Repairing Storm Damage To Your Roof
8 March 2017
Damage to the roof of your home, either from a storm or other means, needs to be dealt with quickly. Water leaking through the roof can damage many things inside the home and cause problems structurally as well. If you home has damage to the roof after a storm, having it inspected and obtaining a repair estimate right away should be a priority. You will need one to file an insurance claim but more importantly, you need to get the roof fixed to keep your family, home, and belongs safe from further problems.
Tips to Help Ensure Your Slate Roof Lasts for Generations With Minimal Maintenance and Care
3 March 2017
If you want to have an attractive new roof on your home, slate is a good choice of material. Slate is a natural rock material that will require some maintenance to ensure that it lasts for many years. You may need to do repairs like replace cracked tiles or clean the roof to ensure it lasts. Here are a few tips that will help ensure your slate roof lasts for generations and always looks like new:
Understanding Stair Step Shingle Installation And Why It Is Ideal
19 December 2016
If you need a new roof on your home, then you probably already know that an asphalt shingle variety is your most inexpensive option. The shingles cost about $80 to $100 per 100 square feet, and labor is around $3 per square foot. If you have been speaking to different contractors, then you may have asked some specific questions about installation. If one or several professionals have informed you that they use the stair step method of installation, then keep reading to understand what this is and why it may be preferable to other installation types.
Where Exactly Is Your Roof's Leak Coming From?
4 November 2016
If your roof leaks constantly, and you've patched every hole in the roof that you can easily find or access, have a roofer check the flashing around your chimney and main vent stack for deterioration. These locations can hide problems that allow rainwater in the spring and melting snow in the winter to leak into your roof, attic, and ceiling. Before you climb your roof again, here's how deteriorated flashing endangers your roof and what you can do to fix the issues without risking your safety or sanity.