How to Clean Attic Mold, Kill It, Or Maybe Forget Attic Mold Remediation – It Could Be Cheaper

How to Clean Attic Mold, Kill It, Or Maybe Forget Attic Mold Remediation – It Could Be Cheaper

House attic mold is one of the most “popular” items in my property inspection reports. And now is time for an explanation of how to kill mold and / or how to clean mold in the attic. But before I do that, let me give you a little advice, something to consider before you sign…

Gutter Fastening Systems

Gutter Fastening Systems

A gutter and drainage system can easily be taken for granted, until it begins to have problems. Without the gutter system properly distributing water, your home, lawn and garden are all at risk. These problems are easily prevented if gutters are properly installed by experienced and knowledgeable professionals. For example, simply the way a gutter…

Metal Roofing 101

Metal Roofing 101

Today I received a phone call from a nationally published and recognized remodeling magazine in regards to their future article on metal roofing. It turns out that one of their editors tasked with writing an article about metal roofing decided to consult with me after looking at one of the metal roof guides on my…

The Top 8 Must Have Qualities of Reliable Roofing Companies

The Top 8 Must Have Qualities of Reliable Roofing Companies

Although, generally, a great roofing is able to maintain its look and efficacy between 10 years, it does fade out later on. In some cases, you will see bubbles on top, warps, and cracks. And if you don’t mind, the cracks and breaks will lead to leakage, which can cost more to repair. Of course,…

Why Is LEED Accreditation So Important?

Why Is LEED Accreditation So Important?

Why is LEED Accreditation important for MEP engineers and project managers? LEED is the acronym for Leadership Energy Environmental Design. The intention of LEED is to certify buildings that are designed, constructed and maintained in a manner that maximizes energy efficiency. As oil and fossil resources become scarce and more expensive, energy management of buildings…

Metal Roofing Is Making a Comeback – Is It Right for Your Home?

Metal Roofing Is Making a Comeback – Is It Right for Your Home?

Whether your home is already built, or you are starting a new construction project from the ground up, one of the most important components of your house is the roof. There are numerous roofing material options on the market today that can offer you every conceivable color or texture to suit your preferences. One material…

Is It OK to Install a Flat Roof Replacement in the Rain?

Is It OK to Install a Flat Roof Replacement in the Rain?

Should you install a flat roof replacement in the rain? The short answer is, no. This is because first, it's against building code to install water barrier membranes over wet substrate and second, unless there is proper ventilation, the moisture will likely get trapped in the substrate, leading to mold, mildew or rot. Not only…

Recommended Roofing Materials for Various Roof Pitches

Recommended Roofing Materials for Various Roof Pitches

Roof pitch plays an integral role in the type of material you choose for your home or property. In fact, it is one of the most influential factors. Continue reading to learn why, as well as, which roof materials work best with which pitches. You wouldn’t think that something like pitch would matter when it…

Foam Roof Insulation – Is it Safe?

Foam Roof Insulation – Is it Safe?

The benefits of foam roof insulation are countless. The insulation material used is created from polyurethane foam. It is applied in liquid form and dries up to create a single film lining that covers the entire roof. This creates a seam free area, which is ideal because this is normally the source and reason for…

More About Roof Repair And Estimates

More About Roof Repair And Estimates

Sometimes it takes a sudden snowstorm or roof leaks, for both homeowners and commercial building owners to realize that their roofing system is not at par. But this neglect can run a high bill for roof repair work that is needed. With regular maintenance on residential and commercial roof repair can be minimized ensuring that…

Roofing With Solar Shingles

Roofing With Solar Shingles

If you are considering solar power, or even if you need a new roof, solar shingles are something you should consider. The concept is just what the name says, it combines a solar cell in a traditional shingle instead of using large panels attached to your current roof. Solar shingles are much more attractive than…

The Importance of Proper Roofing Installation and Maintenance

The Importance of Proper Roofing Installation and Maintenance

A roof has two functions: Insulation and drainage. The insulation protects the house or any establishments not only from the weather, but also from the noise and birds. The roof serves as the drainage of, for instance, the snow that is accumulated at the top of your roof or maybe the rainfall. Gutters are installed…

Shingle Roofing – Plenty of Options to Explore

Shingle Roofing – Plenty of Options to Explore

Shingle roofing is pretty widespread and is recommended by architects and roof contractors to households who would like to make a long term investment in a roof. The popularity of shingles is also because of the fact that this roofing option has many designs and patterns in it that a homeowner can pick and choose…

Hidden Franchise Construction Costs

Hidden Franchise Construction Costs

The build-out construction process is often the most challenging component of any franchise startup. Blending design decisions, city review, landlord issues and financial concerns, the project culminates with the added stress of final details before the doors open for the franchise. Often if business owners had a mulligan, they would go back and rethink the…

Things to Consider When Choosing Your Roofing Materials

Things to Consider When Choosing Your Roofing Materials

There are so many materials that you can use for your roofing needs. The roof is one of the most important parts of a building because it protects your property within from all physical elements like sun, rain, and so on. There are so many types of materials in the market today but this should…

Spray Foam Contractor – Are You Looking For Him?

Spray Foam Contractor – Are You Looking For Him?

Spray foam Insulation redefines traditional construction methods and benefits modern building sciences and energy efficient green building Initiatives: The Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation are as follows: – Stops air and moisture infiltration – Makes your home more comfortable – Saves on energy costs – Adds strength to the building structure – It is permanent…

Copper Roof Shingles

Copper Roof Shingles

The world is full of copper lovers, and lovers of the copper roof are by no means an exception. There are essentially two different types of copper roof you can buy, there is the solid copper roof that consists solely of sheet copper on your roof. It is very resilient to weathering and will protect…

What Are Solar Roofing Shingles?

What Are Solar Roofing Shingles?

With all the incredible innovative advancements achieved over the past decade in solar technology, solar roofing is now more affordable than ever. This is thanks to solar shingles, which are a new roofing material that saves energy and reduces electricity costs for property owners. Continue reading to learn more about solar shingles, and where to…

Top 10 Causes for Roof Leaks

Top 10 Causes for Roof Leaks

When your roof is leaking, it is not a good feeling. As a proud homeowner, you care about the structural integrity of your home and cringe at the thought of a major repair. Fortunately, a leaky roof is not always a disaster. Sometimes, they are a simple fix. By hiring professional roofing services, you can…

Eco-Friendly Roofing Materials

Eco-Friendly Roofing Materials

If you are someone who enjoys contributing to environmental wellness and sustainability, then making eco-conscious roofing decisions is a great way to continue this positively-charged pastime. Fortunately, there are several options for eco-friendly roofing systems. Your choice will depend on your personal preference, budget, and a few other factors. By talking to a professional roofing…

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