18

Apr

Austin Roofer Remodeling Tips for Your Residential Project

Austin Roofer Remodeling Tips for Your Residential Project

At LOA Construction, we believe in transparency and empowering our customers with knowledge. Let's walk you through some essential Austin roofing remodeling tips to help you make informed decisions and get the best out of your roofing project.

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18

Apr

Guide to Choosing the Best Roof Coating

Guide to Choosing the Best Roof Coating

In this article, we break down the four most prevalent types of roof coatings - Silicone, Acrylic, Asphaltic Rubber, and Polyurethane - each offering unique benefits and suited for different roofing needs.

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11

Apr

How to Storm Proof Your Home and Roof

How to Storm Proof Your Home & Roof

Storm proofing your home and roof is an important part of being a home or business owner in the Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and Round Rock, TX areas. This is especially true given the prevalence of severe weather events like thunderstorms, high winds, tornadoes, and hurricanes in these regions.

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27

Mar

9 Benefits of Regular Roof Cleaning

9 Benefits of Regular Roof Cleaning

Your roof stands as a vital part of your home, offering important protection against the elements and significantly contributing to the overall durability and security of your living space. However, to ensure the roof’s longevity and maintain its structural integrity, regular roof maintenance, including routine cleaning, is essential.

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11

Mar

What to Expect from a Roof Inspection in Austin

What to Expect from a Roof Inspection in Austin

LOA Construction offers complete roof inspections in the city of Austin, designed to safeguard your home against potential damage. Here's what homeowners can expect from our specialized services.

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11

Mar

The Difference Between 20-Year and 30-Year Shingles

The Difference Between 20-Year and 30-Year Shingles

In this article, we will take a look at the differences between the two main types of asphalt shingles: the 20-year and the 30-year shingle types. Each offers unique advantages and limitations.

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28

Feb

Where to Install Screws in Metal Roofing

Where to Install Screws in Metal Roofing?

At LOA Construction, we understand the process involved in correctly installing metal roofing. In this guide, we'll discuss the critical aspects of screw placement in a metal roofing installation.

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22

Feb

Breaking Down the Cost of Commercial Roofing in San Antonio

How Long Do Asphalt Roofs Last?

Interested in investing in an apshalt roof? Here at LOA Construction, we understand first hand the importance of maximizing the investment in your home or business's roof.

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21

Feb

Breaking Down the Cost of Commercial Roofing in San Antonio

Breaking Down the Cost of Commercial Roofing in San Antonio

When it comes to safeguarding your commercial property, the integrity of your roof plays a pivotal role. Not only does it shield the structure from the elements, but it also contributes significantly to the overall value of the property. Recognizing the importance of a durable and reliable roofing system, LOA Construction offers expert commercial roofing services in San Antonio, ensuring your investment is protected.

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23

Jan

What You Need to Know About Flat Roofing

What to Know About Flat Roofing Systems

Flat roofing systems are a popular choice for both commercial and residential buildings, especially in urban environments where maximizing space is crucial. Unlike sloped roofs, flat roofs offer a level surface that can be utilized for various purposes, including rooftop gardens or additional living spaces.

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17

Jan

Installing slate tile roof

Common Roofing Terms to Know

Navigating the world of roofing can be complex for homeowners, especially when faced with the industry's specialized vocabulary. Understanding these terms is crucial when discussing a significant investment like a new roof. This guide elaborates on common roofing terms, to help homeowners better understand roofing terminology.

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16

Jan

Our Roofing Services

Roofing in San Antonio: Navigating Roofing Code Compliance

For commercial property owners and managers, understanding roofing codes in San Antonio is a vital aspect of ensuring that your roofing projects comply with local regulations. While roof inspectors are well-versed in building codes, having a grasp of municipal, state, and international roofing laws can empower property owners to hold roofing contractors accountable and promote safety and structural integrity.

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16

Jan

Weatherd flat roof

How to Handle Ponding on a Flat Roof

As a home or commercial property owner, you are well aware of the various challenges that come with maintaining your building, and one of the critical areas that demands your attention is your building's roof. If your property features a flat roof, you may encounter a common issue known as water pooling or "ponding." Unlike pitched roofs, flat roofs should not retain standing water for extended periods.

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12

Jan

What to Do When Your Roof Starts Leaking

4 Tips for What to do When Your Roof Starts Leaking

In this guide, we will explore the consequences of a leaking roof, understand the importance of timely roof repairs, and discuss effective solutions to mitigate water damage caused by roof leaks.

