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Out with the Old and In with the New Roof

  Year after year, Americans resolve to exercise more often, manage their time better and/or pad their savings accounts. New Year’s resolutions are certainly a great way to make a positive change (or two) in your life! Another good New Year’s resolution? Vowing to make some home improvements – whether minor or major – in

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Holiday Lights: Dos and Don’ts

The holidays are less than four weeks away! Before you begin stringing holiday lights and hanging garland, there are a few dos and don’ts you should keep in mind, ensuring you don’t damage your roofing system in the process. Do Inspect Holiday Light Sets Carefully inspect previously used light strings and extension cords. Frayed or

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Winter is Coming: Prepare Your Roof Now

  Winter is one of the toughest seasons – especially for roofs. Protect your roof from snow, ice, and dips in temperature using the following advice. Inspect Your Roof Doing a roof inspection on your own is easy. According to GAF, the United States’ largest roofing manufacturer, you should check your roofing system twice per

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Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Fall is the perfect time to think about getting your home ready for the winter months ahead. Check these easy to do tasks off your fall home maintenance checklist starting today. Clean Gutters and Downspouts Once most of the leaves have fallen, inspect, and clean out gutters and downspouts. Clogged gutters during rainstorms can cause

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How to Choose Roofing System Color

Whether using metal, slate or asphalt shingles, a properly installed roofing system can provide homeowners with years of protection from the elements. Aside from that, a new roofing system offers versatility, allowing you to pick from a wide variety of unique colors and styles to upgrade your home’s curb appeal. While it’s impossible to give

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Top Five Steps to Extend the Life of Your Roof

*This blog is updated for 2017. The original blog can be found here. A new roof is an expensive proposition – $20,664 is the national average for fiberglass asphalt shingles with a minimum 25-year warranty, according to Remodeling magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value Report, now in its fifteenth year. Once you’ve made this investment, which

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Spring Maintenance Checklist

Ahhhhh, Spring! From cleaning gutters and windows to purging clutter and inspecting your roof, our spring maintenance checklist will get your home in tip top shape so you can relax and enjoy the long, lazy summer ahead. Exterior Spring Maintenance Checklist Clean gutters and downspouts – Clogged gutters can damage your home’s eaves and foundation

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