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Posts by Tim Gentry


Stainless Steel Nails

DaVinci Roofscapes recommends the use of copper, stainless steel, or hot-dipped galvanized nails when installing DaVinci steep slope roofing tiles. The… Read More


The Dreaded Mold

There are a few things I don’t know about roof ventilation: 1. Why is the amount of ventilation required by the… Read More


Baby it’s Cold Outside

This is the time of year I’m most grateful that I work for DaVinci Roofscapes and spend most of my… Read More


Almost ice dam time again

Although there are many areas in the South, Southeast, and Southwest that don’t have the problem, the rest of us… Read More


Retrofit Snowguards

I’ve had several requests to give recommendations for retrofitting snowguards on DaVinci Roofscapes steep slope roofing products. The first recommendation… Read More


Bellaforté Made Easier

You may think the title to this blog is misleading. After all, as easy as DaVinci Roofscapes Bellaforté tiles are to… Read More


Hail Damage; An Opportunity?

There is no question that when a roof is damaged because of  hail, hurricane, or tornado, it seems a burden… Read More


Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let You Hair Down

What do old medieval castles and some very expensive modern homes have in common? Turrets. Those are the conical roofing… Read More


Multi-Width means no cutting

As I have talked about before in this blog, DaVinci Roofscapes composite shake and slate multi-width slates come in five… Read More


Hail Damage- Have Patience

With all the strong storms that we have recently experienced or heard about in the Midwest and South lately it… Read More


Installing DaVinci Lightweight Tiles With a Staggered Pattern

Today’s tip is how install DaVinci’s composite shake and slate steep slope roofing products in a staggered pattern. The staggered… Read More


Flying Gables?

Flying Gables? What the heck are they? Sounds like if you’re not careful you may lose your roof. Actually they… Read More

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