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.
25 March 2020
If your home isn't already equipped with a fireplace, consider having one installed in the family room. Here are a few benefits you can look forward to taking advantage of after doing so: Encourage More Quality Time Together Having a fireplace installed in your home's family room will encourage everyone in the household to spend more quality time together. Instead of sitting in front of the television or spending time in different rooms, everyone will be more inclined to play a game together in front of the fire.
25 March 2020
You're probably not looking forward to having a roof replacement on your home, so you may put it off as long as possible. If your roof isn't leaking yet, you may not have a sense of urgency about replacing it. However, if you know your roof is old or damaged and needs to be replaced soon, it's better to go ahead and replace it rather than delay. Here's why. 1. A New Roof Improves Your Home's Curb Appeal
24 March 2020
Flat commercial roofs are at risk for collapse. Although local codes are available to increase weight loads, there are many reasons why the weight on a flat roof can surpass the limits. The following are some reasons for collapse, along with the necessary tactics to avoid it. Snow Load Unlike on a pitched roof where the weight of the snow causes it to slide off, snow simply accumulates on a flat roof with nowhere to go.
23 March 2020
Many commercial flat roofs are made from EPDM, a synthetic rubber membrane that provides a strong and durable roofing option that can survive for many years with proper care. Unfortunately, there is one issue that can be a major concern on these membrane roofs: shrinkage. The following guide can help you understand why shrinkage occurs and what you can do about it. 1. Causes Weathering in one form or another is the general cause of shrinkage.
21 March 2020
When a storm occurs, there is a good chance that thunder and lightning will come with it. Depending on the circumstances, there is the chance that hail may occur as well. To ensure that your roof is properly protected and that related problems do not develop or worsen, it is imperative that you are aware of the signs of hail damage so that the damage can be addressed immediately after the storm.