Manufacturer warranties and state building codes require 5 basic steps for every roofing system in Michigan. Our Residential Roofing Systems follow these guidelines:

  1.  Ice & Water shield
  2.  Roof deck protection (felt paper)
  3.  Quality shingles
  4.  Effective attic ventilation
  5.  Proper flashing

Flat Roofs:

Products used for flat roofs are:  Two-ply rubber rolled roofing, EPDM and Dec Tec




All roofs are made up of a few basic components, as shown in the following diagrams:

Roof Example #1

Roof Example #1

Roof Example #2

Roof Example #2

Roofing Problems

Below are some warning signs and indications that you may need a new roof:

Missing ShinglesMissing Shingles

  • Caused by improper fastening.
  • Caused by exposure to high winds.
  • Caused by aging.

Bucking or CurlingBuckling and Curling

  • Caused by improperly applied felt.
  • Caused by movement in the deck.
  • Caused by under-saturation of asphalt felt.


  • Caused by application over wet deck.
  • Caused by moisture in shingle.
  • Caused by inadequate ventilation.

Fungus GrowthFungus Growth

  • Caused by growth of airborne fungi or algae deposited on roof.
  • Appearance problem that does not affect the service life of the roofing material.
  • Occurs most often in warm, humid climates such as the southeast (where fungus resistant shingles are available).

Contact Us

Contact us today at (248) 398-1050 or click here for a free roofing or siding estimate.

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