Roof Safety Tips and Advice

sol vista roofing installer working on shingle roof

As professional roofers, we take job-site safety extremely seriously. Working conditions for Denver roof replacements or repairs involve significant risk of injury and/or property damage, so understanding roof safety precautions is critical before stepping foot on a roof. General Safety Tips for Roofing Before going onto a roof, this initial checklist should be followed. We […]

How Does Santa Land His Sleigh on Steep Roofs?

Santa on roof

As Christmas day gets closer and closer, families are starting to make sure they are prepared for the arrival of Santa Claus. Santa travels the world by reindeer-pulled sleigh every Christmas Eve to deliver gifts to well-behaved girls and boys. For families that have homes with flat roofs, it’s simple for Santa to land his […]

What Are F-Wave Revia Roofing Shingles?

f-wave revia shingles

If you need a roof replacement, you may have heard of F-Wave Revia shingles as part of your research. F-Wave Revia shingles are one of the latest innovations in residential roofing, and are quickly becoming one of our favorite products to install. As one of the first Denver roofing contractors to offer F-Wave Revia shingles, […]

Why Do I Need Plumbing Vents Coming Out Of My Roof?

plumbing vent on roof

Modern plumbing is a utility we have come to depend on. Issues with plumbing systems can create major headaches for our households. An often-overlooked area that can create plumbing system problems is your plumbing vent stacks that penetrate your roof. Why Do I have A Leak Coming From My Vent Pipes?   If you observe a […]

What Is A Silicone Roof Coating? (and the steps involved in coating your roof)

silicone roof coating denver

There are plenty of options for repairing or replacing your roof, and one of the latest trends in the roofing industry is silicone roof coating restoration. Silicone coatings are a versatile roofing option that can be used for anything from small repairs, to large-scale commercial roof restorations. But coating your roof is not as simple […]

Sol Vista Guide to TPO Roofing

Denver TPO Roofing

TPO roofing is one of the most popular options for commercial buildings and other structures with low-slope or flat roofs. If you’ve seen a flat, bright white roof, it was probably a TPO single-ply membrane. TPO is one of the main preferred roofing options we recommend for flat commercial roofs, in part because of the […]

How to Remove a Swamp Cooler From Your Roof

Swamp Cooler Removal Denver

If you have an old unused evaporative cooler (aka “swamp” cooler) on your roof, you may think it’s an eyesore that you’d like to remove. At Sol Vista Roofing, we have performed many Denver swamp cooler removals and put this guide together to help homeowners understand the process. This can be a risky project to […]

All About Drip Edge (and 4 reasons it’s needed on your roof)

Drip Edge

Drip-edge flashing is one of the most important parts of a comprehensive roof system. But it’s also one of the least understood. We frequently get asked what drip edge is and whether or not it’s truly needed as part of a roofing system. What is drip-edge? Drip-edge is an angled roof flashing installed around the […]

Do I Need an Impact-Resistant Roof?

Denver Class IV Impact Resistant Roof Shingles

In recent years, impact resistant roofing materials have been getting more attention. Roof material manufacturers have invested heavily into creating more durable roof products. It’s more common now to see roofing materials labeled as class III or class IV impact resistant. But what does that mean, and should you have it on your own home? […]

Roofing Underlayment Explained

Synthetic Roof Underlayment

How important is underlayment? It’s critical to any properly installed roofing system. It’s the material that is laid over your entire roof deck surface prior to the main roofing material installation. Underlayment is the most important waterproofing component of your roof system, which is why it is often referred to as “dry-in”. When underlayment is […]