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5 Roofing Tips For Summer

Ah, summer. Balmy weather, picnics, and vacations. It’s no surprise that we’ve already felt the temperatures rising, and had brief snippets of our fantastic summer weather already. As the heat continues to rise, there are a few things we can do to prepare our homes for the season, specifically overhead. These tips will help you […]

How To Install A Bathroom Vent Through The Roof

If you are tired of that steamy bathroom after your shower, or have “install bathroom vent” on your DIY list for your home, we’ve got some tips that will help you do it correctly and avoid some common mistakes that could cost you big in the long run. If you’re thinking that you can use […]

How Do I Prep My Roof for Fall?

It’s time to start preparing for the upcoming rainy months that will be here before we know it. Fall weatherization for your roof is important, especially when the rain and cooler weather starts. Are you wondering how to prep your roof for fall? Here are some helpful ways to get your roof ready so you’re […]

Metal Roofing Options You Should Know

Metal roofs are not only aesthetically pleasing, but they are incredibly durable and last for decades, sometimes up to 40 to 70 years, if cared for properly. They’re weather resistant, easy to install, and very energy efficient, making them a great choice for a variety of homes. Metal roofs are also able to reflect the […]

What is Asphalt Made Of?

Asphalt is a sticky and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid material found in nature and is a form of petroleum. Also known as “bitumen,” it can be found naturally in nature, or produced as a byproduct of petroleum processing.  In ancient times, asphalt was used as a naturally occurring element for waterproofing by the Romans and […]

How To Fix A Metal Roof

Although metal roofs are the most durable, there come times when some repair is needed. Whether your roof sustained damage by a storm, expansion/contraction or rust, these highly durable roofs do indeed sometimes need some TLC. Before you set out to repair your roof, make sure you check your paperwork to see if it’s covered […]

What is a Cool Roof?

Cool Roofs Are you interested in learning more about cool roofs? No, not “that’s a really cool looking roof” kind of roof. These are specially designed to reflect more sunlight than the average roof, hence absorbing less heat. As you may suspect, this comes with plenty of benefits. A traditional dark roof can reach temperatures […]

Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

If it’s time to replace the roof on your home and you’re considering buying metal roofing, it is important to do your research and weigh the pros and cons of metal versus other more conventional roofing materials, such as tile, wood and asphalt. Here, we consider the various benefits and downsides of metal roofing, such […]

What New Homeowners Should Know About Their Roof

You’ve finally purchased your new home and have moved in – congratulations! Now comes the fun (and sometimes challenging) part of being a homeowner. Whether it’s cleaning out your gutters on a regular basis, repairing the little items that break in your home through regular wear and tear, or completely replacing your siding or roof, […]

Exterior Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

We’re in the home stretch of summer, and fall will be here in just a few short days. That means you want to make sure the exterior of your home, including your roof, is ready for the cold months ahead. Here are a few things you should get done as soon as possible: Check Your […]
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