Adding Architectural Interest To Your Roof

There are a few very important details to consider when adding additions to your roof to add interest to the design. Roof extensions, shed roofs, gable roofs, and dormers are all types of architecture that add interest to the home, but they aren’t create equal in cost and effectiveness. Cost/Effectiveness Adding additional roof peaks and …

Caring For Your Home’s Foundation

The foundation of your home is everything. It’s the base of your entire home. Repairs can cost as little as 500.00, go as high as 10,000.00, and average 4,000.00. Don’t find yourself in a money pit situation by knowing what to look for, and how to maintain your foundation with these 3 considerations. Consider Exposing …

Sounds Coming From Your Roof?

Are you hearing sounds coming from your walls or roof? Most of the time, the cause will be nothing too serious and can be easily remedied on your own. Here are common sounds that you might be hearing above you, in your roof or attic. Popping Hearing your roof “pop” or “crack” is common and …

Avoid Roofers Who Make These Mistakes

Roofers Who Are Unreliable or Can’t Keep An Appointment If a representative of a roofing company rubs you the wrong way in any way, it should be noted, but keeping an appointment means more than words can say. If your roofer is late to scheduled appointments, seems unorganized, or can’t give you a decent estimate …

The Progression Of Building A Brand New Home

The process of building a home might be different if you ask several different home owners or builders, but the outline for building is generally the same. Experiences might be different across the board because of re-arrangement of tasks due to weather, changes in blueprint or design, or challenges that arise. Laying The Groundwork A …

Restoring or Getting Rid of Your Old Chimney

Reasons To Remove A Chimney Chimneys often run vertically through an entire house, causing rooms to be much smaller than they could be. For the price it would cost to hire a professional to remove a chimney (a couple of thousand dollars depending on your geographic location and project size), the work is best done …

How To Make Your Roof Last You Years and Years

Whether you are inheriting a roof of a newly purchased home or have just replaced a roof entirely, you will want to maintain the integrity of what you have. Like keeping your car maintained, all that is truly required is a little extra attention to it. Take the following 4 steps regularly to keep your …

Is Your Roof Protected? You Should Consider Investing in Protection…

Top Reasons Why You Should Consider Investing In The Roof Protection Membership A roof is very essential to your house. You will realize that your roof normally serves many purposes. It normally protects you from rain, snow and so on. It also provides shade during the hotter months. As a homeowner, you should protect your …

Something Your Home Inspector Won’t Tell You

Home Inspectors Are Not Roof Inspectors Getting a home inspector to assess the state of your home doesn’t include him or her going overboard to look for more like roof problems and plumbing or even your AC system. Their list doesn’t cover all that; theirs is just to identify the problem and the rest is left …

How Well Does Metal Roofs Do In Winter?

Performance of metal roofs during winter period One of the most challenging times for a home’s roof is during the winter months. The snow and ice builds up which can damage the roof. Metal roofing is the best solution since it tends to be energy efficient. It can turn into a nightmare if you experience …