How to Identify Dangers to Your Roof

How to Identify Dangers to Your Roof

Reading Time: 3 minutes Your home is quite likely your largest and most important financial asset. Even if it also represents a significant percentage of your debt, your home grants a certain degree of stability that many other people simply can’t afford. But with the benefits of having a home come the risks of covering damage, and one of […]

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Keys to maintaining your roof

Keys to Maintaining Your Roof

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to your home, there’s no doubt that you have a list of “to do” items around the house in need of your attention. Things like keeping the lawn mowed, expired food taken out of the fridge, the vents changed in your central air system, and so many more items that need done […]

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Benefits and Disadvantages of Skylights

Benefits and Disadvantages of Skylights

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to interior design for your home, “natural light” is a theme you will often see discussed. Interior decorators and designers will often look for a variety of ways to increase and accentuate the natural light available for a given room. In this quest, one step that might be considered is the addition […]

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Why is Your Roof Making That Noise?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Few things can be disconcerting as random unidentified noises in your home, particularly if they’re coming from your roof. Of course, the stress this causes gets turned up another notch if you have recently purchased your home. All the noises, large or small, become quiet questions in the middle of the night asking you if […]

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How Hot Can Your Roof Get?

Reading Time: 3 minutes “Summer is hot.” As far as statements get, that’s about as basic and obvious as you could probably think of, along with things like “water is wet” or “mountains are tall.” But for a basic statement, it’s still one that requires some consideration. While it’s true that summer is hot, there are a wider variety […]

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Summer Roof Damage and You

Reading Time: 2 minutes As we reach the hottest days of the summer months, your home is facing more and more abuse. You may not realize it, but these beautiful summer days can have their own risks for your home, just like the more obvious winter and fall seasons do.   Heat Damage – Summer heat will be one […]

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How to Keep Birds off of Your Roof

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to roofing, you’d often be surprised at the things that can damage it. Sunlight and mold are the common surprises, but there are others. One that many homeowners don’t often consider is birds. All manner of wildlife can cause damage to your home, but birds can be a particular risk. This leads […]

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Alternative Uses for Asphalt Roof Shingles

Reading Time: 2 minutes Asphalt shingles are ubiquitous in the roofing world. By far the most common type of roofing material, they can last for years, and even when you replace a roof, there’s a good chance that you’ve got a stack of shingles that appear to be in passable shape, even if they’re no longer fit for your […]

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Spring Tips for Your Roof

Spring Tips for Your Roof

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spring is right around the corner, and it’s time to start planning for how to prepare your roof. It may not be the first thing on your mind, but completing a few tasks now could save you significant expense and frustration later.   Clean First, this is an excellent time of year for getting your […]

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