference in cost. To help better compare the two options, let’s look at the qualities of each. Aesthetics and Design There is no question that both metal and tile roofing styles are among the […]