Up On The Roof

Stories, News & Tips From The Top

Bring The Sunlight In!

Do you have a room in your home or building that has a dark, dreary feeling? Even in the middle of the day? These dark areas aren’t known for being favorite spaces due to the general atmosphere that the lack of real daylight produces. Your gloomy room is likely on the northern side of the structure, or shaded by big ….

You’ve Got Questions? Pete’s Got Answers!

Question: “Pete, what do you think about GAF roofing shingles vs. other brands like Owens Corning or CertainTeed? Do you feel like paying extra for the 30lb felt would be worth in in the long run?” Answer:  “All of these are comparable products and they also have similar material warranties. I’d suggest that you choose a product your roofing contractor is ….

Six Choices for Your New and Improved Roof

With the variety of roofing materials available these days, here are six options to help make choosing the right one for your roofing project a little easier. 1. Roofing Material: Asphalt Shingles — Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material seen on American homes these days. They are an inexpensive roofing option and they come in a variety of ….

Job Watch: Duro-Last Install

Follow along with Pete Scudder, President of Scudder Roofing Company, as he takes you on a job of the week! This installation is close to our hearts…the job was at our own headquarters and warehouse at 3342 Paul Davis Drive in Marina, CA. Duro-Last® roofing is an innovative single-ply, membrane roofing system that’s precision-fabricated and really great for low-sloped or flat ….

Is Your Roof Leaking?

Most of us are guilty of taking the roof over our head for granted at one time or another; we just don’t tend to think about it until it stops working or it starts leaking, that is. And when your roof is leaking, you just can’t ignore it or put it off for another day. The simple fact of the ….