Most people don’t really think about the roof over their heads. Then they panic when they have to break out the buckets due to a major roof fail. Severe weather, extreme temperatures, and old age all contribute to the wear and tear of your roof. Don’t wait until raindrops are falling on your head to replace it. Here are the warning signs you should look for to know its time for a new roof.
Is your roof between 20-30 years old or older? Did it sustain damage in the last big storm and you’re not sure if it can be repaired? Not sure how to cover the cost of a repair or replacement? On average, an asphalt shingle roof, the most commonly used roof will cost between $2000 – $8000 to replace.
The price varies in respect to roof size and complexity, materials used and labor needed. It is important to consult your contractor about available financing options. (more…)
Extending the life of your roof is always in your best interest. Taking the time to make minor repairs and do regular inspections can save you from sudden leaks and emergencies if there is ever bad weather headed your way. The best part is that these steps can be done by just about anyone and they can save you money.
After experiencing a large storm, it’s important to assess the damage done to your property. Hailstorms are destructive but the damage caused might vary. It depends on wind velocity, building materials, barriers, hail size and density.
Days are shorter and temperatures are colder. There is no way to avoid it. Winter is on its way. No doubt you’ll be counting on your home to keep you safe and warm during the darkest months. You will, quite literally, want a reliable roof over your head. But those colder conditions serve a serious threat to your home. Luckily, there are steps you can take now to prepare your roof for the upcoming weather.
Winter storms will soon be gripping the region. You’ll be shoveling out your car, driveway, and sidewalks. But don’t stop there. Take a look up at your roof and check things out. A wintry mix of snow, sleet, rain, and ice is not only troublesome for driving conditions but can also cause serious damage to roofs. Here is what to watch for once Old Man Winter gets your roof in his icy grasp. (more…)
As time progresses, there is a good chance mold will grow on your roof. If you leave roof mold alone, it will eventually damage your home. Let’s take a look at how you can identify mold on your roof, why it forms and what can be done to stop it from spreading.