Your homeowner's insurance company is not going to cover regular maintenance to your roof. However, if your roof is damaged in a storm, your homeowner's insurance company will help you pay to fix up your roof. If you suspect that your roof was damaged in a recent storm, you need to contact your insurance company and file a claim, find a roofing contractor, pay your deductible, and make sure your roofing contractor gets paid.
19 January 2018
Have you recently purchased a home? Are you starting to suspect that the roof is older than you were told during the purchase negotiations? As a roof gets older, it becomes more and more likely that it will need to be replaced in the near future. Although a roof may last for decades, it is also possible for a roof to age prematurely and need to be replaced sooner than it would normally.
9 January 2018
Roof replacement is the type of home remodel that homeowners have to save years for. Even though it is very costly project, is one that is often well worth it. Adding a different roofing material on top of your deck is going to have so many positive impacts for your property. Of course, you need to think about all of the various material options on the market. This article looks closely at two of the most popular roofing materials for residential properties.
20 December 2017
When a storm causes damage to your property, there are many areas that may be damaged, including the roofing, woodwork and exterior finishes like siding. Once the danger of a storm has passed, you will be ready to inspect the damage and get started with the repairs that are needed. Here are some tips that will help you deal with the storm damage to your home: 1. Inspecting Damage That Needs Emergency Repairs
12 December 2017
Wooden roofing might not sound like a good idea at first. Wood absorbs moisture, and what about termites? Won't they just chew through the roof, causing leaks? Well... not exactly. Wooden roofs are a much better choice than you might assume, largely because they are made from cedar, a coniferous wood with some unique properties. Here's a closer look at why cedar works so well on a roof top. Cedar oils are unappealing to insects.
30 November 2017
Eventually, roofing needs to be replaced, which may be due to various causes, such as wear, storm damage or other causes. When you are roofing becomes worn, there are many options for installing a new roof, such as doing energy improvements and changing materials. Here are some tips that will help you when installing a new roof on your home: 1. Recognizing When It Is Time to Have a New Roof Installation Done
19 November 2017
Roofing materials can get damaged in a number of ways. Small splits in wood shingles, peeling up asphalt tiles, or cracked clay tile roofs can all be small problems at first. However, in each case, the problem becomes much more severe if you leave it alone. It is always better to fix the problem as soon as you discover it. Of course, roofing issues often get missed because you don't actually see your roof on a daily basis.
8 November 2017
The transition from autumn to winter warms the hearts of many who look forward to cozy nights around the fire or the cheer of winter holidays. But your seasonal tranquility could hit a major snag if you discover too late that your roof wasn't as ready to greet Old Man Winter as you were. Before you settle down to welcome the change of seasons, make sure you've asked yourself the following four critical questions about the state of your roof.
27 October 2017
If you have noticed a small leak in your roof that has asphalt shingles, and you don't have the money to replace the entire roof, there are some things you will want to consider. The roofing contractor can talk with you about your different options for repair and some options that can prevent this from becoming a problem in the future that are still within your budget. You want to call a professional roofing company that specializes in repairs and have them assess your damages and give you the estimated cost for the following things.
17 October 2017
Was there large pieces of ice hitting your roof during a recent hailstorm? Did you perform an inspection to make there the ice didn't cause any damage? You might be making a big mistake by not finding out if the hail caused damage, as even minor damage can eventually lead to reconstruction being needed. For instance, if the hail knocked off one shingle, it is wise to get it replaced. Take a look at the information below to learn about hail damaged roofs.
5 October 2017