Considerations for Flat Roof Repair

Flat roofs aren’t unique when it comes to commercial buildings, but for homes, up until recently they’ve been somewhat rare. Flat roofs are becoming a popular choice for homeowners and developers building new homes with a more modern appeal. But, with flat roofs come different methods of care and repair. Here are some things to […]

Pros and Cons of Layering Roof Shingles

Your roof is one of the most essential parts of your home. Like many home improvement projects, replacing a roof can be a pricey and even daunting task, especially if you haven’t done it before. If you’ve done some research on roofing, you’ve probably heard about layering new roof shingles over old ones, which can be easier and […]

Metal Roof Maintenance Do’s and Don’ts

Low maintenance is a major selling point of metal roofs. Under normal conditions, a quality metal roof will outlast almost any other material. But, there are always things you can do to make sure your roofing system stays looking beautiful and performing like it should. Below are tips for extending the life of your metal […]

Inspecting for Roof Damage After a Storm

Fall came in with a bang this year, didn’t it? After the storm we just had, homeowners should be concerned about their roofs. Those brutal, 90 mph winds and heavy rains caused a ton of damage to many roofs in the area, from a few missing shingles to gaping holes caused by broken tree branches. […]

Roofing Warranties Explained: Part One– Workmanship

Your roof has a big job, and a lot can go wrong with it. If it begins to fail, should you blame the shingles, the contractor, or yourself? To keep the lines of responsibility clear, contractors and manufacturers have warranties that promise to uphold certain expectations but also help them avoid liability for problems that […]

Using Rain Chains as Downspouts

Here in the Pacific Northwest, managing gutters and downspouts is an almost constant struggle. It’s all fun and games in the Summer. But if we’re not prepared for Fall, clogs, misaligned downspouts, and other problems can sneak up, requiring hasty repairs to get ahead of the bad weather. If you plan ahead for the rainy […]

Key Factors in The Cost of a New Roof

A new roof generally isn’t going to be a minor investment. But, there are few other components of your home that are more important. If you decide to do it yourself or cut corners in other ways, you could wind up spending more on repairs that you would have if you’d hired an experienced contractor […]

Don’t Get Stuck in an Attic Vent Trap

Attics are both very useful and inconvenient at the same time. If you wonder how this could be, consider the pros and cons. Attics can provide indispensable storage space, but the things that can be stored in an attic are often limited to boxes and other small items that are light enough to be hoisted […]
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