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July 10, 2020

3 Ways that Summer Heat Can Cause Roof Damage

With Summer weather in full effect, this can leave roofs open to damage from higher temperatures. While generally older roofs are more susceptible to damage from heat, it’s still a good idea to know how warmer weather can affect a roof. To give you an idea, here are some of the most common ways that roofs can sustain damage during the summertime. 1 – Roof Degradation With increased exposure to sunlight and heat, this can cause asphalt shingles to curl […]
June 10, 2020

What to Do for Summer Roof Maintenance

While not something many people often think about, roof maintenance really is something that needs to be kept up with all year long. Yes, summer is a time for fun in the sun, but it’s also a good time to take care of some basic summer roof maintenance. While you can certainly tackle these tasks on your own if you prefer, another option is to hire a professional roofing contractor to take care of your roof maintenance for you. But […]
May 11, 2020

How to Get a Roof Repair in San Antonio

When it comes to getting a roof repair in San Antonio, you have a few different options. Depending on your skill level, one option you may choose is to do it yourself (also known as DIY). If you’re not an experienced roofer however, you may consider hiring a local handyman or contractor who specializes in roof repair. Lastly, you can go the route of hiring a roofing company. Either way, it’s important that if you discover you need a roof […]
April 6, 2020

Norwest Roofing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the constant change in news around the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to ensure our customers know that Norwest Roofing remains committed to them and to the health of our community. We are sharing information on measures we are taking to make sure that roofing services are implemented safely during this time. 1 – We are adhering to recommendations from the CDC and WHO. As a company that often requires customer interaction, we are following the recommended workplace best practices […]
March 13, 2020

5 Tips to Ready Your Roof for Spring

With Spring upon us, many homeowners will be working on home improvement projects as well as other “to do’s” around the house this season. But, in addition to that landscaping or remodeling project you have planned, now is also a great time to check up on the condition of your roof. Here are 5 tips to help get your roof ready for Spring. 1 – Examine Your Roof Start by taking a good look at your roof. Walk around your […]
February 27, 2020

The 10 Most Common Roof Problems You May Experience

At some point or another, many people experience roof problems. Whether due to wear and tear from age, or other damage, most times these issues are completely normal. But this doesn’t mean roof problems should be ignored. Working with an experienced roofing contractor is always your best bet to ensuring your roof is in top condition. To give you an idea of some issues roofs have, here is a list of the top 10 roof problems homeowners and business experience: […]
February 3, 2020

How Long Does a Roof Last?

One of the most common questions when it comes to roofing is, “how long does a roof last?” A good question as the age of your roof can have a large impact on the value and overall quality of your home. This is especially important when trying to sell or even buy a home. While the expected lifespan of a roof does depend on the type of roof, most roofs are expected to last between 20-30 years on average. However, […]
January 6, 2020

5 Problems that Come from a Leaky Roof

A leaky roof can be a nuisance to say the least. But did you know that a leaky roof can also create a number of different problems for your home or business? That’s right – leaks in a roof can be signs of much more serious dangers that can be present if not addressed. This may include everything from structural damage as well as potential health risks from mold and other threats. Above all, if you notice a leak in […]
December 9, 2019

Pros and Cons of a Metal Roof for Your Home

When it comes time for a roof replacement, you have a number of different roofing options to choose from. Among your many options include asphalt shingles, slate, tiles, and of course, a metal roof. Metal roofing has become very popular in recent years, so understandably you may be considering it as an option for your own roof. Some of the key advantages include longer expected lifespan, less maintenance and high energy efficiency. To help in your decision making process, here […]
November 21, 2019

Winter is Coming: Is Your Roof Prepared?

It’s now Fall in San Antonio, but Winter is coming and will soon be here before you know it. Is your roof ready? “How would I know,” you might ask. Well, unless your roof is brand new, you may not know for sure without a professional roof assessment. With that being said, there are some simple tasks you can do to help prepare your roof for the coming Winter season. Let’s review. Give Your Roof a Personal Inspection One of […]
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 […]
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 […]