Many homeowners are familiar with the responsibilities that go into maintaining a family home. Our roofing system is the first line of defense when it comes to protecting us from the elements. That being said, we tend to take our roofs for granted. It is highly recommended that you perform regular inspections around your property. … Continue reading The Benefits of Getting a New Roof
Are Energy Efficient Windows Worth it?
According to the Department of Energy, 25-30% of all home’s heating and cooling is used to combat heat transfer through their windows. That’s a significant amount of energy lost through your windows, however, there is good news. If you are wanting to remedy your situation, you can consider replacing your windows with more energy-efficient ones.… Continue reading Are Energy Efficient Windows Worth it?
When to Replace your House Siding?
Modern materials typically used for siding on residential homes have improved and are designed for longevity. However, even the best materials are subject to wear and damage and will eventually need to be replaced. Below are some common signs that your siding is beyond repair and needs to be replaced to avoid further damage to… Continue reading When to Replace your House Siding?
Roofing Ventilation 101: What You Need to Know
The science and standards behind roofing systems have dramatically advanced since the 1940s. Back then, roofs were usually built with clay tiles that were non-uniform and loose fitting. Improvements were made and by the 1990s, contractors were using what we would normally consider modern roofing tiles and shingles. The issue for many homes built during… Continue reading Roofing Ventilation 101: What You Need to Know
How to Know If You Should Repair or Replace Your Roof
Many people wonder when they should repair or replace their roofs. For example, a leaking roof should not be ignored. You should be concerned if pooling water can be found in your attic or on your walls. Water will discolor areas on your ceiling, usually ringed with brownish circles. If you see stains on your… Continue reading How to Know If You Should Repair or Replace Your Roof