27 Sep 2022

If you’re familiar with roofing, you know that roofs take some serious ‘punishment’ from weather elements from time to time. Ice storms, tornadoes, strong winds, rain, sleet, and hail are just some of the dangers your roof has to face regularly. With time, these elements cause roofs to lose quality, necessitating repairs. But when should […]

18 Aug 2022
G Fedale Storm Damage to Home

That sudden thunderstorm may be a welcome relief from summer’s heat and humidity, but for the unprepared home, heavy rains can spell disaster. Loose roof shingles are easy targets for strong wind, likewise, siding that has blown off due to wind or clogged gutters facilitates water infiltration into the home. “Storms have increased over the […]

06 Jul 2022

Naturally beautiful, little else lends character to a home than wood. While a cedar roof is a pricier choice over more standard roofing materials, it offers greater durability and energy efficiency. Owners of higher-end homes or historic homes are more apt to choose cedar over the more common asphalt shingle. Provided the roof is installed […]

30 Jun 2022

Have a roof that’s not past its prime, but wondering why it looks so dirty? The problem could be blue-green algae. Algae growth on roofs is a problem across the country and in Canada as well. Wooded properties abundant in trees create perhaps the greatest issue, but algae growth can occur on any shaded area […]

28 Jun 2022
roof

An old roof can seriously impact your home’s resale value and curb appeal. It can also cost you money by requiring frequent repairs or causing expensive water damage. The best thing you can do in this case is to start exploring your options for a new roof. Two of the most common roofing materials are […]

23 May 2022

Innovations in construction materials do not always hold up to the test of time. Such was the case in 1987 when CertainTeed introduced its Horizon organic roofing shingles. The composition of the shingles made them vulnerable to thermal blistering and became the subject of a class action lawsuit, which has since been settled. Unfortunately, CertainTeed’s […]

02 May 2022
Roofs

Wondering if it’s time for a roof replacement? There are many signs that signal you need to install a new roof. For instance, if your roof is old and has extensive damage, it’s often better to upgrade it. It’s recommended that you schedule a professional roof inspection to determine whether you need roof repairs or […]

29 Apr 2022

When it comes to roofing material, asphalt shingles continue to lead the pack. A greater understanding of ventilation practices has led to a lifespan of 50 years for a properly installed roof. This, coupled with its ease of installation and affordability, makes it the number one choice for most homeowners. Our preferred manufacturer is GAF, […]

20 Apr 2022

Review, refresh, repair! Springtime offers that perfect opportunity to reassess everyday home maintenance and plan ahead for future projects. A home’s exterior can take a beating in the winter. Some damage may be obvious: Missing siding or roof shingles, the result of harsh weather, offer telltale signs of needed repairs. Other issues may be a […]

28 Mar 2022
roof

According to the Solar Energy Industry Association, more than 5 million new roofs are installed each year in the United States. However, there are many types of roofing materials available on the market. Some are more common than others, and some have specific benefits that make them better suited for certain applications. Here is a […]