Roofs can sustain damage for various reasons. No matter the roofing issue you have, you must address it immediately. Putting off repairs will only cost you more in the long run.[Read more…]
What Can Increase the Cost of Your Roof Replacement?
Part of planning a roof replacement is creating a budget. Several factors can affect the cost of your project, including material, size and contractor. Getting estimates from multiple companies will give you an idea of how much it would cost to replace your roof.[Read more…]
Should RoofIng and Gutters Be Replaced at the Same Time?
If you plan on replacing your roof this season, you may be wondering if it’s better to have the gutters replaced, as well. There are a few things to consider when making this decision, and we’ll go over them in this blog post.[Read more…]
New Roof Installation: Does It Actually Increase Home Value?
Investing in a new roofing system offers quite a few advantages. But is increased home value actually one of them?[Read more…]
Fun and Creative Ways to Use Old Shingles
There will come a time when your roof isn’t worth repairing, leaving you no choice but to dispose of your old roofing shingles. Fortunately, many homeowners are starting to be environmentally conscious when it comes to their home improvement decisions. Here are fun and creative ways to reuse old roofing shingles.[Read more…]
3 Roof Replacement Mistakes You Should Avoid
Given the size and complexity of a roof replacement, it’s not uncommon for many homeowners to make a few mistakes. By learning more about these possible pitfalls – and avoiding them – you can make your project simpler and less stressful. So, you should avoid the following mistakes:[Read more…]
Skylights vs. Solar Tubes: What to Choose?
Creating a bright, sun-lit space offers more than reduced electricity costs. Natural light also helps boost mood and productivity as well as supply your body with needed vitamin D. But the thing is that not all rooms in your house have access to enough sunlight from traditional windows. Here are two other excellent methods that brighten up homes: skylights and solar tubes.[Read more…]
4 Quick Tips on Hiring Roofing Contractors
Remember: a roofing project is essentially a collaboration between you and your contractor. That’s why it’s important that you hire a residential roofing contractor who’s a good match for your needs.
To help you get started on the hiring process, here are some quick vetting tips:[Read more…]
What Are the Pros and Cons of a Roof-Over?
You can choose between a complete tear-off or a roof-over when it comes to old asphalt shingles. When layering over the old roofing, the installer simply places the new shingles over the existing ones. One the other hand, with a total tear-off, your contractor removes the old shingles before installing your new roof.
How to Prevent Roof Condensation
Roof condensation is generally considered a tricky problem. It often looks like a leak, with “sweating” walls and running water inside your home. But when you look for the source, it’s likely that you won’t find any physical damage to your roof.