Tips for Identifying a Creole Home and How to Choose the Best Roofing Material


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

Exploring Your Options For Commercial Roofing Materials


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

2 Main Types Of Roofing Underlayment


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

Time To Plan For The Roof? 3 Reasons You Should Go Green


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

Why You Should Leave Slate Installation To The Professionals


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

Learn How To Remove Moss From Your Roof Quickly And Easily


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

Two Tips To Help You Choose The Right Roofing Material


Whether you're considering roofing replacement, or you're in the process of building a new home and need to choose a roof, the material that you select is very important.  Choosing the wrong roofing material could have critical implications, especially since it could mean that the roof deteriorates prematurely and you have to get a new one.  Use this information to learn more about the considerations you should keep in mind so that you'll choose the right roofing material.

25 July 2016