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Lumber Prices Surge in 2020

Wood Prices Surge

The price of lumber, a key home construction material, has tripled off its mid-lockdown lows. The rebounding home construction business has gotten antsy over lumber costs. Between April 1 and Aug. 27, commodity traders bid up lumber to $850 per 1,000 board feet from $260 according to MacroTrends. That’s a 227% jump up off a four-year […]

Top Benefits of Adding a Skylight to your Home

Adding a Skylight

If you’re looking for a simple way to add extra style, energy efficiency, and natural light to your home, as well as increase your vitamin D levels, consider getting a skylight, or even multiple skylights, installed. Natural Lighting Most people are looking for homes that receive a lot of natural light, and installing a skylight […]

Best kind of roofs to beat the heat

Slate Roof

The Kentucky heat is here and if you think 90 degrees outside is hot, you should feel how hot it is on your roof! We have some great roofing solutions that can help to beat the heat which will not only make your home cooler inside but save you money on air conditioning as well. […]

What is a Roof Pitch?

What is a roof pitch?

In building construction, the roof pitch is a numerical measure of the steepness of a roof. Roofs may be functionally flat or “pitched”. The pitch of a roof is its vertical rise divided by its horizontal span (or “run”), what is called “slope” in geometry and stair construction, or the tangent function in trigonometry. Roof […]

Top Room Additions in Kentucky

Peterson Room additions

Check out some of the most sought after room additions that home owner’s make and that home buyer’s are seeking Garage – You have two main options to choose from for the design – you can have a detached garage which stands on its own, away from the house, where you could also consider a […]

Asphalt Shingles

Peterson Roofing Asphalt Shingle

Asphalt Shingles have been around since 1903 and became really popular throughout America by 1939. These type of shingles are still the most widely used today.   They are perfect for homeowners as they provide superior protection against water and come in a wide varieties of designer colors.  The asphalt shingles of today have many more […]

Why a Soffit and Fascia are Important

Soffit and Facia

Its that time of year – Springtime and that means lots of rain.  As your home emerges from the Winter, your roof’s health is very important. The Soffit and Fascia are two of the most overlooked parts of your roof but are very important. What is a Soffit? A Soffit is the exposed siding underneath […]

Best roofing types for solar panels.

Roof types for solar panels

Solar power and solar panels installed on your roof are more and more common on residences with over 3 million current installations in the U.S. and that number is expected to more than double by 2023. But do you need a new roof before you put solar panels on? Most solar panels last 25-30 years […]