If you're about to have your roof repaired or replaced, you'll need to take some steps to help protect your yard before the roofers come. While you might have already taken things off the interior walls that could potentially fall from the vibrations caused by hammering, these things should be done to the outside. More Outdoor Furniture and Decorations Do you have lawn or patio furniture outside of your home? You should move these items farther away from the house or into a garage or shed.
27 February 2017
Homeowners should always check the roof of their house after a storm. You do not want to wait until you have a leak. A storm does not have to produce hail or rain torrents to cause damage. Strong winds alone can cause you to repair or replace your roof. However, you do not want to wait until you have a leak before finding out there is a problem. If you choose to wait, then a minor repair can turn into a serious repair.
15 February 2017
Metal roof care is pretty hands free, since metal is such a durable type of roofing material and metal roofs are designed to take a beating from the weather and pretty much just breeze through it. However, there are some things you can do to help your metal roof stay in tip-top shape, such as periodically clearing away debris with a long-handled broom or brush. There are other types of "
27 January 2017
If you're starting to look for a roofing company to replace or repair your roof, you may find that you're often given the advice to ensure a company is "bonded and insured" before you hire them. On the surface, this makes sense; insurance protect you and the roofing company financially. But in order to really vet those roofing companies properly, it's important that you know a bit more about what bonding and insurance actually are and how they work.
19 January 2017
With many business owners concerned about getting their spaces up to snuff with the latest energy saving techniques, it's surprising that some people overlook their roof as a major source of potential energy savings. There are many factors that can affect the energy savings of your roof, and many can be installed or improved after the fact. State of Repair and Quality of Roofing Job The first factor to consider is whether the roofing job has been done to standard.
28 October 2016
Properties that are located in areas with a lot of rain will greatly benefit from gutters. As long as they are well-maintained, they can keep water from puddling near the foundation. The downspouts can shoot water far away from the structure, or you can use rain barrels to collect all of the rainfall. But, gutters are not indestructible, and they require regular maintenance. Once you've taken the time to install your gutters, you'll want to keep them in excellent condition through the years.
20 September 2016
If your home's roof sags in the center, it's probably time replace it with a new one. A sagging roof can develop from a number of things, including water ponding and structural damage to the support beams and trusses. If you don't replace your roof or repair the structural damage, the roof may collapse inward. Here are possible reasons for your sagging roof and what you can do to solve it.
11 August 2016