Asphalt Roofing Shingles

What Are the Best Types of Asphalt Roofing Shingles to Install

Asphalt Roofing Shingles

A Closer Look At Asphalt Roofing Shingles

Your roof plays a crucial role in your home’s construction. It offers protection against the elements, and it enhances the appearance of the house’s exterior.

Asphalt roofing, is a popular residential option in Lincoln, Nebraska. If you intend to install or replace your roof with asphalt shingles, consider the guide below to learn more about this exceptional material, and call our professional Nelson Contracting roofers at (402) 464-2418 to schedule your roof replacement. Read more

Roof Color Brick Home

How to Choose a Roof Color for a Brick House

Roof Color Brick Home

What Color Roof is Best for Brick Homes?

When it’s time to replace the roof on your brick house, you’ll need to consider everything from the type of shingles you want to the quality of the materials you will need. You will also need to think about which roof color will work best for your home, but determining a palette for a brick house can be challenging. Read more

Cedar Shake Roof Lifespan

How Long Does a Cedar Shake Roof Last

Cedar Shake Roof Lifespan

Cedar Shake Shingles Life Expectancy

Buildings throughout the world use cedar shakes to construct roofs with high-durability and a rustic appeal. Homeowners and business owners alike find the roofing material beneficial, and they are not incorrect; cedar shake roofing offers plenty of advantages. Read more

6 signs of roof problems

6 Signs That Your Roof is Trying to Tell You Something

6 signs that your roofWouldn’t it be nice if there was some sort of device that instantly pinpoints roofing problems? Since there’s no such thing, however, the next best thing is familiarizing yourself with the signs of a failing roof. Knowing what these issues signify means you can address them as soon as possible – ideally before they escalate. Even a small puncture can develop into a full-scale leak in a matter of weeks.

If you believe your roof needs repair or replacing, don’t hesitate to contact Nelson Contracting. Give us a call today for a free roof inspection (402) 641-5277. Read more

Nebraska Home For Sale

Is it a Good Idea to Replace My Roof Before I Sell My Home?

Nebraska Home For Sale

A well-maintained roof in good condition is an excellent selling point if you’re considering putting your home on the market. Whether it’s a wise idea to replace an entire roof before selling your home will depend on the state of the roof, the housing market, and how long you expect the house to stay available on the market. Read more

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When it Rains Hard, My Roof Leaks

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Your roof should be the barrier between you and the outside elements. If your roof is leaking enough for you to notice, it would suggest that there may be a serious problem with the integrity of your roof. If you notice that your roof is leaking, it may be tempting to brush it off as a minor issue, especially if it only leaks during very severe storms. Read more

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Signs of a Bad Roofing Job You Should Know About

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Replacing or installing a roof is an expensive project, but as with many things, you get what you pay for. Many people will shop around until they find the lowest quoted price possible, wanting to save money overall. The problem is that these companies usually offer that price for a reason; they will cut corners at every turn to minimize expenses, and the final result is a bad roofing job. Read more

Ceiling Stains

I See a Water Stain on my Ceiling – Do I Have a Roof Leak?

Ceiling Stains

Every homeowner’s worst nightmare is a leaky roof. Maybe your town just experienced a once-in-a-decade mega rainstorm, or maybe that roof shingle you hadn’t gotten around to replacing finally let the water come streaming in. Regardless of the cause, a leaking roof can be a serious pain. If you need immediate assistance, call Nelson Contracting (402) 464-2418. Read more

If You Have a Leaking Roof Pipe Vent, Get It Fixed

What is a Roof Pipe Vent?

A roof pipe vent in a home allows gases from the structure, particularly from the kitchen and bathrooms, to escape and keep the airflow circulating within. These are a necessary component of any house to keep the building fresh and healthy to inhabit. Read more

Prevent Roof Rot

How to Prevent Roof Rot with These Simple Tips

Prevent Roof Rot

As a homeowner, one of the worst things that can happen to your home is having a rotting roof. Not only is it often expensive to repair, but it can also allow rain or snow to leak in through the ceiling and cause further damage to the interior of your house. Additionally, a rotten roof can lead to more serious complications such as mold or other toxic substances invading your home. If you have an emergency, call Nelson Contracting at (402) 464-2418. Read more