Tag Archives: roofing

The 6 Best Roofing Materials for Longevity

Composite Shingles Lifespan: 15-50 Years Even though composite shingles are the most popular roofing material, they last the least amount of time. They are the least expensive to purchase and install, which has led to their popularity.  The lifespan prediction range is so wide due to the huge variations in quality of the material. Premium… read more

Winter and Your Roof

Living in the Midwest, we know how harsh winter can be, and winter is one of the toughest seasons on your roof. With winter comes freezing rain, snow, ice, and frigid temperatures, all of which can wreak havoc on your roof. We put together a quick checklist to ensure your home is ready for winter…. read more

Exploring Alternative Roofing Materials

When it comes to roofing replacement and repair, everyone’s minds immediately jump to asphalt shingles. If you are looking into a new roof, it may be time to think outside the box. Alternative roofing materials are starting to rise in popularity here in the United States and it may be time to jump on the… read more

Severe Weather, what it Means for Your Roof

Living in the Midwest, severe weather is just a fact of life, and it is tough on your roof. We are in the heart of the severe weather season and you can expect at least a few large storms. As a homeowner it helps to be able to evaluate any damage that severe weather may… read more

Everything You Need to Know About Ice Dams

  When icicles begin to form on your roof during the winter, you probably don’t think twice. They’re a natural symbol of the winter season, and they’re also pretty cool to look at it. But icicles form under the same conditions that produce ice dams, which can cause serious trouble to your roof. In this… read more

7 Signs That Mean It’s Time to Replace Your Gutters

  Replacing the gutters isn’t something most of us get excited about, but it is something that needs to be done to keep water directed away from your home. Although cleaning your gutters a few times a year may increase their lifespan, eventually, they’ll need to be completely replaced. Sometimes just a minor repair is… read more

Preparing Your Roof For Winter

  Winter is near, folks. Cold weather may seem overdue after this year’s exceptionally hot summer, but cozy scarves and St. Nick bring some less-than-desirable conditions along with them. If you haven’t performed any of the necessary maintenance chores, snow, ice, and frigid temperatures could mean bad news for your roof. To make things easier,… read more

4 Common Roofing Scams and How to Avoid Them

  Your roof is one of, if not the single most important elements of your home. When something happens to it (be it hail damage, leaks, or it needs completely replaced), you may feel panicked to get it repaired quickly. Yes, taking care of the issue promptly is important, but it also makes you susceptible… read more

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