Building Your Home? 3 Roofing Trends

From a floorplan suited to your family's needs in a location you prefer to your particular colors and style, the benefits of custom home building should be easy to see. Of course, the building process can be a bit overwhelming, especially when it comes to making specific selections. The roof, for example, may not be the most enjoyable process of designing your new home, but it is important. This guide will give you a few roofing trends to consider when building your home. Read More 

Why Do Your Gutters Matter So Much?

Your home has a gutter system, and it's one of the few things about your home you likely don't even give a lot of thought to. In fact, you may not even remember what your gutters look like, much less wonder about their overall care and maintenance. However, when it comes to your roof, your gutters are extremely important and are vital to keeping your home in a healthy condition. Read More 

A Commercial Metal Roof Inspection Might Reveal These Common Forms of Damage That Need Repairs

A metal roof is a good choice for a commercial building since it's durable and has a long life. However, you'll want to maintain it properly so it lasts a long time and doesn't develop leaks. You may want to have your roof inspected on a regular basis to add to your maintenance logs and to help you budget for the time when the roof will need to be replaced. This also gives the roofer a chance to make repairs as soon as they're needed. Read More 

Pros And Cons Of Using A Tarp To Cover A Problematic Area Of Your Roof

If you were to notice an issue with your roof, such as a spot where the shingles are missing, you'd likely call a local roofing contractor right away. Most roofing contractors can't drop what they're doing and rush to your home to redo your roof — but many will be able to visit you promptly and affix a tarp over the problematic area as a short-term solution. Here are some pros and cons of using a tarp for this purpose. Read More 

Three Signs You Need To Replace Your Downspouts

Your gutters and downspouts are a key part of your home's roof, as they are what move water off of the roof and far enough away from your foundation so that it cannot drain into your home. If your downspouts are not working properly, however, it can cause all sorts of complications for both the interior of your home and your landscape, as water will not be able to drain far enough away from your property to prevent damage. Read More