La Porte Indiana Roofing & Gutter Topper Project
The older roof of this beach house already had three layers of shingles installed previously with the most recent roof having a significant amount of damage due to an astonishing lack of improper ventilation. With zero intake vents to feed the exhaust vents, which there were an insufficient number of, there wasn’t any possible way for air to move and flow under the roof deck to keep the decking cool and dry. The result of the improperly installed roof? Crumbling shingles and a roof in shambles. Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as roofing contractors in Sawyer Michigan replaced the roof of this beach house with CertainTeed NorthGate SBS modified Lifetime Warranty Shingles, Velux Lifetime Warranty Skylights and Heat Deflector Insulation. We adjusted the insulation for proper ventilation and installed the correct number of intake, filtered ridge, edge and exhaust vents all of which are essential to the vitality and longevity of this roof.
Project Location: 672 Longwood Drive Sawyer MI 49125
Color: Weathered Wood
Products Used: CertainTeed NorthGate SBS Modified Lifetime Warranty Weathered Wood Shingles, Velux Lifetime Warranty Skylights and Heat Deflector Insulation
As roofing contractors in Sawyer Michigan Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper specializes in residential roofing and the installation of Lifetime Warranty (50 Year Warranty) Shingles that includes a 50 Year 100% Transferable Labor & Material Warranty backed by CertainTeed without any Prorating during the life of the shingles.
The Benefits of the Dennison Exterior Solutions & CertainTeed Integrity Roof System
A quality roofing system involves the underlayment’s, shingles, accessory products, and ventilation all working together. Day after day, year after year.
At Dennison Exterior Solutions & CertainTeed, We call that the Integrity Roof System
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as Roof Installation Specialists in Sawyer Michigan we use the Integrity Roof System, which is designed to provide optimum performance — no matter how bad weather conditions are. After all, better quality shingles mean longer-lasting roofs. Add in underlayment and accessory products, and you’ve got a roof system that really works.
When you choose a Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper Integrity Roof System you gain the advantage of having CertainTeed as your single manufacturing source to stand behind its roof system components.
Most of Dennison Exterior Solution & Gutter Topper customers choose the NorthGate Shingles or the LandMark Pro Shingles, which were engineered to outperform ordinary roofing shingles in every category; The NorthGate and Landmark PRO shingles boasts the rich hues and stunning dimensionality of CertainTeed’s Max Def color technology. Good looks aside, these dimensional laminate shingles are built to last, the Pros two layers of high-quality roofing asphalt and the Northgate’s SBS modified asphalt rubberizing aspects allow greater flexibility so the shingles resist cracking even in extreme cold weather, allowing for your round application. The Northgate’s SBS also offers superior granule adhesion which is one of the key components in protection the shingle against the elements. Both shingles also include an industry leading lifetime limited transferrable warranty.
Features & Benefits
Features & Benefits
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper Winter Guard Ice & Water Shield
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as Professional Roofing Contractors in Sawyer Michigan uses CertainTeed’s WinterGuard waterproofing shingle underlayment, which is the solution for winning the battle against water penetration in your roof’s most vulnerable places. WinterGuard is a composite material of asphalt polymers, formed into a rolled sheet. The asphalt makes it vapor-tight, and the polymers make the asphalt elastic and sticky. This protective barrier is able to stretch and seal around nails driven through it. Placing WinterGuard a minimum of 24″ past the interior wall line at the eave provides your first line of defense.
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper Roof Repair Contractors in Sawyer Michigan installs Winter Guard six feet up the roofline from all eave edges, where all lower roofs meet any walls and around all roof ‘ shingle penetrations such as furnace / water heater vent stacks, soil pipes, chimneys, antenna satellite fasteners, skylights and any other protrusions through the roof. This process eliminates all potential future callbacks.
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper Winter Guard seals the roof against infiltration of water into the home due to ice dams and wind-driven rain that also seals water-tight around each nail that is driven through it. The sand surface of Winter Guard also provides a huge safety factor for installers while walking on top of the shield.
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper CertainTeed’s Diamond Deck Synthetic Felt
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as Roofing Specialists in Sawyer Michigan uses CertainTeed’s Diamond Deck high performance synthetic felt is applied to the entire roof surface that is not already covered the Winter Guard ice and water shield. This Best-in-Class underlayment’s performance in terms of both weather protection and contractor safety is unsurpassed.
Diamond Deck has exceptional dimensional stability compared to standard 15lb or 30lb felt underlayment, which can wrinkle when it becomes wet and “telegraph” those wrinkles through to the shingles applied over it detracting from the beauty of your homes new shingles. Diamond Deck eliminates this problem and it special top surface treatment provide excellent slip resistance, even when wet for contractor safety.
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper CertainTeed’s
Ventilation Products: 12” Filtered Vent with an External Baffle and Intake Vent
Designed with an internal weather filter and external baffles, CertainTeed® filtered Ridge Vent proves that outstanding beauty and performance can be combined. Less than an inch in height, this slim molded, high-impact copolymer shingle-over ridge vent permits capping of the ridge with shingles like the rest of the roof. CertainTeed Ridge Vents combined with sufficient intake vents, such as CertainTeed Intake Vent, are the most efficient and effective systems you can install that will help validate the new shingles warranty and save you energy which save you money 24/7. Works year-round to ventilate the attic. Provides evenly distributed ventilation along the entire underside of the roof. Provides a higher volume of airflow per square foot of attic area than any other fixed-vent system and is designed to maximize airflow across the entire underside of roof sheathing. Changes in wind direction have no significant effect on vent performance and is wind driven rain resistant up to 110 MPH.
CertainTeed’s Intake Vent provides continuous intake airflow at the roof’s edge and provides proper intake ventilation for homes with little or no overhang. It’s a rooftop installed, shingle-over intake vent that can be used to supplement existing soffit or under eave vents. CertainTeed Ridge Vent combined with sufficient intake vents, such as CertainTeed Intake Vent, are the most efficient and effective systems you can install.
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as insulation contractors in Sawyer Michigan as the exclusive insulation contractor certified to install the Heat Deflector Insulation Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper with the installation of this product as proven by the Department of Energy can cut your utility bills between 20 to 40 percent.
Is a highly reflective perforated insulated blanket that is installed on top of your existing insulation that can also be attached to the bottom of the rafters under your roof’s decking. We also install the Heat Deflector behind vinyl siding when we are residing homes.
The Heat Deflector Perforated Insulation allows moisture to pass through the product and still deflects 97% of the radiant heat up during the summer away for the inside of your home allowing your air conditioner to use less energy cooling the air. In the winter the heated air inside your home is deflected back down allowing your furnace to run less and also keeping the air in your attic that is above the Heat Deflector and below your roof’s deck to be cooler. This process also mitigates snowmelt and minimizes the buildup of ice and icicles.
The Heat Deflector provides an R-16 insulation value however; when you include the reflective nature of both sides of the product its performance characteristics can reach the equivalent of an R-30.
Please don’t hesitate to call us for a free inspection, review of your proposal today. Our office will return your call promptly and setup an appointment with you to inspect, measure and review your customized proposal and answer any questions you may have about our products and installations.
Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as Residential Roofing contractors in Sawyer Michigan has well over 5,500 satisfied customers in the Western Michigan and Northern Indiana areas. Our average customer satisfaction ratings are superior to any other contractor in the area with a 5 Star rating and “A” rating from our customers.
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