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
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?
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?
The science and standards behind home roofing systems has really advanced since the 1940s. Back then roofs were usually built with clay tiles that were non-uniform and loose fitting. Things gradually got better and by the 1990s contractors were using what we would normally consider modern roofing tiles and shingles. The issue for many homes… Continue reading Roofing Ventilation 101: What You Need to Know
Why windows need replacing Windows tend to be like any other appliance or utility in the home. We use and enjoy them on a daily basis without giving much thought to their deterioration and eventual wear and tear. Although replacing damaged or old windows is usually not the most enjoyable experience, it can provide the… Continue reading Benefits of Energy Efficient Windows
Home improvement can be a stressful situation, especially in unexpected situations that arise due to an accident or natural damage resulting from a storm. When it comes to replacing your roof, homeowners are faced with a challenging decision. They need to weigh the potential costs or professionally replacing the roof, with the benefits a new… Continue reading Benefits of a Roof Replacement for Your Home
Homeowners know that owning a home is an investment of hundreds of thousands to even millions of dollars. For most people, their home is going to be the most expensive thing they will ever own through the course of their lives. When you look at it this way, anything that threatens your home is something… Continue reading Ways Your Roof can be Damaged
The real question you may be asking yourself is, “do I need to replace my roof?” The answer is that home roofing systems are designed to last a long time, perhaps even past your lifetime. That being said, roofs can have issues which usually points to its age. Below are some things to watch for… Continue reading How to Tell that your Roof is Old?
Having a home means maintaining the home. There are many utilities, machines, fixtures and areas of your home that will need to be inspected and repaired with time. There are many items that are almost immediately repaired when they are damaged. I leaking water heater for example with sure get your attention fast. On the… Continue reading How to tell if your Roof is in Need of Repairs
Late Thursday night and early Friday morning brought an end of season snowstorm. At this time of year, Salt Lakers are torn about how to feel about an unexpected snowfall. Some meet the snow with anger, undoubtedly ready for spring, flowers and warm weather. Others were excited to have one last taste of winter, and… Continue reading Last Spring Snowstorm Causes Problems for Homeowners