How To Protect Your Roof In A Hurricane

It doesn’t matter whether it is a powerful tropical depression or a catastrophic hurricane that your household has to face. Flying debris, torrential downpour, and wind gusts can cause major damages to the house and roof. Your roofing is particularly vulnerable because of its large exposed surface area. If your roof has torn-off shingles, you will be running the risks of water entering the house via roof decks and they can cause a lot of damage to the ceiling and walls. Luckily there are certain Read More +

The Best Energy-Efficient Roofing Option

As you think about how the sun beats directly onto your home’s roof, you can understand the importance of roof insulation. The extreme heat that your roof experiences are something that roofing manufacturers understand too well. This is why they’ve started to make materials like roof insulation that do a better job of reflecting the sun’s heat instead of absorbing it. By doing so it’s able to keep your home much cooler. There are many great options available today when it comes to roof efficiency. Read More +

Roof Insulation And Roof Ventilation For The Summer

When you are considering home insulation work, one of the more significant aspects is roof insulation and roof ventilation. But attics are rarely seen by the homeowners and you probably do not use yours regularly either. Therefore it is easy to lose sight of the condition of the roof. You mustn’t neglect the roof. Proper roof insulation and ventilation can save you a great deal of energy and it also lowers the utility costs of the home. This is achieved not only in the winter Read More +

Adding New Roof Insulation Over The Old Insulation

When was the last time you decided to take the ladder and go up the attic? In most cases, it will be years or in some cases, you would not have gone up at all. But, it might just be the time for roof insulation. Remember, roof insulation keeps the home feeling comfortable and energy-efficient. However, it may be damaged and it could be the time for getting the home re-insulated. You may wonder whether it is possible to add new insulation on top of Read More +

Roof Maintenance Is The Key To Roofing

Your roof is just like anything else that serves you.  Be it a tool or even a pet, you should do your own roof maintenance at the est of your ability as a precaution and a remedy for when things go awry. The roof is the largest area coverage of your home and since it’s on top of the house it is out of sight and unfortunately too often out of mind.  People don’t look into the problems that a damaged or compromised roof can Read More +

DIY Roof Maintenance Saves Time, Money & Misery

Since the roof is the primary defense against the elements, its maintenance is a major priority for all homeowners.  The roof is usually installed with all the protections necessary to keep temperatures at reasonable levels, protect from water damage such as rain and snow, and ice.  It also protects against debris and wildlife including insects.  Its careful construction should last for years but it still calls for the responsibility of the homeowner to keep a weather eye out for trouble. First of all, one should Read More +

A Shingle Roof Can Be Painted For Beauty And Protection

It may sound strange for someone to paint a shingle roof, but it’s not that uncommon and there are some benefits most people may not understand. First of all, a shingle roof’s primary goal is to protect the home or structure. Goofing around with it could lead to damage occurring thus compromising the safety and durability of the roofing. Painting the shingle roof, however, can enhance safety and durability if done just right. Luckily there are a variety of outdoor paints available for painting a Read More +