Monthly Archives: August 2013

How to Properly Prepare your Roof for the Fall

Autumn brings a beautiful changing of the leaves, a lessening of nearly-unbearable summer heat and preparing your roof for fall. But—how to properly prepare your roof for fall is an element of homeownership that not every homeowner is aware of. To break it down, it involves the intentional care of your home, its roof, yard, drainage and … Read More

Safety Concerns for New Roofs

Installing new roofs isn’t cheap—and it isn’t safe either. There are a number of safety concerns for new roofs that need to be considered when installing a new roof. You’ll understand just how grave a matter this is when you consider that the roofing profession is one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. … Read More

The Benefits of Environmentally Friendly Roofing Shingles and Green Roofing Materials

We all want to go ‘green’–but did you know that your ROOF can be green as well? In addition to being eco-chic, there are additional tangible benefits of environmentally friendly roofing shingles and green roofing materials. Here are just a couple benefits of ‘green’ shingles for homeowners thinking of installing new green roofing materials on … Read More

5 Problems that Can Arise with an Unmaintained Roof

Roofs are like plumbing—life-altering when unmaintained. Roofs need to be maintained as there are a myriad of problems that can arise with an unmaintained roof. An unmaintained roof causes copious damage to your home, including: water damage to your attic and walls, moisture, mould and mildew—and a slew of other home-damaging problems. If your roof … Read More

What to do When you Detect a Leak in your Roof

Most homeowners—with the exception of retired roofers—don’t know what to do when you detect a leak in your roof. Some don’t know how to detect a leak either, but these are critical homeowner skills that you need to learn to protect the investment you have made in your home. How to Detect a Leak in … Read More