Some residential roofs look more complicated than others, but fundamentally, they’re the same. They share components that play unique yet equally important roles, which make the roofing system run like a well-oiled machine.
You may be familiar with the terms “shingles”, “pitch” and “insulation.” That’s because these are just some of the different components of a roof. Every roofing company repairs and maintains each part, in case one of them breaks or malfunctions. By learning how they work, you can also inspect and spot any signs of trouble before they become worse. Here are the main components and their common problems.