Pacific Coast Roofing Service's Blog

Preparing for Your New Roof

As you can imagine, installing a new roof is quite a big task. Even though a professional roofing contractor will take care of most of the details surrounding the removal of your old roof and the installation of a new roof, that doesn't mean that there's nothing for you to do. In fact, there are…
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Gutters And Their Purpose

Roof gutters are on almost every building, but many people don't think about those gutters at all, often neglecting them or not even installing new ones when the old ones fail. However, the gutters are essential for protecting both your house and the land around it. Without gutters that are installed properly and in good…
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Preparing Your Roof For Winter

Bay Area winters are relatively mild compared to those experienced in other parts of the country. Even so, it is still necessary for homeowners to ensure that their roof stays intact through the coldest season. Low temperatures and wind can cause severe damage, even without icy precipitation. Follow these tips to get your roof ready…
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All About Roof Flashing

The roof is the first line of defense for your home, but even it can be vulnerable to the elements, especially rain. This is why the flashing is such an important component of any roof. What is Flashing? Flashing helps to prevent water leaks by directing the flow of rain water around openings in the…
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Roofing Terminology

The roof is an extremely important part of your home. It's the first line of defense against the elements, after all - and if it's in bad shape, it can leave your home vulnerable to water damage as well as structural damage. Because of this, scheduling a regular roof inspection is a smart idea. However, you…
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Keeping Your Attic Cool

An attic that is allowed to grow to hot in the summer can lead to an array of problems, from peeling paint to sky-high air conditioning bills. If you've noticed that you attic temperature is sweltering, it's time to take some steps to cool it down. Here's are four basic ways to keep your attic…
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Solar Panels and Your Roof

As a homeowner, you want affordable and clean energy to lower costs, while making sound investments in your home that also improve the environment. Adding solar panels to your roof is an excellent way to do both. Cost Over the past several years, the cost of solar panels and installation has fallen considerably. While still…
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The Best Roofs for Cold Climates

It is important to be prepared for the extreme weather that comes with the colder seasons. The snow, ice and even rain can be the enemy if you do not have a strong roof. If you are planning to renovate your home, it is a good idea to know what type of roof is best for…
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Hot Climate Roofs

There are many styles of roofs that can be used in hot climates to increase energy efficiency. A new roof will give your home a new look and add to its value as well. The style of the roof will depend on the architecture of your Bay Area home. There are several types of roofing materials:…
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Choosing Your Roofs Color

When people talk about curb appeal, many times the discussion focuses on landscaping, lighting and maybe the front door. Perhaps an afterthought, yet no less important, is the color of your roof. Picking the right one for your home may not seem like a big deal, until you are faced with making the decision. Here's…
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