The Seasons Are Changing: 4 Tips To Protect Your Roof From Seasonal Damage

Now that spring is in full gear, and summer is just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about your roof. Spring and summer weather can wreak havoc on your roofing material, especially if you live in areas that experience extreme heat or torrential rains. Proper maintenance is key to protecting your roof. Here are four simple steps you can take to avoid costly damage to your roof. Clean the Rain Gutters [Read More]

Roofing 101: 3 Tips To Consider Before Having Your Roof Replaced

Over time, you may begin to notice signs of damage on your roof. While patches do work, they are not meant to be long-term solutions. So after awhile, you'll need to have your roof replaced. You might think replacing your roof is as simple as phoning a roofing contractor, but that typically isn't the case. In most situations, you'll need to make some big decisions. So what should you know before you have your roof replaced? [Read More]

Four Benefits Of A Wooden Amish Roof

These days, there are so many different roofing options that it can be hard to choose one. From upscale shingles, to metal, to traditional slate, each material has its place and its advantages. However, the newest and most advanced option is not always the best. Old-fashioned wooden roofs, which are often built by the Amish, may not be the fanciest choice -- but they offer a number of benefits to homeowners. [Read More]

How To Help Your Asphalt Shingle Roof Last Longer

Asphalt shingles are a very common roofing material choice in the United States because they are easy to install, easy to repair, and reasonably priced. However, they are not the most durable of roofing materials. The average asphalt shingle roof lastsaround 20 years -- maybe 30 if architectural shingles are used -- whereas slate and tile roofs can last 100 years or more. Luckily, there are some ways to help your asphalt shingle roof last longer. [Read More]