6 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During a Vacation

  Every so often, we get the luxury of escaping the stress of day-to-day life by taking a vacation. A getaway is supposed to be relaxing, so the last thing you want is to find yourself worrying about the safety of your home and belongings while you should be sipping cocktails on the beach. Fortunately,… read more

Why you Need to Insulate your Attic

Most people do not think twice about their attic, and nowadays most people don’t ever venture up into their attics. If you are like most people then you don’t actually know if your attic insulation is evenly distributed, or if it was actually installed into hard to reach areas. Attic insulation typically lasts around 15-20… read more

Preparing your Commercial Roof for Snow and Ice

Is your roof ready for winter? Because ready or not, here it comes. We put a lot of emphasis on protecting your home’s roof, but when was the last time you’ve thought about your business’s roof? A lot of the same rules that apply to your home’s roof also apply to a commercial roof. When… read more

The Importance of Ridge Vents

One of the most critical factors in roof system durability is proper ventilation. Without it, heat and moisture build up in an attic area and combine to cause rafters and sheathing to rot, shingles to buckle, and insulation to lose its effectiveness.   Therefore, it is important never to block off sources of roof ventilation,… read more

What All Homeowners Need to Know About Their Roof

The weather in many parts of the US can be extremely tough on your roof. Wind, rain, and snow take their toll every year, but it is important to stay on top of your roof’s health. It is recommended that you inspect your roof every year for any weather related damage. A damaged roof can… 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

Getting Ready to Winterize Your Roof

Fall is quickly approaching, and here in the Midwest, that means that winter is not far behind. While there are a lot of things to get ready for the winter, winterizing your roof is something that most homeowners can do to prepare. Winter in the Midwest means low temperatures, snow and ice storms, and strong… read more

DIY Roof Repair vs. Professional Repair

As a homeowner, you are always looking for a way to save a couple bucks on home improvement, especially when it comes to the costlier repairs like roofing. Attempting to DIY these expensive fixes is more tempting now with DIY videos and the internet, but attempting them by yourself may lead to costly fixes down… read more

4 Types of Outdoor Lighting for Your Home

If you are looking for a way to increase your curb appeal while increasing your home’s security, there’s nothing better than exterior lighting. While most people only think of exterior lighting for the light it provides, lighting can be used as a decoration. Lighting the front and back of your home are both equally important,… read more