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How Much Does a Roof Replacement Cost?

The roof over your head helps to shelter you from Colorado’s climate, keep your energy bills manageable, and ensure your year-round comfort. However, roofing materials will undoubtedly wear out, some faster than others. For comparison, asphalt shingles last about 25 years, while tile or metal roofs have a lifespan of 50 years or more. When

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Top Five Reasons for Roofing Repair in Denver

Buildings said it best: “Obvious or unseen, roof problems are always a pain and undoubtedly a significant expense.” Roofing repair in Denver, however unwelcome, is an inevitable part of being a homeowner. From Denver’s snow season to its dog days of summer, a roof protects against the elements, safeguarding your peace of mind. Early detection

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5 Advantages of Metal Roofs

If your roof needs replacement, metal roofs are an excellent investment. Metal roofing is long-lasting, requires minimal maintenance, and incredibly energy efficient. Oh, and did we mention that metal roofs are environmentally friendly, to boot? Here are the top five advantages of metal roofs. Durability Properly installed, metal roofs typically last 50 years or more,

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The Right Way to Clean Your Gutters

As snow continues to melt in Colorado, it is important to make sure your gutters are, and remain unblocked. Gutters are installed to channel rainwater and snowmelt away from your home. Clogged gutters can damage the roofing, rot fascia boards, attract termites and other wood destroying insects, crack and damage the foundation, and increase the

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The Holiday Lights Were Hung on the Roof with Care

The holidays are two weeks away from today! If you haven’t finished decorating the exterior of your home, follow these five tips for ensuring your holiday lights were hung on the roof with care, then flip the switch. Now you can stand back with a steaming cup of hot chocolate and admire all your hard

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Attic Ventilation Basics

When properly balanced, attic ventilation can provide many benefits, including improving home comfort and energy efficiency, as well as protecting against ice dams. Other advantages include reducing heat and moisture buildup and extending the longevity of roof shingles. Planning Attic Ventilation The International Code Council (ICC) recommends a minimum of at least one square foot

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Prepare Your Roof for Winter

Dropping temperatures; leaves turning red, yellow, and brown; and pumpkin spiced drinks and pastries mark the arrival of autumn. Responsible for protecting your home from harsh weather conditions, the roof requires special care, and autumn is an ideal time to prepare your roof for winter. Here are five things you can do to prepare your

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The Basics of Roof Maintenance

Don’t wait until your roof leaks! Extend its life by taking a proactive approach to roof maintenance. Maintaining the roof now can prevent costly roof leaks, moss and lichen growth, and ice dams. Continue reading for the basics of roof maintenance. General Inspection Check the condition of your roof twice a year, once in the

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Eco-Friendly Roofing Options

Living an eco-friendly lifestyle appeals to millions of consumers. This is evidenced in the movement towards plastic bans (bags and straws), recycling, and installing programmable thermostats. They also typically choose environmentally friendly and/or energy saving products. Many of today’s homeowners look for sustainable roofing materials as well. If you’re in need of a new roof,

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