No matter what time of the year it is, roofing specialists say that it’s vital that your home has proper attic ventilation. That way, your home remains comfortable all year round, and your roofing system lasts for as long as possible. Unfortunately, some homeowners don’t realize immediately that their homes have poor attic ventilation, leading to a few problems around their home, such as:
While spring is known for it’s agreeable weather, another thing it’s known for are spring storms. And, unfortunately for some homeowners, these spring storms can be pretty damaging to homes if you aren’t adequately prepared. Thankfully, it is possible to ready your home for these occurrences by following a few easy steps.
Gutters are an integral part of your home. They are designed to safely catch any rainwater that runs off your roof before diverting it away from your home, protecting it from moisture damage. With that in mind, it’s important that you properly maintain your gutter system. Otherwise, you can face various kinds of problems, such as:
If your roof gets damaged, you would want to have it repaired immediately. But if you are not careful, you might fall into the schemes of dishonest roofers who would tell you anything just to get hired. Worse, some of them would try to run away with your money. [Read more…]
Finding reliable and trustworthy roofers and storm damage repair experts can be challenging. One quick internet search can yield hundreds (possibly thousands) of results, and filtering through all of them to find a good one is a daunting task. Part of this involves eliminating companies that are not reputable.
Snow and hail are more prevalent during the winter season while heavy rains and thunderstorms usually occur in the fall. Wind, however, can blow throughout the year, and it can cause pretty serious problems that could require some storm damage repair services. Despite its constant risk, there are still many homeowners who don’t understand the nature of wind-damaged shingles.
Hailstorms can either cause minor or significant damage. In fact, hailstones fall from 30,000 feet high, reaching up to 120 miles per hour, before they hit the ground, according to National Weather Service. As a result, this natural phenomenon brings about $1 billion worth of damage to crops and property each year. [Read more…]
Cleaning your gutters might not sound like an exciting activity, but it is definitely necessary. A lot of things can make their way inside your gutters and cause clogging problems. Trees are notorious for dropping large amounts of foliage, particularly during fall. Evergreen trees are even worse, shedding leaves all year-round. If you’ve recently had work like storm damage repair done on your roof, some leftover debris might end up in the gutters as well.