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.
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
Wear and tear occurs on a standard shingle roof over time – but this is normal and won’t usually need a closer look unless there’s a leak. What you should be wary of is storm damage, which can shorten the life of the system and result in an early roof replacement. But how exactly does a major weather event damage your roof?
When you’re in the market for a new home, it’s important to give your prospects a good inspection. Some home components are bigger investments than others so you can’t skip them or take the seller’s word for it. One of those components is the roofing system. It might not seem like an easy thing to do, but inspecting the roof and making sure it’s intact and healthy can save you a lot… Continue Reading
Roofers are often busy after a storm. A particularly strong storm can deal enough damage to any type of roofing system to necessitate major repairs and even replacements.
When planning to remodel your home’s exterior, there are a few things you need to consider, such as finding the right material and who to hire for the job. There are also other things you should avoid doing so you won’t waste your time and money.
Siding replacement requires careful planning to ensure that you have all your bases covered. So, knowing how to create this plan is important if you want to keep the project within budget. Here’s what you need to consider:
Metal roofs can be expensive. And, while you may think you have the budget for it, the price for a metal roof depends on a lot of factors. Yet, the benefits of this roof often outweigh the costs.
Excess moisture on your roof is not a good thing. Sitting water after a rain shower and an ice dam buildup during heavy snows often mean you have issues with your roof. Unless they’re addressed immediately and by professionals, you’re only setting yourself up for more leaks, damage and a very costly repair.