What Every Homeowner Needs to Know: Bird Poop on the Roof
5 May 2016
Since your home's roof is the main protective barrier for protection against weather, it's important to make sure your roof is in good condition so you don't end up with leaks and significant water damage to your home. One thing that can damage a roof is bird poop. Here's why and what you can do to save your roof from bird poop damage.
Bird poop contains uric acid, which can damage your roof
What Are Your Best Roofing Options in a Humid Climate?
4 May 2016
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.
Answers to Your Questions about Green Roof Installation on Your Commercial Building
25 April 2016
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?
4 Family Home Rooms Ideal For Installing A Skylight In
20 April 2016
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.