Up on the Rooftop
About Me
Up on the Rooftop

The next time you walk outside, take a moment to gaze up at your roof. What do you see? Do you see even shingles that are all laying flat? Or do you see shingles that are starting to curl and that are covered in moss? You can tell a lot about the condition of your roof just by looking at it. If you are at all concerned about the state of your roof, then your first call should be to a roofing contractor. They can evaluate the situation and recommend repairs or replacement as needed. Learn more about roofing and roofing contractors here on this website.


Up on the Rooftop

  • 2 Reasons You Should Not Attempt To Clean Your Home's Chimney Yourself

    31 March 2021

    Lately, whenever you light a fire in your home's fireplace, you may notice that the smoke is not exiting up the chimney as well as it should. If so, there is a good chance that it needs to be cleaned, especially if it has been a while since this important task is completed. Once determining that it is time to clean the chimney, you may be thinking about doing the job yourself.

  • 3 Ways You Know That Time To Install New Windows In Your Home Has Come

    9 March 2021

    Windows are a critical part of your home, but they can also hinder your home improvement project, especially when they aren't properly maintained. You should inspect your windows regularly to know when they need to be repaired or when you should replace them. If your home windows aren't doing their job as expected, you should look for an expert to replace them.  When your windows are in good shape and are performing optimally, you enjoy enhanced insulation, increased ventilation, and proper sound abatement.

  • Finding Roof Repair Services For Lower Cost

    11 February 2021

    While roof repairs are usually a heavy investment, there are several ways you can make sure you're getting a good deal and exploring savings options. Getting multiple bids, schedule around periods of low demand, and taking on simple parts of the project yourself can all add up to noticeable savings. Seek Multiple Bids Seeking multiple bids has two main benefits: it lets you get a wide variety of pricing options, and it lets you use other bids as a point of leverage for negotiation.

  • Five Metal Roof Fastener Issues That Lead To Leaks

    21 January 2021

    Metal roof panels are held in place with roofing screws, which are designed and installed in such a way that leaks can't form. If your roof is leaking at the fastener location, then one of the following problems is likely the cause. 1. Overdriving Overdriving is the process of screwing in a fastener too tightly. When this happens, the metal of the roof panel indents around the fastener, which prevents the gasket beneath the screw head from sitting flush and creating a tight seal.

  • Roof Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

    23 December 2020

    Your roof serves as an exterior barrier to your home's interior. If you want to ensure that your roof is able to last for years, it is imperative that you perform maintenance on it. Keep reading to learn a few maintenance tips that are important for all homeowners to know. Keep Your Gutters Clean Gutters should be cleaned at least twice a year, in spring and fall. This will help keep the gutters in good shape while also extending the lifespan of the roof itself.