What You Should Know Before Replacing Your Roof

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One could convincingly argue that your roof is the most important part of your home. Unfortunately, nobody enjoys their roof when it’s time for a roof replacement because it could cost $8,000 – $24,000. Before spending this money, there are a few things you’ll want to know so you can rest assured that the work …

Determining Whether You Need a Lightning Rod on Your Home

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A lightning rod (a.k.a. finial) is a metal rod that’s attached to your home’s roof to divert lightning into the ground where it’s harmless. While you may wonder if these actually work, you’d be surprised to hear that without them life would be more dangerous for anyone in a tall building during a bad thunderstorm. …

Tips for Stringing up Your Christmas Lights Without Damaging Your Roof

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For those who’ve seen National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, it’s nearly impossible to think about hanging Christmas lights on your roof without thinking about their comedic falls. While this is funny to watch, it isn’t funny when it happens to you. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do so you don’t personally recreate this …

Tips for Choosing a new Roof for Your Home

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There are many different roofing materials available for you to choose from today. You can choose from asphalt, wood, and composite shingles, or slate, concrete, and clay tiles. While style is important, cost, weight, and installation requirements shouldn’t be overlooked. With these things in mind, here’s what you must understand. Roofing Terminology Terminology is different …

How to Avoid Roofing Scams After the Hurricane is Gone

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Unfortunately, when Hurricane Irma hit last September she wasn’t very kind to many of the area’s roofs. In fact, if you talk to any roofing company, you’ll find that they’re still extremely busy because of it today. This isn’t only because it’s tough to find high-quality roofing crews, but it’s also difficult to find supplies. …