How to Replace Gutters

Gutter replacement is a job normally performed by professional roofing contractors. However, a homeowner with the right tools and a decent amount of DIY skill can more than likely handle the job. The key to successful gutter installation is to not take anything (or any step) for granted. The following is a step-by-step process on… read more

Preventing and Removing Ice Dams From Gutters and Roof

The roof is one of the most vulnerable parts of your home due to its continual exposure to mother nature. During the winter, ice dams can be especially troublesome to your roofing structure. Ice dams can damage the roof, gutters and foundation, and they present risks to people walking alongside your house. To say that… read more

Winter Roof Repair: Repairs & Replacements That Can Be Done in Cold Weather

Winter roof repair seems counterintuitive to the human instinct for survival. After all, why risk life and limb going up on a snow and ice covered roof when spring will eventually arrive? The reality is that roofing problems don’t take a break between October and March. As such, roofing in cold weather is a necessary… read more

Common Winter Roofing Issues and How to Deal With Them

Winter weather is rarely a friend to either residential homes or commercial buildings. Roofs are especially vulnerable to weather conditions like snow, ice, and high winds. As such, winter roofing is tricky business. Both installation and maintenance of roofs during the winter months has to take into account a variety of natural elements along with… read more

Roof Snow Removal 101: The Ultimate Guide to Clearing Your Roof

Snow may look pretty and delicate while it’s falling, but it can be just as destructive as high winds or flood waters. Allowing snow to accumulate on your roof endangers both your property and your family. The smart homeowner takes the necessary steps to keep his roof clean throughout the winter months. Why Clearing Snow… read more