When it comes to roofing care, many homeowners overlook a lot of the basics until a disaster leaves them struggling with leaks, structural damage, and an immediate need for repairs. The good news is that you can avoid a lot of potentially costly issues with some routine maintenance and inspections. If you're not familiar with roof care, you should understand the key fundamentals addressed here. These tips will help you reduce your risk of roofing damage emergencies.
15 October 2018
New office space is an exciting time in any company's history. Whether it's a new business that's just starting or an established business just in need of a new space, it opens new opportunities and new business to everyone. It's easy to get carried away with the space inside. How many desks will you need, what color to paint the meeting rooms, installing a new high-speed Internet connection, etc., but there are more practical things you should think about.
27 September 2018
Roofing felt is typically synthetic (fiberglass) or organic (cloth fibers soaked in asphalt) felt on which asphalt shingles are installed. The underlayment serves several useful purposes: It Improves Roof Aesthetics An often-missed advantage of a roofing underlay is the contribution it makes to your curb appeal. Imagine two types of roofs, one with an uneven surface (bumps and undulations) and another one that lies flush on top of the house.
10 September 2018
Flat roofing is much different than the shingle roofing you see on homes with steep roofs. Shingles are effective on roofs with a pitch since water rolls down the shingles and doesn't pool on the roof. Shingles won't work on a flat roof since the rain would pool and seep underneath the shingles to cause roof damage. Instead of shingles, other types of roofing are used such as the built-up roof.
15 August 2018
Plastic gutters are an alternative to the more traditional aluminum gutters that are used in most residential and commercial properties. Plastic has a number of material qualities that make it well suited for use in your roof's gutter system. Understanding some of the largest advantages associated with plastic gutters can help you determine if you should have plastic gutters installed on your property to meet your roofing drainage needs. 1. Durability
27 July 2018
For homes with worn and damaged roofs, replacing it will need to be considered a high priority task. Underestimating the need for this work can be costly, and making the time and effort to learn more about roof replacement projects can prove useful throughout this process. Consider The Potential Costs Of Delaying Your Roof Replacement Delaying replacing your roof due to worries about the costs involved can prove to be a counterproductive strategy.
9 July 2018
Seamless gutters are an alternative type of gutters that, as their name would indicate, do not have seams between individual sections. Instead, seamless gutters are custom made in a single piece for the length of your entire roof. The lack of seams makes it much less likely that leaks will develop or that organic debris like leaves and twigs will become stuck and clog your gutters and downspouts. However, despite these benefits over their traditional counterparts, seamless gutters are not completely invincible.
21 June 2018
One of your roles as a homeowner is making sure preventative maintenance and repairs are done on your home in a timely manner. Whether you enjoy getting outdoors and completing DIY maintenance and repairs yourself or you prefer to delegate the projects to local roofing and siding service, spring is the perfect time to think about improving the exterior of your home. Here is are the most important maintenance and repairs you should focus on this spring.
1 June 2018
The key to helping make your property as attractive and durable as possible will rest in the materials you use on the exterior of it. One material you may want to put in place is vinyl siding because of the many advantages of doing so. Knowing some of the top reasons to use this item may be the motivation you need to start! Reason #1: Attractive appearance One of the top reasons use vinyl siding is because of the visual appeal it adds to your property.
14 May 2018
When you live in a cold region where you will have to deal with things like the possibility of ice dams on your roof, it is important for you to become educated on the things that you can do to prevent them. The information here can prove to be very helpful when it comes to preventing ice dams. Understanding ice dams on the roof – Ice dams can occur on your roof when there is a good amount of snow that ends up melting over heated areas that can cause the surface of the roof to be warmer than the freezing outside temperature.
1 May 2018