How to Repair Cracked Roofing Shingles
30 January 2017
If you have an asphalt roof that is aging, then you may notice some signs that the shingles are in a state of disrepair. Cracks in the shingles themselves is one indication that your roof is wearing down. It can cost about $9,000 to have your roof replaced, though. If you are not ready to spend this type of money on a full replacement, then you can repair cracked shingles. This is advisable, especially if the cracking is not a widespread issue.
Signs You Need Gutter Repair
23 January 2017
Your home's gutter system is extremely important to maintaining the structural integrity of your roof and preventing basement and foundation flooding. Over time, wear, weather and age can all begin to break down your gutters. Understanding what signs of wear to look out for can help you know when to replace your gutters before they completely fall apart and cause additional problems for your home.
Cracking and Creasing
Check the interior of your gutters to see if any cracks or creases have developed.
3 Roofing Materials for a Cross-Hipped Roof That Combines Form and Function
29 November 2016
A hipped roof has a raised rectangle appearance due to the four eve sides with moderate slopes that meet at a flattened peak. When your home has two connecting wings that each has a hipped roof, the result is a cross-hipped roof. Unlike a hip and valley setup, where the bottoms of the hips connect and form valleys, two entire sides of the different hipped roofs join at the junction point.
Three Tips For Boosting Your Roof's Energy Efficiency
26 October 2016
The roof that protects your home is easily one of the more important parts of your house. However, it is a reality that this part of the home can be a major source of energy inefficiency. For new homeowners, it can be easy to be uninformed about the various steps that can be taken to improve the energy efficiency of their roofs. Here are some tips:
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