Everything You Need To Know About Roofs And Roofing

Need A New Roof? Check Out These 3 New Trends In Roofing

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Need A New Roof? Check Out These 3 New Trends In Roofing

When you’re getting ready to remodel your living room, you probably take the time to check out the current trends in interior design. And when you want to buy a new appliance for you home, you probably check out the newest features and models that are available. But when you need a new roof, do you take the time to check out what new trends are emerging in the roofing world, or do you just go with the same old thing that you had before? If you haven’t checked out what’s new in roofing, you really should. Take a look at a few...

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5 Tips For Keeping Your Roof In Great Shape

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Tips For Keeping Your Roof In Great Shape

A long-lasting roof is the key to a long-lasting home. However, many homeowners often make the mistake of putting off or even ignoring roof maintenance and care. This could have detrimental effects on the longevity and reliability of your roof. The following offers 5 crucial tips for ensuring your roof provides your home with many years of worry-free service. Keep It Clean Allowing dirt and debris to accumulate on your roof can cause a broad range of problems. For instance, a roof covered in leaves and debris can become the perfect breeding...

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Prairie Style Perk Up: A Modern Rooftop Redo For An Old Classic

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Prairie Style Perk Up: A Modern Rooftop Redo For An Old Classic

Once you fall in love with the look of a Prairie Style home, it’s hard to imagine there’s any way to improve upon its classic architectural lines. You’re right. The style that became famous by association with Frank Lloyd Wright still has strong visual appeal more than a century after it was introduced. If you’re fortunate enough to have invested in one of these treasures as your own home, updating its features to modern standards involves minimal changes to the design aesthetic. But it can include a major change to...

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How To Install Aluminum Flashing Around An Edge Of Your Chimney To Prevent Water Intrusion Into Your Roof

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Install Aluminum Flashing Around An Edge Of Your Chimney To Prevent Water Intrusion Into Your Roof

Any point-of-entry into the roof of your home is an opportunity for water to penetrate and cause damage in the attic. Chimneys are no exception to this rule, and proper care must be taken to prevent a destructive leak from forming around the edges of your chimney. That is why the installation of metal flashing is critical to preventing water intrusion. Below is a list of tools and materials needed, as well as a guide to installing metal flashing around your chimney: What you will need Roll of aluminum flashing Metal scribe Straight edge...

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5 Reasons To Remove Your Asphalt Shingles When You Have A Metal Roof Installed

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Reasons To Remove Your Asphalt Shingles When You Have A Metal Roof Installed

One of the benefits of metal roofing is that on some occasions, it can be installed directly over your current roof. This reduces the cost of installation because you no longer have to pay to have your old roof removed. However, it is not always a good idea to install a metal roof over an old asphalt roof. Below are some of the reasons that you should consider having your old roof removed before installing a new metal roof.  Your Local Building Code May Not Allow Multiple Layers Of Roofing  In many areas, depending on the slope of...

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Starting Your Own Bakery? What Will You Need To Consider When It Comes To Roofing And Ventilation?

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Starting Your Own Bakery? What Will You Need To Consider When It Comes To Roofing And Ventilation?

If you’ve recently decided to take your small baking business from your kitchen to an independent storefront, you may be excited about the possibilities that await you with a larger baking area and direct access to the public. However, high initial overhead costs can sink a fledgling business — and operating multiple ovens in a small building with an inefficient air conditioning system or inadequately insulated roofing could cause your electricity costs to skyrocket. Both your roofing and your air conditioning systems in a bakery...

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5 Important Maintenance Tasks For Keeping A Commercial Green Roof Working Properly

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Important Maintenance Tasks For Keeping A Commercial Green Roof Working Properly

Installing a commercial green roof is a great way to give your business an eco-friendly marketing edge, in addition to possibly saving you money on cooling costs by absorbing sunlight and deflecting heat. However, you’ll need to hire a team to handle the extra maintenance chores that come with this kind of roof or train your employees to take care of the tasks. Make sure you’re doing at least these five maintenance tasks on a regular basis to prevent your green roof from turning into a liability. Remove Weeds If the roof is...

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