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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 […]

What is a roof water barrier?

What is a roof water barrier

A roof water barrier is a self adhering rubberized membrane that protects your roof from leaking due to excessive water conditions. These conditions occur during wind driven rain and even more so during water back from ice dams. There are several areas of your roof especially susceptible to the water penetration that ice and water […]

Can you replace a roof in the rain?

Install a roof in the rain

Not without risk! While some roofing projects can be completed in as little as a day, the average home re-roof with take several days. It is best to wait until conditions are clear, and your roof is dry, to make any repairs and installations. A slick roof can put workers at risk, and increases the […]

What To Look For When Checking For Hail Damage

Hail damage, beyond the obvious is difficult to spot, especially if you aren’t sure what to look for. Hail can cause serious damage to your home and property. Here is a checklist for things to look for when inspecting for hail damage. Dented Gutters & Downspouts Look for dents and dings on gutters and downspouts. […]

Homeowners Insurance and Hail Damage

Homeowners Insurance and Hail Damage

Hail is one of the most common causes of damage to homes, roofs, and cars. While hail is more common in parts of the country that experience humidity and frequent thunderstorms/tornadoes, it can strike anywhere. In 2017, hail damage affected more than 10.7 million properties and insured losses tipped the $10 billion mark in 2018. […]

How To Make Your Roof More Energy Efficient

Make Your Roof More Energy Efficient

The new trend of a “living roof” is the ultimate in energy efficient and environmentally friendly roofing. While this isn’t workable for everyone depending on their home, location, and budget, there are several more economical ways to help decrease your energy bills by making a few alterations to your roof. Here are a few tips […]

Types of Shingles

Types of Shingles

If you’re looking to replace your roof, the options are seemingly endless. Technology has improved roofing options, but the tired and true options are still popular. When choosing a shingle material there are several things to consider such as climate, budget, available options, and your vision for your home. Each type of shingle comes with […]

2020 Roofing Trends

2020 Roofing Trends

Many homeowners like to stay up to date on the latest trends for design and home improvement, including one of the most important aspects of your home-the roof. Here are several roofing trends to look for in 2020. Metal Metal roofs have been around for a while, but are growing in popularity due to easy […]

Will Snow Collapse My Roof?

Will snow collpase my roof?

It’s officially winter and snow is imminent. The snow that collects on your roof can cause damage if it gets too heavy, and possibly leaks if there are holes if your roof or framing. Collapse is more common in areas that experience yearly heavy snowfall and occurs because of damage and/or poor design and construction. […]