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The Anatomy of a Roof System (The Materials that Make Up Your Roof)

January 25th, 2022 | 1 min. read

The Anatomy of a Roof System (The Materials that Make Up Your Roof)

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The anatomy of a roof system

Your roof is much more than the shingles you see from the street. It's a combination of your roofing materials and other roofing components that come together to form a complete roof system.

But why is this important information to know? Knowing the anatomy of your roof system helps you understand what materials you'll pay for, what they do for your roof, how they impact the overall price, and it even tells you what line items need to be included in your estimate.

Not only does this help you understand your roof better, but it also ensures you don't get taken advantage of by a roofing contractor leaving off crucial components your roof needs. At Bill Ragan Roofing, we use our 30-plus years in the roofing industry to provide homeowners like you with all the information needed for a roofing project.

That's why I want to give you a complete breakdown of the anatomy of your roof.

In this video, you'll learn the anatomy of your roof system and each material's function. By the end, you'll have a clear understanding of what makes a roof a roof.

After watching, don't forget to check out 4 Upgrades to Add to Your Roof Replacement to learn the ways you can improve your roof. 

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