Everything You Need To Know About Roofs And Roofing

Reasons To Hire A Roofing Contractor Even When The Job Is Small

If you notice that a few roofing tiles have blown off your roof,  you have probably started making plans for buying the materials you need and spending your next day off on top of your house fixing things. While replacing a few tiles on the roof is not brain surgery and most do-it-yourselfers can do it, there are a few reasons you should seriously consider hiring a roofing contractor instead. Here are just a few reasons to forgo doing it yourself and getting a professional.   Read More...

4 Green Roofing Options (Including 1 That Will Shock You)

In an attempt to lower their carbon footprint on the earth, many homeowners are turning to greener options in building materials. This can mean many things, from using recycled materials to choosing products that are harvested via sustainable practices. When selecting roofing materials, there are plenty of options that satisfy green builders and homeowners. Metal Roofing: Metal roofs have long been a favorite among builders and homeowners alike. Not only are they sturdy and reliable, but they have a 50+ year life expectancy, which helps compensate for the higher expense.   Read More...

How To Help An Aging Roof Survive The Winter

Is your roof showing signs of wear, such as peeling flashing or missing shingles? This is a bad time of year to notice that your roof is ailing, since winter weather will be hard on it. With a little know-how and the right moves, however, you can help your aging roof survive the winter without blowing off or leaking extensively. Here's how. Patch over missing or damaged shingles. Actually replacing damaged or missing shingles is a bit time-consuming since you have to loosen the shingles above and wiggle the new shingles under them.   Read More...

Is It Time For New Windows? How To Decide If You Need Home Window Replacements

If you live in an older home, the windows may not have been replaced in decades. As a homeowner, there is a chance that you have never invested in windows, but it might be the right time for you to get home window replacements. There are certain telltale signs you should start looking for throughout the home when trying to figure out if you need window replacements or not. You Are Dealing With a Draft   Read More...

Roofing Needs For Poorly Insulated Homes

Older homes have their quirks. They have some great stories to tell, either housing interesting people or being built for interesting reasons. From old school buildings to churches, every building can be considered for property development. These old buildings are beautiful, but they are now very behind the times when it comes to modern conveniences and things that help to keep our bills down. They are not built with UPVC windows, which don't let in a draft.   Read More...