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12

Jan

Why Do Commercial Buildings Have Flat Roofs

Why Do Commercial Buildings Have Flat Roofs?

Commercial buildings are often distinguished by their distinctive flat roofs, a design element that is both practical and aesthetically pleasing. This architectural choice is not merely a matter of style; it reflects a range of functional considerations that suit the unique needs of commercial properties.

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12

Jan

How to Waterproof Your Roof

How to Waterproof Your Roof

Waterproofing your roof is an essential measure for maintaining the integrity and safety of your home. This detailed guide will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to effectively waterproof your roof, ensuring it remains robust and leak-free throughout all seasons.

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22

Dec

5 Essential Roof Repair Tips for Austin Property Owners

5 Austin Roof Repair Tips for Property Owners

As a leading roofing company in the Austin, TX area, the team at LOA Construction understands the unique challenges that property owners face when it comes to maintaining their roofs. The unpredictable Texas weather can take a toll on your roof, leading to wear and tear that requires prompt and efficient repair.

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21

Dec

How to Repair a Tile Roof

How to Repair a Tile Roof

At LOA Construction, we know that clay tile and other types of tile roofs from time to time will require maintenance. Tile roof repair and maintenance is important since it provides significant savings in both time and money.

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8

Dec

Common Roofing Mistakes

How to Avoid Common Roofing Mistakes

Roofing is a critical aspect of home maintenance and construction, yet it's often where costly mistakes occur. For example, failed roofing inspections, voided warranties, and issues with insurance companies can all stem from roofing errors.

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1

Dec

Our Roofing Services

Our Austin Roofing Services

LOA Construction is your local, trusted Austin roofing company. With a large team of dozens of experienced roofing professionals, we provide years of combined experience in roofing services for homes and businesses alike. We have been rated one of the nation's Top 100 Roofing Contractors!

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28

Nov

Guide to Metal Roof Installation

Guide to Metal Roof Installations

Metal roofing comes with many advantages over other types of roofing. As such, it is an excellent choice for homeowners seeking durability and energy efficiency. By reflecting heat, metal roofs can significantly lower cooling costs.

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15

Nov

Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Roofing

Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Roofing

When it comes to commercial properties, the roof is a crucial element that often goes unnoticed until problems arise. A well-maintained and robust commercial roofing system is essential for protecting your investment and ensuring the safety of everyone inside.

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9

Nov

New roof installation

When is Roofing Season in Texas?

Choosing the right time to replace your asphalt shingle, metal, or clay tile roof in Texas is not only a matter of mental and financial preparedness but also one influenced by the season. The timing of your roofing project can significantly impact its success.

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9

Nov

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

Roof Installations for Businesses

Looking for a roof installation for your business? When it comes to running a successful company, ensuring the safety and integrity of your commercial property is paramount. One crucial aspect of maintaining your business property is the roof.

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3

Nov

Roof Instpector

Why Is Roof Maintenance Important in Texas?

Since it offers daily protection against the relentless Texas weather, your roof is vital. As a fundamental aspect of your home's well-being, roof maintenance should feature prominently in your routine property care.

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3

Nov

Metal Roof

What Questions Do I Need to Ask My Insurance Provider About Replacing My Roof?

One of the most common series of questions we get from home and commercial property owners are related to questions that you should ask your insurance provider about roof replacements or extensive roof services such as repairs.

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23

Oct

Residential Roof

5 Things You Should Know About Austin Roofing

Looking for insights on your roof? Our Austin roofing contractors can help! To help you better understand the process, we invite you to dive into this detailed guide, covering everything from materials to maintenance.

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19

Oct

Roof Vent

12 Common Roofing Problems and How to Prevent Them

As a homeowner in Austin, Texas, you know how crucial it is to have a sturdy and reliable roof over your head. The unique climate and weather conditions in the area can pose specific challenges to your roof's integrity.

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19

Oct

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

General Guide to Roofing Codes in Austin, TX

Austin, like many municipalities in Texas, adheres to the International Building Code (IBC) as the foundation for its building regulations. The IBC sets out general guidelines for construction, including roofing, with the goal of ensuring safety, durability, and energy efficiency.

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18

Oct

Residential Roof

Why Choose a Professional for Your Residential Roof?

When it comes to maintaining your home, there are numerous DIY projects that can save you money and add a sense of accomplishment to your homeowner's journey. However, when it comes to your residential roof, while sometimes the work can be handled the DIY route, but often, it's better to leave the roofing work to the professionals.

