Slate: A Long-Lasting Material for Your Roof

Your home relies on your roofing system to keep it protected. With a good and sturdy roof over your head, you are ensured safe and comfortable living. Choosing the right Des Moines roofing material is an important factor to consider when building a home, and one of the most beautiful and most popular roofing materials available today is slate. Here are the top reasons why homeowners choose slate ... More

Solar Fans: Your Way to a Cooler Home

As more people become aware of the negative effects of greenhouse gases, there has been an increase in the use of sustainable and renewable energy sources. The use of solar energy is gradually becoming more widespread because of the benefits it provides. These days, many homeowners are installing solar panels to reduce their energy bills and at the same time, protect Mother Earth. Some even use ... More

Residential Roofing Series: Metal

Metal roofing isn’t a new development. After all, copper has been used as a roofing material since the third century. Nonetheless, it has evolved completely. That is why metal has become a great roofing investment today. ... More

A Guide to Roof Care This Summer

Summer brings warmer weather and the occasional showers. As there’s so much to enjoy this season, it’s important to tend to your roofing. After all, it should protect you from the weather conditions that your home will face in the coming weeks. Tedrick’s Roofing looks at the different services that are sure to keep your roof in the best shape. ... More

Cleaning Your Roof? Stop Before You Regret It!

Roofing systems get a lot of abuse from the weather. After a rain, often debris is left behind and slowly damages the roofing system if the roof is not cleaned properly. Therefore, it is necessary to do  regular maintenance of your roof, especially after a bout of bad weather. This might seem like a job you can easily accomplish, but hiring a professional roofing contractor in Auburn may be more ... More

Certified Green: What It Actually Means

Global warming, pollution, dwindling natural resources—these are just some of the most pressing issues today. You may often encounter words like “green”, “sustainability” and “renewable”, but what do these really mean? ... More

The Many Benefits of Slate Roofing

One of the oldest, most popular roofing materials available, slate remains a viable option today. A fine-grained, metamorphic rock, it’s specific qualities have made it a durable and dependable material through the ages. Tedrick’s Roofing looks at the many benefits of this long-standing material to help you decide if it’s a viable option for your roofing. ... More

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Residential Roofing Series: Asphalt and Fiberglass Shingles

Your home needs to be able to cope with the various challenges that the Pacific Northwest weather presents. The best way to prepare is getting your roof back in good condition. Remember, it’s your primary defense against the elements. If you’ve been looking to make upgrades to your Des Moines roofing, Tedrick’s Roofing may be able to help. In this entry we discuss the benefits and features of both ... More

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GAF is BUILDER’s 2015 Top Roofing Shingles Provider

GAF, one of the most trusted brand names in the roofing industry, has been helping North American homes become more beautiful, energy-efficient, and weather-tight for many years. Because of this commitment to providing top-quality roofing products, the company was once again voted “No. 1 in Quality Ratings” and as the “Brand Used the Most” in BUILDER’s Brand Use Study. This is the ninth time in ... More

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Tools of the Trade: Installations and More

Roof installation is the first step in ensuring your home is protected from the elements for a long time. When done properly, you end up with a roof that is both beautiful and efficient. Key to this is finding great roofers—like those here at Tedrick’s Roofing. And one way to tell professionals from those who are not is by checking if they have the tools necessary to get the job done right. ... More