Your roof is there to protect you and your family against the elements- especially a harsh winter. Therefore, it’s a good idea to invest some time inspecting your roof before it’s too late and you end up with damage from heavy snow. In this article, we’ll provide a checklist of 9 things you can do… read more
Category: Roofing Tips
As a homeowner, you need to understand many aspects of your home to maintain it properly. However, many homeowners can be intimidated by the unfamiliar words used in the home maintenance industry, especially when it comes to roofing terms. Learning some of the basic terminologies around roofing can help homeowners understand how to maintain the… read more
Owning a house is a big responsibility. From constant maintenance to personal touches to make your home noticeably better than your neighbors’, owning a home is a lot of work. Replacing the roof on your house is also a big endeavor that you will most likely need to undertake at one point or another while… read more
At one time or another, most homeowners will have to replace their roofs. Perhaps you’ve just moved into a new home, but the new house needs some remodeling. Or maybe you’ve lived in your home for quite some time, and you’ve recently started to notice that your roof has some cracks, buckling shingles, or sagging…. read more
Whether you’ve had your home for three years or 20 years, you might be wondering whether it’s time to have your roof evaluated. Some people may wait until they suspect that their roof has been damaged to call someone for an evaluation. While this approach is OK, it may be best to do regular inspections…. read more
We recently discussed how to go about finding a roofing contractor. All potential roofing contractors should fit the following criteria: Licensed and insured Experienced Reputable After you’ve put together a short list of reputable contractors to choose from, you’ll need to make the final decision on which company will be working on your project. But… read more
In our previous post, we walked you through some of the questions you should be asking roofing companies before they work on your home or building. Now let’s take a step back for a moment. How do you even know where to start finding a roofing company? Roofing is a competitive industry, and there are… read more
Getting work done on your roof can be stressful. There’s the obvious financial investment, as well as the prospect of having your home under construction for an unknown amount of time. Most homeowners aren’t roofing experts, so they look for knowledgeable roofing contractors to get the job done the right way. With so many roofing… read more
Understanding your roof pitch is critical to understanding your roof and its needs. At the most basic level, roof pitch is a measure of how steep your roof is. Roof pitch is calculated by measuring how many inches the roof rises vertically for every 12 inches of horizontal run. Why does this matter? Firstly, understanding… read more
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
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!