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18

Oct

Installing slate tile roof

What to Know Before Getting Your Roofing Repair in Austin

Both commercial and residential roofs require periodic maintenance to ensure their longevity. The specific maintenance needs may vary depending on the type of roofing material used, but one thing remains constant: the importance of addressing vulnerabilities in your roof promptly.

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22

Sept

Weatherd flat roof

What Happens at a Roof Inspection?

Roofs are a vital component of any building, protecting the residents, employees, and clients and interior from external elements. Like every other part of a structure, roofs require regular maintenance and checks. But what exactly happens during a professional roof inspection? Let’s talk about what a roofing inspection is, what a professional inspector looks for, and why it’s important to invest in a roof inspection.

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21

Sept

TPO Roof Installation

Benefits of a TPO Roof

One of the most common and quality choice of roof a commercial property owner can make is a TPO roof. At LOA, we’ve personally seen TPO roofing explore in popularity as more and more people learn about it and its benefits.

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15

Sept

Metal Roof

5 Benefits of Metal Roofs in Austin, TX

Metal roofing has seen a growth in popularity in Austin, TX, and for good reason. While traditional shingle roofs like asphalt or clay tile still dominate the Austin skyline, an increasing number of homeowners are becoming interested in investing in the unmatched advantages of metal roofs.

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15

Sept

Installing Metal Roof

Advantages of Metal Roofing Over Other Roofing Materials

One of the best roofing materials that you can invest in is metal roofing, which provides a wide range of benefits for not only commercial property owners – but homeowners as well.

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11

Apr

Shingle roof on Texas home

How Humidity Affects Your Roof During Winter

Heat and humidity are both factors that can contribute to roofing issues that are difficult and expensive to address. Over time, these issues can negatively impact the performance and longevity of one's roof. As such, it is vital that roofers check for any signs of heat or...

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22

Mar

Installing flat roof

Flat Roof Repair: How to Know if You Need One & Why You Need a Professional to Help You Fix It

If you are new to living in a home that has a flat roof instead of a pitched, or angled roof, there is a good chance that you are also new to the specialized care and maintenance that comes with a flat roof. If a flat roof is neglected, there can be damage and replacement needed...

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22

Mar

New roof installation

What Is the Lifespan of a Roof?

A new roof for your home or commercial building is a major investment. And before you make such a large purchase, it's important to have an idea of how long that investment will last. If you know the most likely life expectancy of your roof, it will be much easier to plan f...

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22

Mar

Damaged clay tile roof

What Is the Best Time of Year to Install a Roof?

When the time comes to replace your home's roof, there are several things you should think about before officially pulling the trigger on the job. Because roof installations are such major projects, it’s important to carefully consider issues like which roofing compan...

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22

Mar

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

Best Roof Types for Texas

When it comes to roofing, the truth is that all roofs are ‘good.' That said, certain types are better suited for certain environments. Every region has its own climate and culture, and property owners want to be sure that what they choose will complement their propert...

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22

Mar

Installing slate tile roof

4 Things To Know About Getting A Slate Roof

It's no secret that choosing materials for a roof replacement can be a stressful task. Factors such as aesthetic goals and the customer’s budget all come into play when making these decisions. Out of the various materials available, one of the most popular is slate. B...

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22

Mar

Flat roof vent pipes

Is Your Roof Leaking by a Vent Pipe?

When a water stain develops on the ceiling, it can make a homeowner's heart sink. Some may decide to cover up such a stain temporarily. While this may improve the aesthetic of the house, it does nothing to address the underlying issue.One of the most pervasive roof issues...

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22

Mar

Residential Metal Roof

How to know when it’s time to replace a roof?

The roof is considered to be the most important part of the house. A properly functioning roof protects the rest of the house from water damage and other potential issues. Over time, it will show signs of wear and tear that can accumulate and lead to bigger issues. Looking...

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22

Mar

Installing flat roof

10 Tips for Choosing a Roofing Company

Homeowners who are in need of a roof repair or roof replacement want to be sure that they choose the most qualified roofing specialist for the job. Every home will have its own specific roofing needs, and choosing a trustworthy roofing company will help avoid potential issues dow...

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22

Mar

TPO Roof Installation

Is TPO A Good Roof?

When it comes to finding the right roof, many people wonder what type of material is best and whether rubber roofs are a good option. TPO is a type of rubber roof that is designed for flat roofs. TPO, short for thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO), is a single-ply, unique rubber roofin...

