August 15, 2020 0 Comments
It’s that time of year that we “summer lovers” dread, folks…autumn is right around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about your fall home maintenance chores. No one wants to see the long, steamy days of summer draw to a close, but it is an inevitable part of living in areas that have four distinct seasons. There are many tasks you need to perform to get your home ready for the cold days of winter, and roof maintenance should be among your top priorities. Roof maintenance is essential throughout the year to ensure the longevity and aesthetic look of your home and its roof, but with the cold weather that lies ahead, it is essential to make sure you’re prepared. Consider these tips on getting your roof ready for the winter.
August 8, 2020 0 Comments
Torrential storms that occur around the St. Louis area and throughout the country this time of year can cause many different types of damage to your home. One of the most frightening and potentially dangerous types of damage is a tree falling on the roof. Trees can fall due to various conditions that accompany summer storms, including lightning, heavy rain, and high winds. When you live in a forested area or a community with mature landscaping, the risk of a tree falling on the house is greater, but this is a weather event that all homeowners should be aware of. Even if it is not a whole tree, but a heavy tree limb, the damage that a tree can do to your roof in a storm is a serious issue, and it is vital to know how to proceed if you find yourself in this unfortunate predicament.
July 24, 2020 0 Comments
Do You Have to Remove an Old Roof to Install a Metal Roof, and Will Disposal Affect the Environment?
Akron Ohio and Homeowners all over the country are starting to recognize the value of metal roofs compared to traditional asphalt shingle roofs. Still, many of them face widespread misconceptions and misunderstandings of metal roofs, how they function, and what to expect when it comes to installing them and replacing old roofs. Many Americans are also more environmentally conscious than previous generations and want to ensure their new roofing selection will not negatively impact the environment.
July 10, 2020 0 Comments
A homeowner facing the problem of addressing a roof in disrepair may have several options for fixing the issue. Many homeowners all over the country are making the switch from asphalt shingle roofs to metal roofs and for a good reason. Metal roofs offer superior performance, better cost of ownership and more customization options than many homeowners might realize. If you need a new roof for your home soon, there are a few things you should think about if a new metal roof sounds like your best option for roof replacement.
July 3, 2020 0 Comments
One of the most pervasive misconceptions about metal roofs is that they make homes hotter. Metal absorbs heat and becomes hot to the touch quite rapidly when exposed to direct sunlight, so it is easy to see why many people continue to believe that metal roofs would increase the temperatures of the buildings on which they rest, but this is not the case. Summer is one of the best times of the year to install a new metal roof on your home if you want to take full advantage of all the benefits metal roofs have to offer.
June 29, 2020 0 Comments
Major home improvement projects often come with a significant investment, proportionate to the importance of the project to the overall security, functionality, and aesthetics of the home. As a result, it’s crucial to consider several essential factors necessary for the ultimate success of the project before beginning. First among them is finding a reputable, skilled contractor to complete the project.
June 22, 2020 0 Comments
Ohio residents often describe the weather in the area as “consistent only in its inconsistencies.” Although the late spring and early summer are often the most beautiful weather-wise—just before truly hot, humid weather sets in but often well after the final risk for any significant snowfall—this time of year is not without its ups and downs. It’s during late spring and early summer that most of the soaking rains and severe thunderstorms affect cities like Dayton, Akron, and Toledo.
June 14, 2020 0 Comments
If made wisely, choosing the right roof for your home isn’t a decision you have to undertake very often. Selecting a durable, long-lasting roof is the primary concern of most homeowners making this decision, and can ultimately impact the next 20-plus years you live in your home. More importantly, however, the best roof for your home will continue to protect your house, your possessions, and your family from the elements.
June 6, 2020 0 Comments
Late spring and summer mark the peak of the rainy season across much of the United States. The months from May to August are often the wettest, accounting for as much as 50 percent of yearly precipitation in some areas. Unfortunately, the rainy season is all too often the beginning of another phenomenon in North America—that unfortunate time of year when you find your roof is not in the best shape after the long winter months.
May 27, 2020 0 Comments
Whether you’re building a new home in Dayton, repairing the roof on your home in Akron, or just purchased a commercial property in Toledo that you want to renovate, a roofing contract is going to be part of the process somewhere down the line. For new and experienced property owners alike, roofing contracts in Ohio are important parts of arranging for roofing services when you need them most.