A well-maintained residential roof should cover the house and protect it from water, wind, sunshine, and other sources of environmental damage. Proper installation and maintenance ensure that your roof lasts and serves you for many years. By the time the shingles of the residential property are curling or you start noticing granules in the gutters, the level of damage is usually costly to repair. If you want your roof to last for many years and save you on repair costs, learn to watch for the subtle signs of damage.
29 January 2021
A DIY approach often seems the way to go when handling different projects. It can seem like an excellent way to reduce business expenses. Unfortunately, however, many DIY projects end up costing more money than you budgeted for. What's more, most DIY projects are not practical because they should be handled professionally. If you want to DIY your commercial building's roof, you should reconsider. The roof keeps your company's building structure safe from weather elements such as strong winds.
29 January 2021
Storms are often violent and unpredictable. One strong storm may not cause any damage at all to your home while the next one might destroy your roof. That's why you should check your roof after every storm to look for areas that need repairs. Also, keep in mind, storm damage might not be obvious right away. Your roof might start leaking weeks later, so you always want to watch out for roof leaks.
4 January 2021
Wind storms can leave few homes in their path unscathed. Most of the damage is usually to the exposed roof of the home. It can vary from minor shingle loss to major uplift that tears off part of the roof. Punctures from trees and other debris are also common. The following can help you navigate the process if the wind damages your roof. 1. Contact Your Insurance Your first call should be to your home insurance agent.
7 December 2020
Your roof can be damaged by a number of things, and some of them are preventable. For instance, clogged gutters can lead to roof problems, including a leaky roof. These roof repairs are preventable by cleaning your gutters or by having gutter covers installed. Here are three ways clogged gutters can harm your roof and the roof repairs that could be needed. 1. Clogs Can Lead To Roof Leaks When a gutter trough is packed full of tree debris and wet leaves, the clog acts like a dam that stops the flow of water.
17 November 2020
Installing a new roof on your home may be one of the more expensive investments you'll have to make as a homeowner. But with that said, suddenly needing a roof replacement doesn't have to completely wreck your budget for the year. By making some smart or prudent decisions, you may be able to keep the total costs in a range you can afford without too much issue. Here are some considerations to keep in mind prior to contacting a local roof replacement service.
22 September 2020
No matter what you use your commercial building for, it is going to be important for you to preserve it as best you are able to. You are going to want to have your roof checked before winter to make sure it can stand up to harsher and wetter weather. But, no matter how diligent you are with its upkeep, there is always the risk of leaks developing, and this can be a huge problem for your business.
13 November 2019
Have brick that is starting to look really bad on your home? You may be considering vinyl siding as a way to cover the brick and make your home look new again. Here are some fantastic reasons to consider vinyl siding installation. Inexpensive When you look at the cost to improve the look of the bricks on your home, you'll find that vinyl siding is an inexpensive alternative. For example, if you need tuckpointing done, know that it is a manual process that will sometimes take weeks to complete.
26 July 2019
Most homeowners know that they need to inspect their roofs regularly. However, many people don't know how often they need to conduct roof inspections. Too frequent inspections waste resources and too infrequent inspections expose the roof to wear and damage. The following are some factors to help you get the frequency of home inspections right. Roof Pitch When other factors are constant, flat roofs face more problems than pitched roofs.
28 June 2019
Repairing storm damage can be some of the most routine types of maintenance that a homeowner will have to perform. In particular, the roof can be highly susceptible to storm damage. While homeowners will often focus on the damages that can be caused by strong winds, hail can also create serious issues for a house. How Can Hailstorms Impact Your Roof? When a hailstorm strikes your neighborhood, the large balls of ice can strike your roof with intense force.
10 May 2019