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22

Mar

TPO Roof Installation

TPO Roofing Maintenance

If you have a TPO roof or you're planning on getting one, you’ve chosen an excellent option in terms of durability, affordability, and energy conservation. Like any type of roof, it’s important to know the best ways to keep a TPO roof maintained and in good repa...

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22

Mar

Metal Roof

What Is The Longest Lasting Roof For Inclement Weather?

Living in an area that experiences frequent inclement weather, such as hurricanes, has challenges and unique problems that other locations do not have to worry about. To reduce some of the stress associated with this, you will want the longest-lasting roof possible.Suppose you a...

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22

Mar

Installing Metal Roof

4 Tips For Choosing A Roof Type

Whether it's time to replace your old roof or you’re building a new home, the decision about which type of roof is best for you is crucial. Choosing a roof type plays to your personal taste, budget, and proper functionality. Here are some tips to think with when it co...

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22

Mar

Woman holding bucket under leaking roof

Roof Leaks In Heavy Rain: Don’t Ignore The Warning Signs of Roofing Damage

If you are in an area that gets a large amount of rain, heavy rains, or severe thunderstorms, you may have damage to your roof and not even know about it. Some of the signs of roofing damage can be blatantly obvious, while some can be far more insidious, only becoming visible whe...

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22

Mar

Residential Roof

The Various Types of Roofing Materials & How To Choose The Best One For Your Roof

If you have been thinking about updating your roof with newer roofing materials, you have probably found yourself looking at a relatively wide variety of products while wondering how each one compares to the others. This can make the task of choosing the right material for your r...

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22

Mar

Damaged Roof

What To Do When You Have Roof Damage From Wind

Being in a location or region that receives severe weather can be intimidating and in some cases, nerve-wracking. The wind is well-known for being one of the biggest enemies to roofing, and extremely strong wind can not only stress your roof materials, but it can even cause signi...

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22

Mar

Installing Metal Roof

What Are The Different Types of Metal Roofing?

Roofing repairs for those with metal roofing can be relatively intimidating with all of the various options available. It can get even more stressful when you need new roofing installed, but you aren't sure about the pros, cons, and cost of the many different types of metal...

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22

Mar

Roof Instpector

What Roofers Are Looking For When Performing a Roof Inspection & How To Know If You Need One

You have probably heard your friends or neighbors discussing getting a roof inspection after a recent bad storm, or just as a matter of regular home maintenance, and wondered about one for your home. Maybe you thought about getting one, but just don't know if you need one.&...

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22

Mar

Residential Roof

Need To Get A Roof Estimate?: Here’s How To Find The Right Roofing Company That You Can Trust

Roofing damage can lead to the need for incredibly expensive repairs that can get worse the longer they are put off. The problem is, sometimes even getting an estimate itself can be a nerve-wracking task. You often worry primarily about the price, but that can often be a symptom...

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22

Mar

Roof Installation

What Does a Commercial Roofing Repair Look Like & How To Tell If Your Roof Needs One

While both residential and commercial roofs serve the function of protecting the building and its contents, there are some differences in how they are constructed. Because of the contrast in building materials and construction protocols, finding a roofing company that specializes...

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22

Mar

Roof Installation

How Much Does A New Roof Cost?: Why You Need To Avoid Trying to DIY a Roofing Job Just To Avoid a Roofing Cost

One of the first things the average homeowner thinks when they learn of the average cost of a new roof is “I can probably do that, it seems pretty straightforward.” While this may be one of the most common reactions, going with that initial DIY urge could prove to be...

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22

Mar

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

What Are The Best Shingles For Your Roof?: Pros and Cons of Each Type of Shingle

When it's time to replace your roof, you want to make sure you pick the best shingles for your roof. If you’re not familiar with the different types of shingles that are available, you may be wondering what your options are and which will be right for your home. Each...

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22

Mar

Woman holding bucket under leaking roof

What Does a Roof Leak Repair Cost?: How To Get The Most Out of Your Money

At some point in nearly any homeowner or property manager's life, there will be the need for roof repairs. They may be from storm damage, severe elements in one form or another, or even normal wear and tear of the materials. Some people may be unfortunate enough to need roo...

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22

Mar

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

Skip The DIY Roofing Method: Why You Need to Leave Roofing Repairs To a Professional Roofer

Many people consider the DIY route after considering the expense of some roofing projects. Usually, this is because they feel that they can't trust a roofing company to give them an honest estimate, or they think that they can do it just as well themselves. In almost...

