Ice dams can damage your roof. They can cause problems with your shingles and let moisture get in under the shingles and leak into your house. If they are something that you are worried about, then you want to make sure that you take precautions. Heat Cables Heat cables are one way that you can help to prevent ice dams. You can place them in lines up and down your entire roof, which will help melt the snow and ice, or you can just place them along the edges by the eaves, which will allow any melt water to easily escape down the edges of the roof.
22 February 2017
If you've recently had a shiny, new metal roof installed on your residence, you may need some time to get used to how different it is from your old asphalt shingling roof. One of the things that's different about metal roofs is that they have different needs for care and maintenance. In fact, you can probably do more harm inadvertently while cleaning your metal roof than you'd do by simply never washing it at all.
27 January 2017
To make sure that you are keeping your roof in magnificent condition, you'll want to reach out to some roofers that are great at what they do, while understanding how you can also play your part. There are a number of steps that you can take to keep your roof durable and giving your home the best service. Follow these points and use them so that you're able to care for your roof.
19 January 2017
There is no better time to put some attention towards your roof than right before winter. The harsh winter weather can really put a beating on your roof throughout the season. The moment your roof starts to leak, you may be faced with cold air coming into your home, water that floods and damages your home, and a roof that completely gives out. When this happens, you could end up having to pay to replace your entire roof.
31 October 2016
Even distinct architectural styles can be hard to name if you lack the knowledge of all the styles that exist. A Creole home is an example of this problem, as most homeowners and residents of the Southern states have seen the style but might not know its official name. Why does it matter? Knowing the actual name can help you research the intricacies of the style, which will give you a better understanding of the structure and how to outfit it in building materials.
24 October 2016
When it comes to your business, the decisions you make can have a huge impact on your success and your profits. While the choices you make for the new roof on your building may not seem that important, you should know that the material you select will play a role in your energy bills and how long it will be before you have to put on another roof. Learn more about some of the roofing materials available for the roof on your workplace.
17 October 2016
Shingles may be the largest factor when it comes to protecting your roof from the elements, but they're not the only one. The underlayment below your shingles also has a crucial role to play. If you would like to learn more about the role of underlayment, as well as three of the most common types, read on. This article will provide a handy beginning guide to roofing underlayment. The Basic Idea
29 September 2016
If you're in the process of designing your home and you're trying to keep things as environmentally-friendly as possible, you might want to start on the roof. You might not realize this, but you can have a completely green roof on your home. Not sure what a green roof actually is? Well, it's a roof system designed to incorporate living plants. Here are three things you'll need to consider when choosing a green roof.
20 September 2016
If a section of your slate roof is broken, think twice before installing the replacement slates without the input of a roofing contractor. Trying to install the slates on your own can lead to several mistakes, such as these four: Choosing the Wrong Slates If you are installing the slates on your own, then it's almost certain that you will be buying them on your own. Unfortunately, this is where the mistakes might start.
23 August 2016
If you have recently bought a home that has moss growing on the roof, you need to address the problem right away. Moss growing on a roof can cause major damage because seeds of other plants can become trapped in it and start to take root. When that happens, it can cause significant damage to your shingles and your gutters. The guide below walks you through an easy way to get rid of moss growing on your roof.
16 August 2016