Wood Shingles Vs. Tile Roofing


Updating your roof is a smart investment because it can have so many potential knock-on effects. Besides drastically improving the exterior style of your property, it can also make your house more energy efficient, it can end water leaks, and it can stabilize your roofing structure. Of course, not all roofing products are one and the same. Concrete or Clay Tiles Concrete and clay tile roofs are popular because they generally outlast all of the other common residential roofing materials.

9 September 2017

The Best Material For Fascia Boards


Fascia boards are an important piece of your roof. The fascia board is the most important element of your roofline, It is not only a central style feature on your roof, it is also important when it comes to the structural integrity of your roofline. So, you need to choose a material that is both stylish and durable. This article explains the two most popular materials for fascia boards: Wooden Fascia Boards

30 August 2017

Basic Information About Replacing Your Home's Siding


Siding can be an economical, attractive and durable exterior covering for your home. However, homeowners will frequently be fairly unaware and uninformed when it comes to this part of their homes. This can lead to potentially serious problems as this type of covering will eventually need to be replaced if you are to protect the aesthetics and structural integrity of your house. What Are The Signs That Your Home's Siding Is Needing To Be Replaced?

18 August 2017

Four Roof Care Tips For Homeowners


The roof that is on your home will be responsible for both keeping rain and snow out of the house while also keeping the cool or warm air inside. Problems with the roof can spell major hazards for the home, which will require a homeowner to be able to act quickly if they are to avoid these issues. To help you with protecting your home and roof against these potential problems, you will want to have a strong understanding of several key roofing points:

11 August 2017

Which Shingle Material Is Right For You?


Each homeowner has their own preferences when it comes to shingle materials Some are better for cost savings, while others are built to be impenetrable to most forces of nature. Here are some common shingle types to choose from. Metal When you choose metal roofing materials, you are saving yourself a lot of hassle in the future. These shingles are resistant to many of the erosive materials that tend to get asphalt and other shingles; you won't have to worry about rot, for instance.

2 August 2017

Two Advantages Of Metal Roofing


What is the most important cost associated with purchasing roofing? Because it is the first cost you must consider, you may think that installation cost is the only thing you should worry about. If this is the case for you, then buy asphalt shingles, which are the least expensive roofing material in terms of initial cost. On the other hand, while metal roofing is more expensive initially, it will help you to save money over the life of your roof in at least two important ways.

27 July 2017

Think Your Home's Metal Roof Is Damaged? Look For These 3 Things


Is your home's metal roof showing its age? If so, you may be concerned that there is damage to the roof that can cause a leak to ruin the inside of your home. Here are three ways to look for potential damage on a metal roof. Look for Pooling Water Take a look at your roof after a recent rainfall and look for areas where you have pooling water. If you find pooling water, then this is a big warning sign that something is wrong.

26 July 2017

How to Deal With Moss & Algae on Your Roof


Moss and algae are two of the most common plants that grow on roofs. It is really common especially in areas of the country that get a lot of moisture, such as the Pacific Northwest. If you have moss or algae on your roof, you should not leave it there and allow it to continue to grow and fester. Here is what you need to do to get rid of moss and algae on your roof.

20 July 2017

Keeping Your Roof's Asphalt Shingles Clean


If you recently had a new set of asphalt shingles installed on your home's rooftop, it is likely you are enjoying the improved appearance they provide to your property. Asphalt shingles require some simple maintenance steps be taken in keeping them looking new for as long as possible. Failing to take precautions in the care of your roof can lead to shingles that wear prematurely. Here are some tips you can use to keep your shingles in great condition for a long time.

17 July 2017

3 Reasons Why The Moss On Your Shingled Roof Is More Than An Eyesore


If you have moss growing on the shady part of your shingled roof, you may believe it is just an ugly eyesore. However, there are three reasons why the moss is much more than a mark against the appearance of your home. Moss Retains Moisture One of the reasons that moss starts growing on the shady areas of your roof is because the shingles stay wet longer without direct sunlight to dry them out.

11 July 2017