roofing basics and choosing replacement materials

Why Regular Gutter Cleaning Is So Important

With so many outdoor chores on your to-do list, it's easy to forget about your residential gutters, especially if they're not causing you any issues. But if it's been awhile since you've cleared them, it's best to bump that chore to the top of your list because clogged gutters can lead to several different problems that can be very costly to fix. Reducing the Risk of Roof Damage Repairing or replacing a roof is often one of the most expensive things homeowners ever have to pay for.   Read More...

Just Got Cedar Shake Roofing? Know How To Care For It

Did you just have a cedar shake roof installed in your home? While you'll immediately notice the gorgeous color of the roofing material, you'll want to take some steps to ensure it looks great for a long time. Caring for a new cedar shake roof is important because it can lose its color from lack of maintenance over the years. These tips will help your roof look its best: Clean the Surface   Read More...

Tile Vs. Wood Roofing

Remodeling your roof is a major investment because it has such a huge impact on the style of your home. In reality, your roofing product, color, and style can pretty much define your home style. If you want to redo your roof to make your home stand out from your neighbors, you have a lot of options. This article compares tile to wood. These are both popular roofing products, but one might be more suitable for your home.   Read More...

Four Signs Your Roof May Not Survive The Next Storm Season Unscathed

If you are gearing up for the storm season, you should have your roof inspected to confirm that it will weather the storm without serious damage. This is especially necessary if your roof is old, is poorly maintained or if it has been long since it was inspected. In fact, you should suspect that your roof may be damaged in the next storm if: Installations on the Roof Aren't Properly Attached   Read More...

What To Do If You Can'T Afford To Replace Your Roof

It can cost up to $25,000 to replace a roof, sometimes more depending on the size of the home and the type of materials used. While keeping your roof in tiptop shape is essential to staying safe and protecting your home's market value, it can be tough coming up with the money to pay for a replacement. Here are a couple of options available to you if you can't afford to replace your roof.   Read More...