Entries by gshaw

4 Reasons to get a Roof Inspection

Storm damage is hard to spot from the ground and/or the untrained eye.  Even some roofers really can’t spot real damage.  But, now is the time to get it looked at.  Here are some reasons to get an inspection.  1. Storm Damage In Oklahoma High winds, hail, and other weather events can create damage to […]

Replacement Cost Value(RCV) VS. Actual Cash Value(ACV)

When it comes to understanding insurance coverage there are numerous terms and language that most policyholders are unfamiliar with. These include Indemnity, Actual Cash Value (ACV), Replacement Cost Value (RCV) and Depreciation. What is ACV(Actual Cash Value)? The term “actual cash value” is not as easily defined. Some courts have interpreted the term to mean […]

Do you have a Skylight?

A skylight is an excellent source of both warmth and light for your home and they can enhance the overall appearance of your house as well as giving you a little extra air when required. There are a number of different factors that can lead to a leaky skylight but the most common factor is […]

Look Around

It’s a big thing, fixing damage on your property.  How do you know who you are working with?  How do you know why they are in business?  I tell our Customer Reps that we are not in the construction business.  We are not!  We are in the Customer Service business, and how we take care of […]

Do you need a new Roof??

 Roof age How old is your existing asphalt shingle roof? Most experts agree that a typical roof will last between 20 and 25 years. It also depends on whether the old roof was removed and you only have one layer of shingles, and if it is properly ventilated.  Each home should have a certain amount of ventilation.  […]

TPO roofing systems are environmentally friendly low slope single ply roofs!

Common Applications Fully adhered Mechanically fastened Ballasted Manufacturing Method TPO is formed in sheets made up of popropylene and ethylene propylene polymers which are reinforced with polyester. The process of manufacturing TPO requires no plasticizer or chlorine. Application Method TPO is applied in large rolls that vary in both size and thickness. TPO can be […]

Types of Residential Shingles

Which Are Better? Three Tab or Architectural Shingles We have noticed the last few weeks a number of BIG roofing companies that are putting on the cheapest shingle available. So lets talk about the difference between three tab and architectural shingles and which are better. As far as Shaw Construction is concerned there is quite a bit of difference in both […]