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How to Determine Roof Pitch – A Guide by Jackson Contracting

February 23, 2024

Many things go into making a roof a reliable protector – the sturdiness of its materials, the meticulousness of its construction, and most importantly, its angle. That tilt, known as the roof pitch, plays a huge role in everything from material selection to weather resistance.  Whether you’re a seasoned DIYer or a curious homeowner, understanding […]

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How Long Does a Roof Replacement Take?

Are you curious how long it takes to replace a roof? A roof is more than just shingles and beams. It’s the protective shield that guards your home against the elements. Whether it’s a sudden downpour or the scorching sun, your roof stands strong. But what happens when it’s time for a replacement? How long […]

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How to Fix a Leaking Roof

December 11, 2023

A leaky roof is a major issue as it can result in a variety of problems ranging from damaged floors to a waterlogged attic. You may need to perform a DIY temporary fix for a leaking roof for immediate protection, and then get professional service to properly fix the issue. The DIY repairs can be […]

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When to Replace Roof

Your roof faces the brunt of the weather, be it scorching sun, relentless rain, strong winds, or hailstorms. Over time, even the toughest roof starts to show signs of wear and tear. A damaged roof is usually a leaking roof, which could mean damaged walls, mold, and compromised structural integrity. That is when you have […]

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How Long Does a Shingle Roof Last?

November 28, 2023

The roof of your home is one of the first lines of defense from the elements. The roofing materials you choose can protect you from roof leaks, but how long does a roof normally last? When considering roofing options, many homeowners are rightfully concerned about the longevity of their roofs.  When speaking with shingle roofing […]

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The Importance of Commercial Roofing Maintenance in Indianapolis

September 13, 2023

When you operate your business in a city with as unpredictable weather as Indianapolis, you need your building’s roofing system to function at its best at all times. Ignoring routine maintenance and care, delaying repairs, or a choice of poor roofing materials can cost you substantially over time.  On the other hand, being proactive with […]

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Metal Roofing Maintenance Tips for Indianapolis Residents

Homeowners in the Circle City love metal roofs for several reasons. They are strong, look great, can last for many decades and are environmentally friendly. Even the best things need a bit of care. While metal roofing systems are highly resilient compared to some other roofing options, they are not completely maintenance-free. Over time, issues […]

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Weathering the Storm: Commercial Roofing Resilience in Indianapolis

The Indy weather doesn’t play around. Roofs here have to battle against heavy snowfalls, fierce winds, and hail storms that can appear out of nowhere. For commercial property owners, a strong roofing system is not a choice; it’s a necessity. In this post, we will discuss how to identify if your roof is tough enough […]

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Top Roofing Materials for Carmel Homes: Contractor’s Perspective

A fast-growing suburban city located just north of Indianapolis, Carmel is a place where every home tells a different story through its unique architecture. As a roofing contractor serving residential and commercial property owners in Carmel and nearby areas in Hamilton County, we have got our finger on the pulse of the city’s roofing trends. […]

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Choosing The Right Commercial Roofing Material for Indianapolis Businesses

September 5, 2023

You have just purchased a brand new office building and you are excited to open its doors and start leasing the space out to tenants. You got a great deal on the building because there is one caveat: the roof is falling in.  You need to get a new roof for your commercial building and […]

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