You can say a lot of things about roofs, and most of them might be true. But one thing that nobody can argue with is that roofs are tops. This statement can be taken in several ways. A roof does for the top of your home. It can also act like a "top" or lid for your home, keeping the rain out. Then, there's the third meaning, which is the one we happen to like the most: roofs are the best. (People say things are "tops" when they really like them.) Since we like roofs so much, we've decided to write about them, and you've discovered the blog where we do that.
22 December 2021
Durability and elegance are qualities that aptly describe a slate roof. Manufacturers derive stones from sedimentary rocks of volcanic ash or clay to make slate roofing materials. Although you have to pay top dollar for this roof, the investment eventually pays off with longevity. You also incur little to no maintenance costs during the life of your roof. Here are a few reasons why you should consider slate roofing tiles for your next home improvement project.
20 December 2021
While you might enjoy listening to the sound of a storm outside, the truth is that many storms cause more damage than most people think. Post-storm roof damage can be difficult to assess, but that does not mean you should not try to see what kind of roof repair is necessary. These are some of the tips you can use to assess the post-storm damage to your roof. Wait Out the Storm
15 December 2021
Although holiday decorations on the exterior of the home are beautiful and festive, you may be inadvertently damaging the roof when you put up the decor. Often, damages may not even be noticeable until after the holiday season, after you put the decorations away. 1. Weight Issues Weight is a major concern. If you are using multiple strings of light clipped to the edges of shingles, then the weight can cause the shingles to crack.
13 December 2021
No matter what type of roof you have, it can get dirty and streaked with algae or other growth. When that happens, it's a good idea to call in a roof cleaning company to clean your roof. If you live in an HOA community, you may be required to clean your roof when it gets dirty. Here's how a roof cleaning company might do the job. Clean Off Debris If your roof has clumps of leaves and other tree debris on it, the cleaning company needs to clean those off.
8 December 2021
If you have decided to get a new roof, you likely can't wait to see the final results. But, before enjoying your home's new look, you will need to put in some work. Your roofing contractor will ensure you get suitable materials for the job, plan the work schedule and bring the required equipment and tools. On the other hand, you are expected to prepare your home as it will become a worksite for some days.