Many people don’t pay enough attention to their gutters even though gutters play a huge role in roof protection. Ineffective gutters may allow water to back up under your roof and cause serious damage. Know why your gutters may lose their effectiveness so that you can prevent the damage. Below are some of the typical causes of gutter damage. Continue reading
Having trees growing right next to your house can have its upsides; they provide free shade in summer and support a picturesque aesthetic. But all trees shed, as well. Deciduous trees shed their leaves in the fall (as well as blossoms in the spring), and evergreens may shed all year round. Here are some facts about how these shed leaves can be a threat. Continue reading
As a homeowner with a shingled roof, you need to be able to tell when your roof is at the end of its life. Knowing when your roof is near the end of its life will allow you to take preventative action to extend the life of your roof and to budget and plan for a new roof. Continue reading
Architectural design values copper, and it has for a long time. Churches and cathedrals erected hundreds of years ago still stand protected by their original copper doors and roofs. The metal does not just keep its beauty over time, but improves with age.
The decision to add copper to your home exterior is one that will reward you in value, beauty and durability. Here are some of the benefits you’ll experience.
When you look at your roof, you may see a strong and capable looking pillar of strength with the ability to protect your family from the elements. However, your roof has its own natural predators it needs protection from.
When replacing your roof, you can either choose an overlay, where your roofing contractor places another layer of shingles over your current shingles, or have the existing roof torn off before putting on the new layer. As you can no doubt guess, an overlay is less work for your contractor, which means it can save you money in the short term. Continue reading
Roofing ventilation is a critical part of roof health. Your roof can either have not enough ventilation, causing air to stagnate, or ventilation that’s unbalanced or, in some cases, even too forceful. Here are four benefits well-balanced ventilation can bring to you and your home. Continue reading
If you’re considering an alternative roofing material to replace your asphalt shingle roof, both metal and
clay tile roofing materials can offer you an excellent return on investment. Here are four ways they add
value to get you your money’s worth. Continue reading
Foam roofing is a durable, lasting, lightweight covering that can be applied to your roof. The unique nature of a foam roof makes it compatible with any type of roof. Good for both commercial and residential structures, foam coverings offer the following benefits:
- They insulate your building and help provide more controlled temperatures, crucial in the hot Arizona climate.
- Once applied, foam roofing material helps block outside noises, offering a quieter interior.
- As an additional layer of protection, foam roofing can help eliminate leaks.