In an age where DIY is king, there are some things you should not do yourself. Even though you might be tempted to rip off your old roof yourself in preparation for the roofing contractor's new roofing installation, you really should not. The following reasons show why this is a bad idea. Exposing Your Home to the Elements Ripping off a roof exposes your home to the elements. You may argue that that is what the roofing crew is going to do anyway.
2 August 2018
When you want a roof replacement or maintenance, it's important that you look into the help of contractors that will allow your home to thrive. They will replace your roof with no problem and can help you with piece-by-piece maintenance on a regular basis. If you look into the tips below, you will be better able to get the help that you need for your roof to last as long as possible.
20 July 2018
A roofing project, say a major renovation or replacement, can easily exceed your budget if you aren't careful. That would be unfortunate because roofing is not easy, to begin with, uncontrolled roofing can even be more expensive. Here are a few practical measures to help you keep your roofing project within budget. Set a Realistic Budget The first step to keeping your project within your budget is to set a realistic budget in the first place.
28 June 2018
Oil canning is a metal roofing defect in which the flat surfaces of the metal sheets incur a visible waviness or wrinkling. In most cases, oil canning doesn't present a structural problem to an affected roof. However, most people hate its appearance, which means it can have a big negative effect on your home's curb appeal. Here are some of the common causes of oil canning: Manufacturing Issues Manufacturing issues can cause oil canning if they put too much stress on the metal sheets.
8 June 2018
There are a variety of different ways of securing gutters to your home. One of the ways to secure gutters to your home is with brackets. Brackets wrap around the side and bottom o your gutters and attach to your home. Brackets are a popular way to secure gutters to homes because they are generally really sturdy. However, sometimes brakes do fail. If the brakes on your gutters are no longer supporting your gutter, there are specific steps you can take to fix your gutter.
22 May 2018
If you have old asphalt shingles, it is time to start thinking about roof replacement, which is part of routine home maintenance. When you have your roof replaced, you may want to consider upgrading the roofing materials for a longer lasting roof and to match the architectural style of your home. Today, you have more choices of premium roofing materials that fit different architectural styles: 1. Western-Style Architectures and The Best Choices for Roof Materials
6 May 2018
If you own a commercial building, you are going to want to make sure you are taking proper care of the roof on your commercial building. There are specific steps you can take to make sure your commercial roof stays in good shape. Check The Ventilation It is important to have the right ventilation situation on your roof if you want it to last. You need to have the right airflow on your commercial roof to ensure that your roof doesn't get too hot in the summer or too cold in the winter.
22 April 2018
Soon, you are going to need to have the asphalt shingle roofing on your home replaced, and when you do, you may want to consider energy-efficient materials and improvements. To make your re roofing greener, underlayment and roofing materials are choices that you will want to consider. You may want to also consider improvements to attic insulation. Here are some tips to help make your roof replacement green and energy-efficient: 1. Attic Insulation and Improvements to Stop Energy Loss
8 April 2018
When you live somewhere that gets a lot of snow, you need to make sure that you keep an eye on the amount of snow on your roof. Too much snow on your roof can cause damage, so you need to know what type of damage to keep an eye out for and how to prevent snow build-up on your roof. 1. Excess Snow Can Cause Your Roof Deck to Sag
26 March 2018
If you have a commercial property, roofing materials can be costly. They will need repairs and replacement, but with good maintenance you will get more life out of them. Modern roofing membranes are great for energy efficiency but can also easily be torn and damaged. Here are a few tips that will help prevent damage to modern roofing membranes and reduce costs of roof maintenance for your business: 1. Keep Roof Drainage Systems Free of Debris
19 March 2018