The Ten Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Leak in Skylight

Let’s face it: No one wants to have to go running for a drip bucket every time it rains. Not only is having to stay on top of the weather forecast annoying and impractical, but that one small drip symbolizes a larger roofing issue – and we all know that roofing issues mean an investment […]

The Difference Between Seam and Flashing Tape for EPDM Roofs.

Ripped Seam

Seam tape is designed to splice together two layers of EPDM roofing to create a waterproof seal. Flashing tape on the other hand is not specific to EPDM roofs and can be used for multiple things. It is made of uncured EPDM rubber membrane laminated with a self-adhering sealant adhesive. It’s properties allow it to […]

Difference Between Commercial Roof Cricket & Residential Cricket

Commercial flat roofs are not actually designed completely flat. For obvious reasons the roof is built with a slight pitch to keep water from ponding. Unfortunately though in time buildings shift, allowing ponding water, or in certain cases roofs are built faulty with small areas that water still ponds. The solution that is designed for […]

Cheap Roofs Are Expensive

Why are cheap roofs expensive? Everyone wants the best for their new project. In reality, there are a lot of things that can go wrong with a roof. At Litespeed Construction, we stay attentive to those potential pitfalls and use only high-quality construction materials. In contrast, low cost roofers (the cheapest estimate) use cheaper materials, […]

What customers are saying

Check out these video clips of customer’s telling what they think about Litespeed Construction. These customer testimonials let you know what to expect when choosing Litespeed Construction for your next roofing job.

6-8-19 Tornado x2 Louisville TN (Lake Life = Storms)

## Tornadoes x2 ### 6-8-19 Louisville TN Tornados will typically damage a roof by suction.  Your shingles and roof will actually be sucked off of your home, not blown off. Louisville TN is on or near Fort Loudon Lake, and this makes the 3rd spring storm that has impacted the area around this lake this […]

Hail Damages in Maryville TN 5-18-19

### Hail Storm ### 5-18-19 ### Tornadoes x2 ### 6-8-19 5-18-19 Pingpong ball sized hail fell on western part of Maryville TN over the weekend.  If your roof is newer than 10 years, this is probably not enough to seriously damage your roof. For roofs that are older than 10 years in Maryville, TN this […]

Should Your Roof Be Cleaned?

A specialist in roof cleaning and a roofing contractor discuss when and how to clean you roof. Additional discussion on what to look for when cleaning your roof. See the Technical Bulletin below for the “Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association’s” guidelines on roof cleaning: