When you spot that tell-tale drip of water coming down from your ceiling, it might be tempting to panic. But if you keep a clear head and follow the right steps, you’ll get it fixed in no time. 1. Minimize Damage. The second you notice a leak, place a large bucket or other container under … Continue reading What to do when your Roof is leaking?
Winter is on our doorstep here in east Tennessee/Southwest Virginia. The winter season is rather notorious for dishing out unrelenting punishment on your home’s exterior from your roof down to your siding, so it’s best to tick the boxes on your preparation check list. Here’s a winter-proofing checklist from your most trusted roofing contractor. Roofs, … Continue reading A Winter Preparation Checklist
A new roof can provide many benefits; however, there are many homeowners who have gone through the process of a replacement only to discover that the new roof has failed in some manner too soon. There are a few reasons this can happen. Faulty Installation – Good materials won’t do much good if your contractor … Continue reading Understanding Why Some Roofs Fail Prematurely
There are two main elements that help dictate the quality of your roof – the materials used and the professional who executes the work. Otherwise, the final results are only as good as the weaker link of the two details. We want you to feel confident about this and that means understanding top ways to … Continue reading Tips For Choosing Your Roofing Contractor
The roof deck is the section of the roof onto which everything else is placed. As such it needs to be strong enough to hold the weight and durable enough to cope with some give. Depending on the type of roof you are having installed you will need to decide on the type of roof … Continue reading What is roof decking
Nowadays, a lot of ordinary homes feature real slate as their roofing. This type of roofing offers several benefits, but it has its own disadvantages too. What Is Slate Roofing? Slate is a type of stone that can provide superior quality and a traditional appeal to your roofing. A slate roof is generally long-lasting, and … Continue reading Is It Okay to Install Slate Roofing on a Regular Home
Your roof is your home’s primary defense against the ravages of the elements. As such, roof maintenance is necessary not just for the physical appearance of your home, but also for the safety and live-ability of you and your family. 1. Replace Damaged Flashings Flashing is one of the essential components in a standard roofing … Continue reading Tips to Increase the Weather Resistance of Your Roof
So you’re considering replacing your decades-old roof with a new one but don’t know where to start. Here are some tips on how you can prepare for your roof replacement project. Prepare a budget ahead of time depending on your preferred materials, the size of your home, and the estimated timetable of your project. Consult … Continue reading How to Prepare for Your Roof Replacement Project
Curling roof shingles are quite obvious, and they significantly impact how your roofing looks. They can also lead to serious problems and prevent your roofing system from performing at optimal level. What is Shingle Curling? Shingle curling occurs on organic-mat or fiberglass-mat asphalt roof shingles. It can usually be found at the corners of a … Continue reading Why Do Asphalt Shingles Curl?
If you could wish yourself somewhere else, you would. Bills are mounting, the roof is leaking, and you’re in the middle of the worst rainy season in recent memory. For the moment, however, you’re pressed for time and strapped for cash, and there’s not much you can do about these. Then, out of the blue, … Continue reading Home Equity Loans Could Fix Leaking Roofs But Cost You A House