If you are going to install a roofing tile, shingle, or shake, you have to look beyond the individual tile and the material it is made out of. That is, you have to look at how the product looks once it is installed on your roof, not just how the individual pieces look. The fact of the matter is, shape and texture of the tile will greatly influence the finished look. [Read More]
Three Common Types Of Roofing Shingles
Shingles are one of the most common styles for roofing materials to be made out of, since their overlapping installation creates a waterproof and durable membrane that holds the entire roof together, and their small size means that they are easier to move and install when compared to larger roofing panels. However, different types of roofing materials give roofing shingles distinct sets of advantages and disadvantages. Understanding some of the differences between the most common types of roofing shingles can help you decide which type of roofing shingle is the best fit for your roofing needs. [Read More]
Repair Or Replace: 3 Things To Look For On Your Roof
Are you concerned about the state of your roof? Do you suspect that it has a leak but aren't sure whether the roof needs to be replaced or if it can simply be repaired? While your whole roof will need to be replaced eventually, a leak doesn't necessarily mean that today is the day to do that. A roof can have a number of different issues, some of which will merit a full replacement and others which will be remedied with a roofing repair patch. [Read More]
Will Foundation Trouble Be Covered By Homeowner's Insurance?
If you are like every other responsible homeowner, you will have insurance on your home to ensure that when something goes wrong, you will not have to come up with a ton of money to fix it. Foundation problems can be one major concern for homeowners, and the expense of making repairs can be a lot to handle if it is something you were not expecting. Therefore, your first question when you spot signs of foundation trouble will likely be: Are foundation cracks covered by homeowner's insurance? [Read More]