It happens to everyone at some point in time: You notice a dark stain on the ceiling or streaks on your walls. Or even worse, you see droplets or a stream of water flowing from these areas. Your roof is leaking! Leaks seems to come from out of the blue, for no good reason at […]
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.
During severe storms roofs and roofing materials can easily become damaged. Not all roof damage is easy to see from the ground, nor is it readily apparent to the untrained eye. You have to know what to look for when it comes to identifying roof damage after a storm. The most common damage to roofs […]
Roof leaks are a problem in any weather, but a roof that starts to leak during a heavy rainstorm can quickly turn into a major emergency. Here are some facts you might not have known about leaks. Rain doesn’t fall straight down. This is a common misconception. All it takes is a strong force of wind to change the direction that rain […]
Asphalt shingles roofs are the most common and usually the most inexpensive roofing solution – they are low-maintenance and easy to install, but tend to be less resistant to wind and strong rain than alternative solutions like metal, slate or tile roofs. The average lifespan of asphalt shingles ranges from 20 to 40 years depending on […]