Nobody wants a tornado or damaging storm to hit their house but there are steps we can all take to help make sure our house can stand up against some of the damaging wind and rain of these storms. If it’s an EF5 tornado you’re facing, there’s not much to be done, but is your […]
While it may not be something that you as a homeowner think about every day, your roof is one of the key components of your home. It protects you and your family from weather and the other elements that your home is constantly exposed to on a daily basis. Therefore, it should only make sense that roof maintenance be a major part of your home’s regular care.
No one wants to have to go running for a drip bucket every time it rains. But most importantly, that one small drip usually symbolizes a larger roofing issue. There are a multitude of reasons for roof failures that can cause leaks but here are the 9 most common ones: Cracked Flashing What Does It […]
The roof is a home’s first and foremost level of protection against the elements – sunlight, rain, hail, snow and wind – but it usually is the last thing a homeowner thinks about. Also, much of what they think they know about roofs turns out to be myths that keep getting passed around. Some homeowners […]
A roof system’s performance is affected by a lot of different factors. These are the most common problematic areas and factors: Missing or Torn Shingles The key to a roof system’s effectiveness is complete protection. When shingles are missing or torn off, a roof structure and home or building interior are vulnerable to water damage […]
With cold weather right around the corner, it’s time to take a few preventative steps that will ensure that you’re not a victim to excessive energy costs or damage this winter. It’s recommended that roofs are inspected twice a year; once before winter and again in the summertime. The beginning of the fall season is […]
After a powerful storms hits many homeowners are faced with serious damage to their homes and more specifically their roofs. Thunderstorms, hailstorms and rain can cause debris to fall onto the roof and can even tear shingles from your roof. If you suspect that your roof has been damaged by a storm, it’s important that […]