Gutter cleaning is an important part of maintaining the exterior of a home. In many parts of the country, fall and spring are typically considered the best times to clean your gutters. However, roofing companies say that it’s possible to have your gutters professionally cleaned in colder months as well.
Roofing companies will attest that ice dams are a common problem for many homeowners, and failing to prevent their formation often leads to costly repairs or replacements. In this blog post, we will discuss what ice dams are and why they form so that you can avoid having to deal with them.
Decking or sheathing is the material between the roof’s structure and shingles. It supports the rest of the roofing system and provides an added layer of protection against leaks. Because of its location, the decking tends to be an overlooked component. You must do your best to take care of your roof decking because replacement […]
Besides high winds and ultraviolet rays, excessive moisture can also harm your roof. It can speed up the deterioration of several roofing components. There’s also the possibility of water leaking into your attic and living spaces. Leaks increase the likelihood of costly issues like water damage, mold growth and rot. Fortunately, proper maintenance and addressing […]
Whether it’s in a residential or commercial property, underlayment is an integral part of every roofing system. It plays a crucial role in maintaining the overall health and stability of your roof’s entire structure. However, because this roofing component isn’t usually visible, most homeowners tend to overlook it.
Unwanted animals and pests can find their way into your attic and become uninvited guests in your home. Unfortunately, these inhabitants can cause damage to your roof and potentially to your entire house.
Keeping your asphalt shingle roof in great condition is crucial to ensuring its longevity, durability and reliability. In case there’s a problem that may compromise its structural integrity, you need to get in touch with a contractor specializing in roof repair and replacement services. This is especially important if you notice cracking or splitting on some of […]
Part of preparing for major home improvements, such as replacing a roof, is creating a budget. If you’re unsure how much your project will cost, it helps to obtain multiple estimates from different roofing companies. Labor, material and the size of your house help determine the price of a new roof.
Asphalt shingles are available in a wide variety of colors. Making the selection, however, can seem overwhelming, especially if you don’t know what to look for. To help you narrow down your choices, here are some considerations to keep in mind.
You for sure have heard of the important credentials you need to look for in a reliable roofing contractor – licenses, manufacturer certifications and recommendations from previous homeowners via reviews. But one aspect that many homeowners tend to overlook in terms of qualifications is insurance. We explain why this is a nonnegotiable factor when vetting […]