2015

Pigeons: An Overlooked Danger To Your Roof & Tips To Stop Them

Your roof is your home's umbrella, and it endures a lot for the sake of your home. One of the most overlooked dangers your roof faces are pigeons. Yes, believe it or not, pigeons pose a danger to your roof, and this guide will help you revert that danger. How Can Pigeons Damage Your Roof? Bird Droppings The first danger that pigeons expose your roof to is their droppings. Their droppings can cause damage to your roof in a few different ways.

Complete These Fall Roof Maintenance Tasks Before The Snow Starts Flying

Fall is a busy time of year. The holidays are just around the corner, kids are heading back to school, and you have a lot of home maintenance to do before the snow starts flying. One aspect of home maintenance that unfortunately gets overlooked in all of the chaos is your roof. This fall, make sure you set aside a little time to complete these simple fall roof maintenance tasks. When you spend all winter without any roof leaks, you'll be glad you did.

Steer Clear Of These Three Roofing Practices For Best Results

There are many different practices and procedures that roofers may use when putting a new roof on a home. As a homeowner, you may not know the difference between the best practices and those that are likely to lead to less-than-ideal results. When speaking with roofing companies regarding your new roof, you'll want to avoid those that recommend these practices – or at least request that they use a different method for your roof.

Three Reasons You Should Install A Cool Roof

If you're considering re-roofing your home, outbuildings, business, or warehouses this year, you may not have considered doing them differently than last time. After all, if asphalt shingles were good enough for your predecessors, why shouldn't they be good enough for you? However, shingles are just about the worst roofing decision you can make if you live in a climate where the weather gets warm or hot in summer. Here are three reasons you should install a cool roof instead.

Painting Aluminum Siding: Important Do's And Don'ts For Homeowners

So, your home's old aluminum siding is starting to look a little worn and dull. As a result, your curb appeal is suffering. Fortunately, you don't need to spend thousands installing brand new siding to give your home a fresh, new look. Instead, you can transform the look of your home by repainting your existing siding. Before you get started, however, there are some important dos and don'ts you'll want to keep in mind.