Would you be surprised to find that water damage is the second most frequently filed insurance claim in the US? As a result, water damage claims make up $11 million in annual property damages. The average cost of a water damage claim tallies in at a whopping $5000. Once a leak has been detected in… read more
Category: Roof Maintenance
The #1 Cause of Roof Damage Expert roofers consider a roof leak to be one of the most common causes of ordinary roof damage. A leak that is left undetected can cause moisture to accumulate within a roof structure and the surrounding walls of a home to cause a serious problem that is difficult to… read more
Even minor roof damage can result in expensive repairs within the four walls of your home or business. A seemingly insignificant issue like a roof leak caused by weathering can progress gradually and could take years before massive damage is detected. Understanding the ins and outs of roof damage could save you thousands of dollars… read more
No matter how large or small a roof project may be, there’s one thing that all roof contractors have in common: you’re going to use a ladder to climb up onto a roof, one way or another. Ladders can be extremely dangerous if not properly used. It’s important to remember the following roof ladder safety… read more
The good news is that roof safety isn’t complicated in the least. You can use common sense and practice basic roofing safety precautions to greatly reduce the risk of injury on-the-job. Roof Safety Guidelines Don’t get on a slippery roof. Unless you’re a trained professional, it’s best to avoid roof construction when surfaces are slick… read more
Roofing brings with it many familiar construction risks at a greater degree since you will be working at a height. This makes the proper fall protection more important than ever before to reduce the risk of injury and death on the job. Even experienced roofers are susceptible to unpredictable roofing hazards that could cause a… read more
One of the best ways to practice roof repair safety is by using the correct equipment in the first place. Before starting any type of DIY job, make sure that you have the proper equipment on hand in working condition. A rusty saw and a poorly functioning nail gun aren’t going to do you any… read more
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
“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
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
Your Roof Deserves the Attention!
Homeowners don’t always appreciate the job a roof does until there is a problem and by then it is often too late. If you haven’t had someone look at your roof within the past two years, it is time!