When to Replace an Asphalt 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… Read More »

How Fall Weather Affects Your Roof

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… Read More »

Things Growing in Gutters

When a gutter system is neglected, it can become cluttered with debris that prevents water flowing to the downspouts. While most homeowners are aware of the importance of gutter cleaning, it’s understandable how easily this unpleasant chore can be put… Read More »

Hazards to Look for When Working on the Roof

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… Read More »

Energy-Efficient Roofing Materials

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… Read More »

All about Eaves

Eaves are the edges of the roofline that extend beyond the face of the exterior walls. They have both aesthetic and practical functions. Eaves are designed to project water away from the side of a building, protecting the siding and… Read More »

Custom Gutter Profiles

Gutters play a crucial role in protecting your home from water damage. Common gutter styles include K-style, crown mold and half-round. But do they have to be so plain vanilla? Custom gutter profiles give your home’s exterior a distinctive appearance,… Read More »

Getting that Wow Factor with Gutters

To some homeowners, using “wow factor” and “gutters” in the same sentence is a contradiction of terms. The popular opinion dictates that gutters should blend into a home’s exterior and not stand out. Their job is to prevent water damage;… Read More »

Evaluating Your Roof

You know it’s not going to last forever, but how do you know when it’s time to have your roof replaced? The average lifespan of a roof is 20 years. A quick roof assessment you do yourself or a more… Read More »