Replacing a roof is an expensive enterprise that can run you tens of thousands of dollars, so keeping it in the best possible condition is crucial if you want your roof to last as long as possible. Having a regular roof maintenance schedule can go a long way in protecting your investment and stop you from having to replace it prematurely. Follow these four simple tips to make sure that your roof is always in tip-top shape.[Read more…]
When homeowners are replacing their asphalt roof with a metal roofing system, one of the questions that often plague their minds is if they should remove their old shingles. After all, when replacing an asphalt roof with a new one, doing so is a move that’s highly recommended by professionals. But do you really remove your old shingles when you’re installing a metal roof?[Read more…]
With residential roofing systems, regular inspections are important to spot, diagnose and address potential problems before they cause serious damage to the rest of your home. This is just as, if not more, true with commercial roofing systems. When the flat roof on a commercial property fails, there is often a lot at stake. That’s why managers and owners must always follow their maintenance schedules to the letter.
Picking a suitable material for your roofing system is vital to avoid unnecessary expenses on roof repair or replacement. But how can homeowners choose the right material for their roof? Simple. Look for the advantages. A great example of this is vinyl or PVC roof membrane. This roofing material has a lot of advantages compared to its counterparts.[Read more…]
Facility maintenance is part and parcel of a property manager’s list of duties. There are roof maintenance needs that must be done by the management as a whole, and there are maintenance requests from individual tenants that must be addressed promptly. Juggling between all these responsibilities can be stressful.[Read more…]
At some point in your life, you’ve likely heard the phrase that “money can’t buy happiness”. This is true to some extent; after all, money can’t buy you emotional or familial security. Surprisingly enough, however, researchers have recently published a study that shows that it is possible for money to buy homeowners such as yourself a certain degree of happiness.
Wood decks are probably one of the most exposed wood structures you will have in your home. It is subjected to heat, cold, dry and wet weather so you need extra care for these extensions to last. First, You have to check decks for damages. These are not just limited to worn or warped wood boards, but also loose nails, dry rot, mold, mildew and other growths that can make the deck slippery and dangerous.
Whether a residential roofing project happens relies largely on whether you have the financial liquidity required for it or not. We understand that this is by no means a simple endeavor, which is why we offer a financing program. This program is not a one-size-fits-all affair; in order to get the best option for your needs, we encourage you to speak with us about your project so that we can help you figure out the best financing option for your needs.
The urban heat island effect (UHI) is a phenomenon where urban areas generate more heat than the surrounding, rural areas. These areas are hotter for a variety of reasons and can increase heat signatures by up to 10 degrees. Luckily, this phenomenon can be addressed partly by careful residential roofing and planning.
When someone repairs or replaces your roof, you can’t climb the top of your house and monitor the workmanship of the crew you hire. You can only hope that you choose the right contractor once the contract is signed. [Read more…]