Gutters contribute to a home’s character, often in subtle ways. While K-style aluminum gutters are installed on the majority of homes in North America, more homeowners today are paying attention to how well a gutter system works with their current
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.
All of a roofing system’s components – visible (roofing shingles, the gutters) and not visible to the eye (the underlayment, decking, flashings) – work together to keep water out and guard against moisture buildup. With all of the unsettled winter
The roof over your head protects you and your family from the elements. Knowing what to expect from your roof and how to properly maintain it will help save you from roofing emergencies that might cost you a lot of
Your roof protects you from the elements. Day in, day out, the roofing system works overtime to keep your home’s exterior safe from water damage, maintaining its structural integrity. Sunny for several days in a row, then windy, then lower
At some point this fall you will be doing home maintenance that might include cleaning the roof, inspecting roofing shingles, or checking up on the fascia and the gutters. You’re outside, the sun’s shining, there’s fresh air – it might
Most homeowners, when they have to replace a roof, choose the same type of roofing system as the old one. It’s not as unreasonable as it might first seem – you already know that it suits the style of your
If it’s just a few blown off roof tiles, it might not seem worth the effort of replacing them, especially if you have to call a roofing contractor. But when a roof is missing shingles, it can have long-term consequences
Home exterior maintenance is an important component in keeping your house protected from the elements, the effects of water damage, and expensive repair costs. Since we’re five weeks away from the beginning of spring, now is a good time to
With all of the different parts of a roof and the decisions they entail, replacing a roof can be complicated and stressful. Knowing what to expect and how to prepare for it makes planning for a roof replacement much easier.