Dormers add charm, personality, and visual interest to your home’s exterior. There are different types of roof dormers such as hipped, arched top, eyebrow, gabled, and shed. The type of dormer you choose largely depends on the reason or purpose
Homeowners might think flat roofs are just for commercial buildings. But flat roofs for residential applications are becoming more common because they increase living space, they are faster to build, and are very cost-effective. Residential flat roofs are often associated
Now that we’re heading into fall and winter is waiting for us, fall home maintenance should soon be in full swing. If you’re planning to clean the gutters and downspouts, why not include some roof maintenance? Especially if the roof
An asphalt roof typically lasts anywhere from 15 to 20 years, depending on climatic conditions such as how much direct sun it receives and the amount of annual rainfall the roofing system is expected to handle. Inspecting the roof is
The roof over your head protects you, your family, and everything else that is important to you 365 days a year. While it might seem more crucial to get the roof ready for winter, summer can bring its own challenges.
Installing a skylight provides a source of natural light to rooms and areas of your home that are dark, stuffy, or small in size, making a home more functional. Benefits of skylights include more light, better ventilation, and the reduction
When considering a roof replacement, the first question most homeowners ask themselves is if they will hire a professional roofing contractor or make it a do-it-yourself project. DIYers are known for their willingness to take on new projects – any
While the most appealing aspect of a residential metal roof is low-maintenance, just like other parts of your home’s exterior, the roofing system requires periodic inspections and general upkeep. Metal roofs typically last longer than other kinds of roofing materials.
Even if you keep an eye on the roof to see what it’s up to with every seasonal change, there might come a time when your roofing system needs the attention of a professional roofing contractor. For instance, a certified
Out-of-sight-out-of-mind is a dangerous game to play with your roof. Exposed to the elements 24/7 year-round, it can take a beating. Summer is an ideal time to get your roof in shape. Cleaning Off the Roof Keep the roof free