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Understanding Thermal Movement

Understanding thermal movement in residential metal roof systems is key to long-term performance Roofing contractors often are amazed at the time-tested craftsmanship of sheet-metal systems that are removed from historical…

ice dam gutters

Ice Dams

Several factors contributed to problem roofing area in the above photo. Even though the shingles were in good condition and installed properly, leaks were occurring in the winter months due…

EPDM Roof Repair

Rubber (EPDM) Roof Repair

Rubber (EPDM) Roof Repair Deer Park Roofing, Inc. was contracted to perform maintenance to this commercial property located in downtown Cincinnati. The first photo shows the Rubber (EPDM) ballasted by…

Hail Damage to Roof Systems

Hail Damage to Roof Systems Hail storms can cause significant damage to all types of roofing systems, including asphalt shingles. Hail damage to roofs can be identified by discovering distress…

Shingle Recycling Program

Shingle Recycling Program   Something New to Recycle – Your Old Roof Deer Park Roofing is doing everything we can to reduce our carbon footprint and develop sustainable practices, including…

Chimney Flashing Soldering

Solder Versus Caulk

Solder A metal alloy that is used for permanently bonding metal flashings together. The word solder is derived from the Latin term solidare which means “to make solid”. Most solder,…

Residential Roof Repair or Replacement

Roof Leaks Roof failures occur for a number of different reasons. The main reasons are poor design, installation errors, age of roof, and flashing defects. The most common types of…

Louisville Drip edge

5 Types of Drip Edges on Metal Flashings

5 Types of Drip Edges on Metal Flashings Drip edge can be found on many metal flashings and components that are installed on your roof system, including: gutter apron rake edge…

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Dissimilar Metals in Roofing Applications

Be Cautious When Using Dissimilar Metals in the Same Roof System Many different types of metals are used in various roofing materials, flashings, and fasteners. Problems can occur when two…

Algae Roof Stains

Algae Covered Roof Roof discoloration from algae or fungus growth made its way to the Cincinnati area about 10 years ago. It originated in the coastal areas of the southeastern…

Soffit and Eave Intake Vents

Traditional homes, like the one pictured above, contain an overhang near the eave area where intake vents can be installed. The intake vents are the most important component to any…

Insulating and Ventilating a Cape Cod House

Insulating and ventilating “Cape Cod” or 1-story houses can be very challenging. Anyone who has lived in one of these types of houses knows how uncomfortable they can be in…

Metal Patio Roof – Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Deer Park Roofing replaced the asphalt shingles on this patio roof with a beautiful new standing seam metal roof.   This customer wanted to remove the asphalt shingles from their…

Deck Waterproofing Project – Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Deer Park Roofing designed and installed this beautiful new deck to create a covered, waterproof patio underneath. This is a photo of the deck that was removed. A new deck…

Mold in Attic

A close examination of the photo above reveals large amounts of mold on the underside of the roof sheathing. What caused the mold and why did it thrive in this…

Shingle Installation Methods: Hand Nailing vs. Nail Gun

Which Shingle Installation Method is Better – Hand Nailing or Nail Gun? The question is often asked as to which nailing method will yield the best results when installing a…

Roof deployment project

Roof Donation for Purple Heart Veteran

Hillsboro Veteran Receives New Roof Installed by Deer Park Roofing Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project Gives Back to U.S. Military Veterans Bruce Messer, Jr, a U.S. Army veteran, and Purple Heart recipient,…

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metal thermal movement






Understanding Thermal Movement

Understanding thermal movement in residential metal roof systems is key to long-term performance Roofing contractors often are amazed at the time-tested craftsmanship of sheet-metal systems that are removed from historical structures. It’s not uncommon for some of these systems to…



ice dam gutters






Ice Dams

Several factors contributed to problem roofing area in the above photo. Even though the shingles were in good condition and installed properly, leaks were occurring in the winter months due to ice dams. To remedy the situation, the homeowner installed…



EPDM Roof Repair






Rubber (EPDM) Roof Repair

Rubber (EPDM) Roof Repair Deer Park Roofing, Inc. was contracted to perform maintenance to this commercial property located in downtown Cincinnati. The first photo shows the Rubber (EPDM) ballasted by concrete pavers. The roof had several leaks and was in…








Hail Damage to Roof Systems

Hail Damage to Roof Systems Hail storms can cause significant damage to all types of roofing systems, including asphalt shingles. Hail damage to roofs can be identified by discovering distress marks on the surface of the roof. In the case…








Shingle Recycling Program

Shingle Recycling Program   Something New to Recycle – Your Old Roof Deer Park Roofing is doing everything we can to reduce our carbon footprint and develop sustainable practices, including asphalt shingle recycling. Landfills everywhere are overflowing with construction debris…



Chimney Flashing Soldering






Solder Versus Caulk

Solder A metal alloy that is used for permanently bonding metal flashings together. The word solder is derived from the Latin term solidare which means “to make solid”. Most solder, especially used in a roofing application, is made up of…