Living in a historic home or community is a unique experience. Not only do you have a beautiful home, but you also have a piece of history. However, to maintain your historic rating, you have parameters, even when it comes to roof repairs. To ensure your repairs meet your needs and also meet the historic guidelines, here is some helpful information you can use. Research the Homes' History When you purchased the home, you should have received a detailed list of any updates made to the property.
16 January 2019
Solar panels not only provide you with a green source of energy. They also make your home more valuable and are a step towards reducing your dependence on "the grid." However, solar panels are large and bulky pieces of equipment, so installing them is not the simplest task. Here are a few tips to simplify the process. Have a contractor give you a quote. If you are confident climbing on the roof and you have some good DIY skills, you may be able to save money by installing the solar panels yourself.
12 December 2018
If you are considering improvements to help reduce the costs of running your business, you may want to start by looking at the roof. Today, many commercial roofing improvements can help reduce energy loss and provide valuable renewable resources for your business. Here are some commercial roofing improvements that will help reduce energy loss and add resources to your business. 1. Add Natural Light With The Addition of Commercial Skylights
5 November 2018
When there are problems with your home's roof, it may be necessary to have it re-roofed. Instead of starting from scratch, this process essentially places a new layer over existing structures. Re-roofing comes with the following advantages. Added Support If there are several structures around your roof that are not as strong as they need to be, they need to be repaired quickly. Otherwise, more damage will occur and your home's roof may not even be safe.
22 October 2018
In order to get the most out of your commercial roofing needs, it's important that you look into new and different ways to maintain it. If you look into options such as spray foam roofing, you will always be able to enjoy safety and comfort in your building. This in turn, allows you to move forward and do your best work. There are a lot of strategies that come into play when you are looking to get the most out of your commercial roofing needs.
3 October 2018
With hurricane season here, you want to prepare your home for severe weather. This means doing the maintenance and repairs that are needed to ensure your home does not endure more damage than necessary. You want to inspect your roof and do any small repairs, as well as prepare yourself with emergency materials for damage. Here are some tips to help prepare your roof and home for hurricane season and high winds:
12 September 2018
With proper installation and maintenance, skylights can be a useful addition to a commercial building. Simply adding a skylight to your building can raise the building's appraisal value, reduce your energy costs, reduce maintenance costs for electrical lighting, and improve the environment and boost productivity in offices. Although many people are familiar with the traditional skylight that has been around for years, there are many more options available. Modern skylight options do much more than let natural light into your building.
31 August 2018
Keeping gutters cleaned is essential to maintaining the health of your roof and foundation. If your gutters are clogged or dirty, water will not be able to properly run off of your roof and exit through the downspout to be diverted away from the foundation. But, cleaning your gutters can be a difficult job, which is why you may want to hire a professional. There are multiple gutter cleaning services in most cities and towns, making it easy to hire a professional.
30 July 2018
There are several manufacturers of roofing shingles, so you may be spoiled for choice when the time comes to replace your roof. While some people swear by one brand or another, the reality is that there are a few major differences between the major manufacturers. Here are some of the ways in which roofing shingles differ by manufacturer. The Shingles' Consistency Some manufacturers produce inconsistent shingles that are difficult to install and lead to a lot of waste.
18 July 2018
Having a flat roof on a structure offers a lot of convenience, but it also presents its own set of unique challenges when it comes time to fix it. It's wise to fully assess the situation before moving forward with a project. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you get started. Identify the Problem The remedy in any flat roof repair effort is largely dictated by the nature of the issue, so you want to take a close look at what's going on.
26 June 2018