Category: Roof Maintenance

On-the-Job Roof Construction Safety

Home improvements can be a dangerous matter for the average homeowner and professional contractor alike. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a whopping 246,733 Americans visited the emergency room in 2009 because of falls from a ladder. Fall Injuries During Roof Construction This equals 28 fall injuries for every hour of every day. Once… read more

5 Ways to Winterize Your Roof

“Winterizing” is what many experts refer to as preparing a roof for the harsh winter season. Before winter weather sets in, it’s important to pay special attention to the care and maintenance of your roof to prevent more serious issues that could be caused by snow, sleet, and ice accumulation. 5 Steps to Protect Your… read more

How to Clean Gutters

Throughout the country, fall is considered the perfect time of year to clean roof gutters before cold weather sets in. While most home and business owners think of gutter cleaning as a tedious task, it serves a valuable purpose in roof maintenance. Gutters should be cleaned two times a year – once in the fall… read more

How to Repair a Flat Roof

When repairing a flat roof, you must first find out where the leak is coming from. Since flat roofs are made up of multiple layers of tar and roofing felt, leaks may be more likely to occur at low spots or in areas where a roof is visibly damaged. If you’ve already found the source of… read more

How to Fix a Leaky Roof

Fixing a leaking roof isn’t rocket science – if you know what you’re looking for. Detecting the source of a leak in the first place may be the most difficult aspect of repairing a leaky roof. Finding a Roof Leak Finding the actual location where a roof is leaking is difficult. Water may seep through… read more

Roof Repair and Maintenance 101

Learning the basics of roof repair and maintenance will do you a world of good by helping you to save money on more costly roof upkeep. As a home or business owner, regular roof maintenance can preserve the integrity of a roof and may even help you to troubleshoot ordinary issues before they become serious…. read more

How to Get Rid of Roof Mold

Dark stains on a roof may be immediately classified as mold, although it’s easy to confuse roof mold with blue-green roof algae. Mold is more uncommon on a roofing structure and can cause a serious problem once it develops. If mold has begun to grow on the roof of your building, it may be caused… read more