You may have heard the term “box gutter” and wondered what they are. Box gutters are a unique gutter system, but they’re generally not the go-to choice for homes. Why is that? In this blog post, the local siding and gutters specialists at Roof Masters shed some light on what box gutters are and why they’re not suited for residential installations.
Your roof shields you and your loved ones from the elements. It’s a vital part of your home, so keeping it in top condition should be a priority. However, various types of debris can seriously threaten your roof’s integrity. As a window replacement and roof installation expert, we’ll help you understand these threats and guide you in taking the first step toward preserving the lifespan and functionality of your roof.
Choosing the right color for your home’s siding is more important than you think. It plays a significant role in your home’s curb appeal, and the right shade can influence its market value. Several factors need careful consideration. But don’t worry! Whether you’re drawn towards trendy hues or classic tones, siding and roof maintenance expert Roof Masters will help you select a color that suits your style and enhances your property value.
Whether you have a new asphalt shingle roofing system installed or have an existing one that’s continuing to protect your home from the local weather, it pays to know for sure if it’s been correctly installed. Read on as Roof Masters takes a look at the key features of a well-installed asphalt shingle roof.
During hot and humid summers and cold, snowy winters, it’s critical to keep your asphalt shingle roofing system in top shape. A sturdy, well-maintained roof can successfully protect you and your valuables from the elements while also keeping the interiors comfortable. However, incorrect maintenance is just as bad as outright neglecting to maintain your roof.
Windows are everywhere, and you would think that cleaning them is a pretty straightforward task. While cleaning your windows seems easy enough, a lot of homeowners still have a tough time simply because they weren’t taught how to properly clean their windows and have developed some pretty bad habits that actually do more harm than good.
A roof repair or replacement job is no joke and can cost tens of thousands of dollars depending on the scope of the work. Aside from the cost, a large home improvement project can potentially alter your lifestyle and daily routine for weeks or even months.
Even if you install the best roofing system that money can buy, the protection that it will give you will be incomplete without the support of proper gutters. Your gutters have the crucial job of redirecting water away from your home so that it does not weaken or damage other structures like your windows, siding or even your home’s foundation. But with so many gutter styles available, it can sometimes be daunting… Continue Reading
Not a lot of homeowners think about roofing ventilation, but you’d be surprised at how big of a role letting your roof “breathe” has in keeping it functional and ensuring it lasts. It’s very important then that you make sure you have proper attic ventilation.
Most homeowners will know the type of roofing material they are using, but not the rest of the components of their roofing system, such as soffits and fascia boards. What are these two? Soffits are tucked underneath roof overhangs and cover the bottom of rafter tails while fascia boards run horizontally across the roof edge and face outward. They sound simple in function, but damage to these components can put… Continue Reading