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Ingenious Uses for Roofing Shingles

Ingenious Uses for Roofing Shingles

03/31/2017

When you order a new roof, contractors estimate how many squares are needed and allow for 10 to 15 percent extra to account for waste. Often, there will be shingles left over.

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Roof Repair After a Tornado

Roof Repair After a Tornado

03/23/2017

Your roof is your home’s first line of defense against a natural disaster, such as a tornado, and also tends to be the most vulnerable part of your home that is exposed to weather.

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Aluminum vs. Galvanized Gutters

Aluminum vs. Galvanized Gutters

03/15/2017

Although gutters are glamorous, they are essential for routing roof runoff away from your home. They serve to keep basements and crawl spaces dry, preserve topsoil, protect siding, and shield windows and doors from water damage.

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Commercial vs. Residential Roofing: What You Need to Know

Commercial vs. Residential Roofing: What You Need to Know

03/07/2017

Roofing contractors are not one-size fits all. They often use different products and focus on specific types of roofing. There are commercial roofing contractors and those who only focus on residential roofing.

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The Cost of a New Roof

The Cost of a New Roof

02/28/2017

Any serious discussion of new roof costs needs to start by pointing out that prices will vary a great deal. Your requirements may be very unlike your next-door neighbor's.

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House Hunting: Roof Inspections

House Hunting: Roof Inspections

02/22/2017

House hunting is an emotional business. Homebuyers often will fall in love with a particular property before they get all the facts. That lovely exterior just might hide a multitude of potentially very expensive and troublesome problems.

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