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22

Mar

Damaged Roof

Roofing Damage?: Different Ways A Roof Can Get Damaged & How To Tell If You Need a Roof Repair

No matter where you live, weather and the elements will eventually take their toll on your roof. There are damages so glaring that they present an emergency situation to the homeowner. There are also damages so hidden and slight, that only trained professionals will be able to sp...

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22

Mar

Weatherd flat roof

Leaking Roof? Why You Need To Fix It Immediately & How To Make Sure Your Roof Is Fixed Correctly

One of the things that you should not ignore is a leaking roof. Sure, it can lead to discoloration of your ceilings, but this is the least problematic outcome. A leaking roof can lead to health problems for your family, as well as structural damage that could lead to your home co...

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22

Mar

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

How to Find The Best Company to Help With Your Emergency Roof Repair

At some point in almost every homeowner's life, there will be an occasion to have to find a company to help repair the roof after an emergency situation. In most cases, this will be after a recent bout of some severe weather, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, or even severe th...

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22

Mar

Residential clay tile roof

What Are The Different Types of Shingles: How To Choose The Best Shingles for Your Home

If you have decided that it is time to re-shingle your roof, you are probably wondering what kind of shingles are available, and how they all stack up against each other. There are more than a dozen kinds of shingles, and we've got all the popular ones detailed here. You wi...

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22

Mar

Residential clay tile roof

Types of Tile Roof & The Best Way To Install Them

When it comes to designing your dream home, a tile roof is a great way to add a touch of style and distinction to the exterior. Tile comes in a large range of colors and materials, making it a great choice for your house. When people visit your home for the first time, you want t...

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22

Mar

Damaged Roof Repair

Essential Guide to Roof Maintenance for DIYers

Owning a home can seem like a never-ending list of maintenance tasks since they need maintenance just like your vehicle, only a whole lot more of it. Some things are relatively easy to keep in good repair, while others seem more daunting. There are appliances to keep in good orde...

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22

Mar

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

Need An Emergency Roof Fix? What To Look For When Hiring A Company To Fix Your Roof

How To Tell If Your Roof Needs to Be FixedThere are many signs that could indicate that your roof is damaged in some way, and will need repair. It is essential that if any of these signs are noticed that you reach out to an experienced roofing professional that can help repair t...

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22

Mar

Tarp covering damaged roof

Need a Roof Leak Repair ASAP?: How to Get It Done The Right Way

A leak in your roof has the potential to be a challenging and expensive issue to fix if it isn't done quickly. Sometimes, just thinking about tackling a potential roof leak repair can be daunting. Having a roof that leaks can mean you giving up the livable conditions of you...

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22

Mar

Attic window

Things You Need to Consider When Picking Vinyl Windows

Vinyl windows are one of the most popular window installations in Austin. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing for any home, but they also are very durable. There are a couple of things you have to consider while picking vinyl windows. Our window contractors in Austin li...

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22

Mar

Installing clay tile roof

Points to Consider with Clay Tile Roofing

Many homeowners choose clay tile roofing due to its classic appearance and incredible durability. While clay tiles are heavier than other roofing materials, they can last 50 years or more. On the downside, such roofs represent a significant initial investment that can be des...

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22

Mar

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

Minimum Slope For An Asphalt Roof

Asphalt shingles are an effective roof material for sloped roofs that can be used on slopes as low as 2:12. Concerning shingle application, roof slopes from 2:12 to 6:12 are called “low slope” roofs, while roof slopes of 6:12 or greater are considered to be standard s...

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22

Mar

Metal Roof

Minimum Slope Of A Metal Roof

For the most part, the minimum pitch for metal roof installations depends on the type of metal material chosen and what method the material is being fastened. For the metal roof shingles, the minimum pitch for a panel that is non-soldered is three on twelve, this is a l...

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22

Mar

Roof Vent

Signs Your Roof Needs a Repair

Oftentimes your roof may have damage but you don't even know it. If you don’t know how to check your roof, you’ve probably not previously known what you need to look for. We know all about roofs, roof damage, and roof repair so here are some signs to look...

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22

Mar

Installing Asphalt Shingle Roof

Should I Repair or Replace My Roof?

Below are some scenarios of when a repair is the best option:The Damage is MinorIf the damage to your roof is only minor, a total roof replacement might not be needed. Roofs are designed to last for many years and have the durability to handle inclement weather. When you only h...

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22

Mar

Gutter full of leaves

How to Clean Your Gutters

The job of a gutter is to direct rainwater away from your home's foundation. Without them, water from your roof will pour directly onto your foundation. Making sure that your gutters are clean will protect your foundation, driveway, and sidewalk from water pooling and can h...

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