Cleaning Out Your Gutters? Make Sure You're Prepared With These Items
26 August 2016
If you want to ward off damage to your roof and the exterior of your home due to clogged gutters, this will mean you have no other choice than to clean your gutters a few times a year. While keeping your gutters clean is a fairly straightforward task, it is still one that can require a lot of work and will involve you trekking up on the roof, which can be dangerous.
Metal Roof Installation: DIY Or Hire A Contractor?
25 August 2016
A metal roof is a great alternative when you have some areas on your existing shingled roof that needs to be repaired or if you need a whole new roof due to damage or age. A metal roof has several advantages over asphalt shingles and other roofing materials. A metal roof is generally a lower-cost option and is easier to install. Plus, a metal roof is a great complement to almost any style of home.
24 August 2016
If you are installing a shed roof, the roof needs to be sealed from water damage. Roofing felt, a paper material made from fiberglass material that has an asphalt coating, is commonly used to add a protective layer. It is installed on top of the decking.
You should be able to complete the installation felt paper yourself. Here are tips to install felt on a shed roof.
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Considerations When Choosing Roofing Materials For A Victorian Gothic Home
23 August 2016
Victorian Gothic homes marry the asymmetry of standard Victorians with the dramatic, cathedral style of Gothic architecture. Key features include windows with a pointed arched shape and the presence of architectural accents like a roofed front porch, turrets, or parapets. Residential Victorian Gothics typically have wooden siding with wooden trim and at least one steeply pitched gable roof on the main house.
Do you own a Victorian Gothic home with a roof in need of roof repairs or roofing replacement?