Prevent Roof Collapse

Look for These Signs Before a Roof Collapse

Prevent Roof Collapse

Roofs typically deteriorate over time because of their reliance on structural support and exposure to moisture and the elements. If you don’t maintain and care for your property’s roof, eventually, it will collapse.

A roof does not, however, collapse overnight. A collapsing roof is the result of multiple structural issues that develop over time. Long before a roof collapse, it will exhibit warning signs that indicate the need for a repair job. In this post, Nelson Contracting will be discussing the signs that you should look for before a roof collapse.

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Roof Lightning Strike

When Lightning Strikes Your Roof, Here’s What You Do

Roof Lightning Strike

Lightning strikes the earth millions of times per day. A lightning bolt is an electrostatic discharge between a storm cloud and the ground, and it has millions of volts of power. Since lightning strikes are such a common phenomenon, your house may also be struck by lightning at some point.

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Installing New Roof Tiles

Why You Shouldn’t Work on Your Own Roof

Installing New Roof Tiles

Plenty of homeowners out there pride themselves on keeping and caring for their own house. Some folks love to do all their own landscaping, all their own painting, or even build their own decks and lawn pieces. Plus, all of us like to save a few bucks. However, when it comes to dealing with your roof, there’s just no good excuse for doing things on your own. Read more

Reroofing Your Home

Is Cleaning My Roof Necessary?

Cleaning A Roof

Any proud homeowner wants to keep their most valuable asset looking its best. Whenever your paint starts to chip, or your siding starts to fade, you feel the pressure to call a painter or contractor to come fix it. After all, the neighbors can all see! Read more

Roof Replacement

Roof Replacement: 4 Types of GAF® Roofing Shingles You Should Know About

Types of GAF® Roofing ShinglesWe all know someone whose roof home could use a little attention… especially their roof. When it comes to a complete re-roof, homeowners should understand their options. As a longstanding roofing company, we know and trust GAF®. Here are some of the reasons you should too:

GAF is the recognized leader in commercial and residential roofing nationwide. For over a century, the company has been manufacturing innovative products that help homeowners protect the things they treasure most.

The shingle lines offered by GAF have changed the way local homeowners look at residential asphalt shingles roofing. As a GAF Master Elite™ roofing contractor in Lincoln, NE, Nelson Contracting offers their top-of-the-line products. Here are four shingle styles you can choose for your home: Read more

roof maintenance

Roof Maintenance: Why Should You Take It Seriously?

Did you know that regularly maintained roofs last 50% longer than those that only get checked when there is leakage? Scheduling routine inspections semi-annually, before, and after the most damaging season of the year can make your roof last as long as possible. Read more

gaf lifetime roofing system

Why Replace Your Old Roof with a GAF Asphalt Shingle System

According to the “Cost Vs. Value Report” from Remodeling magazine, roofing replacement registered a 71.1% return on investment. It’s one of the top 10 most value-adding improvements among all midrange home projects in America. Does your Lincoln area home need a complete roof replacement? Call Nelson Contracting (402) 261-0168. Read more

3 Roofing Mistakes To Avoid

3 Roofing Mistakes to Avoid on Your Next Project

When it comes to choosing your roofer, doing your due diligence is paramount. The right contractor can ensure a hassle-free experience for your next residential roofing project. They can also avoid the following roofing mistakes: Read more

Winter And Your Roof

The Effects of Winter on Your Roof and Their Solutions

The Nebraska winter can take its toll on your roofing system. This is why many experts recommend semi-annual inspections to ensure your roofing system is intact before and after the year’s most damaging season. Your trusted roofing contractor Nelson Contracting discusses this in detail. Read more

hire a gaf master elite roofer

Exclusive Benefits of Hiring a GAF Master Elite™ Roofer

Being a Master Elite™ roofer means passing GAF’s highest level of contractor certification. To become one, a roofing company must achieve and maintain an A rating from the Better Business Bureau and commit to ongoing professional training. Compared with other factory–certified contractors, only Master Elite roofers have adequate insurance verified by GAF. This way, you can rest assured you won’t pay for the consequences in case of property damage or someone gets hurt. Read more