One of the most important factors to consider when planning a roof replacement is the right style to go with the rest of your home’s exterior. After all, your roof makes up 40% of your home’s appearance, so choosing the ideal style can improve its overall curb appeal. Not only that, but the right style … Continued
Moisture is one of the the biggest enemies of your roof. If not addressed quickly, you may be dealing with costly repairs due to home interior and exterior damage stemming from leaks. Fortunately, one of the ways you can protect your roof and home is to top your vent pipes with a special covering called … Continued
Poor attic insulation is one of the many reasons why households on average deal with high energy expenses every year. In fact, more than 90% of homes in the U.S. are under-insulated. Having a well-insulated attic allows you to control an even temperature throughout your home. With this, you can save on your monthly energy … Continued
Many homeowners assume that a roof replacement can be a disruptive project that may take weeks. However, this is a common misconception. Sure, replacing a roof is a complex task, but it doesn’t need to take too long. In fact, some roofing companies can do the job in as little as a day!
Your gutters are designed to keep your home dry by capturing the water runoff and directing them toward the drains. But to ensure that they work properly, they need to be regularly cleaned and maintained. This is also necessary to keep your home intact in preparation for the colder months ahead.
Severe weather can sometimes cause unexpected damage to your roofing system. While it may not protect it from damage, an emergency action plan can make a big difference in addressing leaks and other issues. This also prevents you from delaying critical repairs that may otherwise lead to additional costs down the road. Your roofing emergency … Continued
Living in a home located within a homeowners association (HOA) community has many benefits, but it can make home improvement projects a bit challenging. Before you start the renovation or repair, you often need approval from the HOA board. This way, your board reviews your project and ensures what you’re planning aligns with the rules … Continued
Hailstones vary in density and size, but one thing is for sure – they can inflict significant damage to residential structures. As soon as the hailstorm passes, the aftermath is noticeable, from shattered windows to cracked siding. While the roof bears the brunt of the hail impact the most, determining damage requires the immediate attention … Continued
Asphalt shingle roof replacement usually involves tearing off the old materials to make way for the new ones. If you’re thinking about leaving your old shingles on the roof deck and installing new ones over them, most contractors will agree that it isn’t a good idea. It’s bad practice to do so, and although you may … Continued
A well-built roof has adequate attic insulation. You might not think much about it, but it plays a crucial role in keeping your home energy-efficient as well as extending your roof’s serviceable life. To understand more about attic insulation, today, we discuss what you need to know.