• What Are Your Best Roofing Options in a Humid Climate?

    If you've recently relocated from the sunny Southwest to a much more rainy or humid climate, you may still be adjusting to the dramatic difference in temperature and relative humidity in your new location. Purchasing a home in this area can also present a number of new challenges and choices, particularly if your new home has a rapidly aging roof that needs to be replaced soon. Rather than choosing between flat clay tile roofs or reflective asphalt, you may find yourself debating between cedar shingles and metal roofing panels.
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  • Answers to Your Questions about Green Roof Installation on Your Commercial Building

    A green roof, also commonly called a living roof, is a unique, environmentally-friendly type of roof. It involves placing living plants on the top of your building to create a roof out of these materials. If you are thinking of installing this type of roof on your commercial building, you may have many questions. Here are a few frequently asked questions about green roofs. Can a Green Roof Be Installed on a Commercial Building?
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  • 4 Family Home Rooms Ideal For Installing A Skylight In

    Installing a new roof opens up your family home to a number of new opportunities and options for accessories and upgrades. One of the upgrades to consider for the roof is a skylight installation. Skylights have numerous benefits, including the ability to increase the natural light in your home and decrease electricity use. Instead of plopping skylight installations down in random areas of your home, you can work with a roofing company to have the skylights installed over specific bedrooms.
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  • How To Clean Your Rooftop Solar Panels In Order To Promote Efficiency

    By the end of 2016, an estimated one million American homes will have solar panels, which is over thirty times the number of homes just a decade ago. As a result, most of these homeowners are saving thousands of dollars over the lifespan of their panels, and the total reduction in American energy costs is huge. However, if homeowners fail to keep their solar panels clean, they are depriving themselves of much of the benefit offered by solar panels.
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  • Bold Colored Vinyl Siding - Choosing The Right Product And Revitalizing Faded Vinyl

    If you want vinyl siding on your home, then you likely know that you have a wide variety of color options available to you. A dark teal or a vibrant cobalt blue will certainly add a bold pop of color to your house. However, you may be worried about the color fading over time. This is a real concern, especially if you do not want to end up with siding that appears chalky and bland after a few years.
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  • How to Decide between Replacing Panels or Coating Over Rust on a Metal Roof

    Metal roofing offers unbeatable reliability and longevity, but only as long as you maintain a strong and sealed coating over the surface of the metal. When the coating wears away and rust sets in, you need to act quickly before the corrosion spreads and creates serious leaks that threaten the rest of your home. Make the right decision between replacing entire panels or simply coating over rusty spots by evaluating the condition of the metal and the severity of the corrosion.
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