How Gutters and Flashings Prevent Water Damage

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Gutters and flashings are often overlooked when purchasing a new roof. However, they serve an important purpose. Gutters and flashings are essential because they help to ensure that water does not penetrate your roof or damage your siding and foundation. What are gutters, and what do they do? Gutters are trough-like fixtures that are installed … Read more

Siding: Top 5 Materials to Consider for Your Home

When it comes to selecting the perfect siding for your home, it’s essential to consider the weather conditions prevalent in your area. We have compiled a list of five siding options to help you make an informed decision about which suits your home best. Factors to Consider When Choosing Siding Before delving into the specific … Read more

Your Home Has Been Hit by a Storm: What’s Next?

Well, it happened. The storm that the meteorologists predicted actually came to pass, and your house has been damaged. You stood at your window, unable to do anything as hail, wind and debris struck your home. Now that the skies have cleared, it’s time to take action. You may not have been able to do … Read more

The Difference Between Wood Shakes & Shingles

Wood shakes and singles are a long time roofing favorite, typically made of red cedar, pine, cypress, and teak treated with chemicals and flame retardants to help minimize the risk of fire. They are also usually treated with pressure and certain preservatives that help with mold, decay, and insect problems. They are likely cut thicker … Read more

4 Reasons to Choose Stone-Coated Steel Roofing

Stone-coated steel roofing is vying for market space alongside clay, slate and shingles because it offers durability, beauty and a side of environmental friendliness for a relatively low cost. Below, we demonstrate just a few of the advantages of stone-coated steel roofing for your home. Cost The cost of stone-coated steel roofing is right in the middle … Read more

Five Things to Know About Roof Gutters

They’re not usually the first thing you notice upon arrival, but gutters are nothing to overlook when it comes to home maintenance. The function of gutters is to divert buildup of precipitation and debris from the roof and into certain areas in the ground around the home to prevent mold, breakdown, and other dangers to … Read more

Six Ways to Upgrade Your Home’s Curb Appeal

First impressions matter. Usually this statement is made when you go on a first date or an interview. But that doesn’t change the fact that this phrase matters when looking at a house to purchase. While selling your home is generally a tenuous process, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of ways to make sure that your home … Read more

Three Ways Roofing is an Investment

Why is a New Roof the Best Return of Investment for Your Home? investment (noun) – a thing that is worth buying because it may be profitable or useful in the future When it comes to remodeling your home, getting a new roof is probably not be the first thing that comes to mind. It … Read more

How to Look for a Roof Leak in Your Home

You may notice that one of your light fixtures begins to drip after a heavy rain, or you see a water stain on one of your walls or ceiling.  This may indicate your roof has a leak!  Locating a roof issue can be difficult, since sometimes where the roof is damaged on the outside, is … Read more

Top 5 Materials for Roof Shingles

There are several things to take into consideration when choosing a new roof.  The largest priorities for homeowners are typically: cost, longevity, durability, and maintenance.  We’ve taken the top 5 most common roof materials and listed their pros and cons below to help you with your upcoming roof installation. Asphalt Shingles When you drive through … Read more