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Roof Systems Northampton MA

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Jay Patruno Exteriors
(413) 532-9042
47 Lamb St
South Hadley, MA

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Fitzgerald Roofing
(413) 540-9337
123 Westfield Road
Holyoke, MA

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Diversified Roofing
(413) 562-1276
2 Oak Ter
Westfield, MA

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Sun Roofing Co
(413) 734-7774
71 Walnut St
Springfield, MA

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Leichthamer Laurie
(413) 565-2755
577 Longmeadow St
Longmeadow, MA
 
Adam Quenneville Roofing, Inc.
(413) 467-2426
160 Old Lyman Road
South Hadley, MA

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Paquette Lucien Roofing
(413) 737-2702
387 E Mountain Rd
Westfield, MA

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Patrick Kelly Roofing and Siding
(413) 568-9513
12 Old Feeding Hilld Road
Westfield, MA

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Architectural Roofing & Siding
(413) 883-5114
68 Euclid
Springfield, MA

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Speciality Roofing & Sidewall Products Inc
(413) 565-2755
9 Greenacre Ave
Longmeadow, MA
 
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Buyers Guide to a Roof

 
   



The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is pleased to provide you with this information as part of our ongoing effort to educate home and building owners about roofing and roofing contractors.

We hope this information will make you a more knowledgeable consumer and, when the time comes, a smart roof system buyer.

A new roof system is a big investment. We want to help you get a quality roof system at a fair price from a professional roofing contractor.

William A. Good, CAE
Executive Vice President
National Roofing Contractors Association
 

ROOF SYSTEM COMPONENTS

All steep-slope roof systems (i.e., roofs with slopes of 25 percent or more) have five basic components:
  1. Roof covering: shingles, tile, slate or metal and underlayment that protect the sheathing from weather.

  2. Sheathing: boards or sheet material that are fastened to roof rafters to cover a house or building.

  3. Roof structure: rafters and trusses constructed to support the sheathing.

  4. Flashing: sheet metal or other material installed into a roof system's various joints and valleys to prevent water seepage.

  5. Drainage: a roof system's design features, such as shape, slope and layout that affect its ability to shed water.
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