If you have decided to use solar power to generate electricity for even part of your home, you will be saving money and the environment. You may have contacted a solar company to discuss how much power you need to generate, how many panels you will need, and what type of storage batteries to use for times when there is not enough sunlight. While this is a good start, before you go any further you are going to need to talk with a roofing contractor.
1 October 2018
If you find numerous squirrels, rats, or even birds living in your attic, you may check your gutters and siding for holes. But your roof vent may actually be the reason so many critters are living in your attic. The shingles around the base of your roof vent may be damaged. Here's how pests use your roof vent to enter your home and how you can repair the vent now.
15 September 2018
Is it time for a new roof and you're thinking about a change of style? Fortunately, when it comes to asphalt shingles, you have many choices when it comes to the color. When choosing a color for your roof, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Asphalt shingles can last for decades, so you want to make sure you choose a color wisely. The following information can ensure you make a choice that you can live with and appreciate for many years to come.
30 August 2018
A roof is an investment, since it is the main barrier between your home and weather damage. Taking care of your roof can help extend its life while also protecting your home's interior. The following are a few tasks you should do that will help prevent damage to your roofing. Keep your gutters clean Gutters may seem like a minor thing that would have little impact on a roof, but the opposite is true.
30 July 2018
Tin roofs were common on colonial-era homes, and quite a few homes built in this time period still retain their original roof. Unfortunately, lack of maintenance has caused severe rust damage to many of these beautiful roofs. If you or a family member own a home with an old tin roof, it's worth restoring it instead of replacing it. You'll preserve the historical appeal of your home while protecting the interior of the home from leaks.
11 July 2018
Roof cleaning is definitely a service that is easy for most people to forget about. Many people don't really look closely at the roof, and never even notice problems unless they are severe. That is, many people never do anything to their roof unless their is damage that is visible from the ground, if their is moss growing on the shingles, or if the roof is actually leaking. But, if you are smart, you can have your roof cleaned by professionals and make sure that the colors look clean and new.
27 June 2018
If you are ready to upgrade your roof, you need to think more than just what material and style you want. That is, once you decide what material you are going to use on your roof, you need to decide how you are going to insulate it. The insulation on your roof is vital because it has such an impact on the overall energy efficiency of your home. Much of the heat transfer, during both the winter and summer, happens on the roof.
4 June 2018