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January 31, 2019
keep animals out of roof

Keeping Critters from Nesting on Your Roof

It’s not uncommon for small animals to try to turn your attic into their home. Many homeowners are alerted to the presence of critters in their attic when they begin to hear them running across their attic floor above. However, animals in your attic are more than just an aggravation. They can cause serious damage […]
January 31, 2019
Rooftop vents

Is Attic Ventilation Important?

Many homeowners are not aware of the importance of roof and attic ventilation. In order to protect your attic and roof deck from damage due to condensation, proper airflow is very important. As the temperature of the air outside your home fluctuates, it’s natural for condensation to form underneath your roof. If this condensation sits […]
January 31, 2019
metal roof

Is a Metal Roof the Right Choice for Your Home?

When you’re looking to re-roof your home, you will have many different materials to choose from. Common roofing materials include asphalt shingles and clay tiles. However, if you want a truly unique roof that will make a big statement, you may want to consider metal. While metal roofing is not the most common material in […]
January 31, 2019
Budget Roof

Replacing Your Roof on a Budget

A good roof can effectively protect a home for decades. However, every roof will require replacing eventually. There are many factors that determine how long your roof will last. These include the type of materials your roof is made out of, the weather in your region, and how well it was maintained during its lifespan. […]
January 31, 2019
gutters

Hot to Maintain Your Gutters

Many of us don’t give very much thought to our gutters, however, they play an important part in maintaining the integrity of your roof. When gutters get backed up, it could result in water damage to your roofing system or the inside of your home. Here are some helpful tips for maintaining your gutters properly. […]
January 31, 2019
roofing terms

Common Roofing Terms & What They Mean

If you’ve been shopping for a new roof or roof repair, you may have come across some roofing terms that are unfamiliar to you. Here are some common roofing terms that all homeowners should know: Roof Algae: It’s possible for algae to form on your roof. Over time, algae can compromise the integrity of your […]
January 31, 2019
diy roof repair

Why You Should Never DIY Your Roof Repair

Many homeowners take pride in tackling household projects on their own. There certainly is a feeling of pride that comes with knowing that you were able to solve a problem in your home without the need of any outside help. However, when it comes to your roof repairs and maintenance, it may be best to […]
January 31, 2019
Ceiling Water damage

Common Causes for Roof Leaks

Roof leaks are not only inconvenient, but they could also mean that you have a serious roofing issue on your hands. Fortunately, many of the issues that lead to roof leaks are easily repaired. Here are some of the most common causes of roof leaks and how to avoid them: Damaged Shingles or Tiles Most […]