Filed under: Roof, Roofing, Shingles
(BPT) – From intense heat to extreme snow, your roof protects your house from the elements all year long. When is the last time you checked to make sure your roof was in good shape? No matter what the seasons are like in your area, now is the time to begin preparation for extreme weather by giving your roof a second look.-
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement, Roof, Windows
(ARA) – It’s beautiful outside and the last thing you want to do is spend all of your spare time working on your home when you could be playing or spending time with loved ones.
Filed under: Doors, Energy Efficiency, Roof, Windows
(ARA) – Homeowners expect to get a bill from their utility company each month, but opening one for a particularly expensive month can be a real shocker. If your bills seem consistently higher than what they should be, it’s time to look for hidden energy drains and consider some changes that can make a huge difference.
Filed under: Energy Efficiency, Roof, Skylights, Solar Energy, Ventilation, Water Heater
(ARA) – Enlightenment isn’t just a state of mind – it can also be an important energy-saving state of being for your home’s roof. By “enlightening” your roof, you can use less energy, save money, and dress up the interior of your home at the same time.
Filed under: Contractor Selection, Home Improvement, Roof, Roofing, Roofing Contractors
Your house’s roof is its primary protection against wear and climatic conditions. The roof, probably the most important aspects of your house, is also sometimes the most ignored portion of many homes. Small leakages on the roof sometimes remain unnoticed which can lead to a considerable damage. Property owners think of these issues as minor problems and tend to ignore them Until there is a major breakdown. Do not ignore these issues! The appropriate step would be to employ a roofing contractor.
Filed under: Contractor Selection, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation Contractors, Roof, Roofing, Roofing Contractors
According to the National Roofing Contractors Association the average life span of the roof is somewhere around 20 years. If your are experiencing problems such as minor leaks and cracks and your roof is fairly new, you may be able to fix the issue by carrying out proper maintenance. However, if the problems you are experiencing are major or the last time you had replaced your roof was longer than 20 years, then you may need to install a new roof. Please note that the life span of the roof depends on the material used, climate conditions and regular maintenance. Some types of metal roofs in a warm region could have a life span of over 50 years. The 20 year estimate discussed above is just an approximate and applies to common shingle roofs.
Filed under: Roof, Roofing, Shingles, Slate Roofing
(ARA) – For some people, selecting roofing material is an afterthought, but savvy homeowners, remodelers and builders know a beautiful roof creates architectural appeal that can top any other residence in the neighborhood.
Filed under: Basement, Deck and Patios, Gutter, Roof, Roofing, Shingles
(ARA) – Storms are a natural part of summer. After a storm has passed and it is safe to go outside, take stock of your home and repair any minor damage caused by the storm. Repairing minor problems quickly can help ensure they don’t evolve into major headaches.
Filed under: Cedar Roofing, Home Renovation, Roof, Roofing
(ARA) – The roof is one of the most critical ways a family can protect the investment and comfort of a cherished home. Innovative composite technology is delivering the best of all worlds: beauty, durability, sustainability and maintenance-free living.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Energy Efficiency, Insulation, Roof, Windows, Winterization
(ARA) – Winter may cause many homeowners to contemplate a new heating system or other major investments, but some small, smart investments can often go just as far toward protecting your home and saving you cash. Through the proper home maintenance techniques, you can keep typical damage caused by snow, ice and rain at bay and avoid major home repairs.