Your roof covers a large portion of your home’s exterior and it plays a big role in your property’s curb appeal. While it’s important to choose a roofing material that is going to stand up to your home or business’ needs long term, it’s also important to select a shingle color that is going to complement the rest of your home’s exterior. There are many ways that you can find the perfect shingle color to match your project’s needs.
At Malarkey, we want to provide you with a quality roof. To us, that means more than making great materials – it means connecting you with individuals who are able to install those products properly. We hope that learning a bit about the Malarkey Certified Contractor Program will help you plan your upcoming project with confidence.
In 2015, LA became the first major city to mandate cool roofs for new residential construction projects in response to the heat island effect. To learn more about the cool roof ordinance, its reach and impact, we spoke with the Los Angeles Department of Building Safety Division Chief, Osama Younan.
Over the past decade, metropolitan areas have worked to address the UHI effect – on a national and global scale. As the second-largest urban region in the U.S., and with the highest heat island effect in California, Los Angeles has demonstrated strong commitment and leadership with these efforts.
Have you ever regretted wearing a dark colored shirt on a hot summer day? The dark color absorbs more sun rays, making you feel warmer. The same basic concept applies to the roof of your home. Learn how a solar reflective roof can increase the lifespan of your shingles, save you money, and even reduce your impact on the environment.
What shingles should I buy? Malarkey offers high quality shingles with a variety of styles and features to meet the needs of your home. Let’s break down the different shingle styles.
Since its origin in 1956, Malarkey Roofing Products has been an innovator. Follow the company's story through 60 years of defining roofing excellence.
Whether you work on a roof or hire someone to do the job, it is important to know the basics of roofing safety. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) notes that falls are consistently the leading hazard in construction. Let’s review how these accidents can be prevented during a roofing project.
Whether your current roof needs replacing or you’re in the midst of a new construction, roof installation is a huge investment and needs to be handled properly. Even though you know it’s one of the most important features of your home, you may still have a few jitters about the size of the project, or worry that you may not be making the right decisions. Let’s take a closer look at the installation process.
Malarkey Roofing Products has been a family owned business since it was established in 1956 and has continually shown a commitment to supporting local communities. We are celebrating our 60th anniversary by reaching out to our communities and business partners to raise awareness and give back.