2 Signs Your Commercial Building's Flat Roof Is Damaged


If you own and operate a business with a flat roof, you may suspect that it may have been damaged either by recent inclement weather or the wearing down of time. If so, look for the following signs that your building's flat roof has sustained damage and may not be fully up to local commercial code. Blistering or Bubbling on the Roof While walking around on the building's roof, look for any signs of blistering or bubbling under the surface of the roofing material.

24 February 2018

Protecting Your New Replacement Windows After They're Installed


Replacement windows are windows that are installed either after your other windows were damaged, or because your old windows needed updating. Either way, you are going to want to do all you can to protect your new windows. If you live in a very rough neighborhood, it becomes even more important to protect your windows. Here are some options. Bullet-Proof Glass Shields The reality of living in a rough neighborhood is that you will have the occasional bullet flying.

9 February 2018

Tired Of Annual, Small Roofing Repairs? Know When It's Time To Upgrade


If you keep patching and repairing the old roof on your home, and these small repairs are starting to add up, you have to be ready to evaluate if you should keep the roof and do repairs, or if it's time to upgrade your home's roof. Here are some of the things that you want to consider, if you're having a hard time figuring out what is the most practical choice.

30 January 2018

3 Things To Know About Working With Your Insurance Company To Fix Up Your Roof


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

3 Signs That Your Roof Needs To Be Replaced


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

Wooden Shingles Vs. Asphalt Tiles


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

3 Tips To Dealing With Storm Damage On The Exterior Of Your Home


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: A Better Option Than It Sounds


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

3 Tips To Help You When Installing A New Roof On Your Home


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

A Basic Guide Repairing Damaged Wooden Roof Shingle


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