Water Damage Repair – Not Always Easy to Identify

Water Damage Repair – Not Always Easy to Identify

Water damage repair isn’t always easy to identify but it is essential for home buyers, investors and other would be-owners to evaluate the quality of repairs in order to make sure there isn’t other damage lurking in the background. Improperly performed water damage repairs may lead to numerous other problems. For example, mold may be…

Don’t Be a Drip – Identify Water Leaks Early

Don’t Be a Drip – Identify Water Leaks Early

Leaks do silent damage to a home. Something as small as a loose trap or clogged drain can go undetected for months; leaking water into your cabinets, between your walls, or under your floors and causing extensive, costly damage. An external leak in an irrigation system can quietly waste more than 100 gallons of water…

Three Reasons for Hiring Roofing Contractors

Three Reasons for Hiring Roofing Contractors

Whether you need an installation, repair, or simply an inspection, an experienced roofing company will be able to provide the help you seek. Research roofing contractors with a proven track record for your particular need. Most firms will offer three basic types of services. 1. Installation You can turn to roofing contractors when installing a…

Tips for Finding the Roofing Company for Your Needs

Tips for Finding the Roofing Company for Your Needs

In the summer months, make certain your roof is equipped with rain and ice shields. Also, ensure it is properly ventilated. Your home is heated by the wall line and this is where ice usually builds up. It is the build-up of this ice that can cause interior leaks. When you are buying shingles it…

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Roofing

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Roofing

All homes are built with a few common essentials. Walls, doors, windows, and beams are a few components that are common to all, whether a small cottage or a high-rise skyscraper. The roof of a house is one of the most important aspects of any construction. Selecting the right roofing option in accordance with the…

Emergency Roof Repair – Six Tarping Tips

Emergency Roof Repair – Six Tarping Tips

If you’re looking for “Emergency Roof Repair” information, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some pointers for tarping your own home. 1. First off, you need some good tarps. If you are in an area devastated by a hurricane, look for a FEMA assistance trailer. They may be able to get your home…

Roof Shingle Wind Damage – Clearing Up the Confusion

Roof Shingle Wind Damage – Clearing Up the Confusion

You may think that wind has not damaged your roof if you don’t see any shingles blown off. Think again. Wind can cause a multitude of damages to your roof that will decrease its life and leave it susceptible to leaks and further damage. And you may never even know it! When the wind blows,…

RV Water Leaks

RV Water Leaks

If there is a way to get in your RV, water will find it. Water leaks on an RV can cause extensive damage and can be extremely costly to repair. When I worked at an RV dealership I saw the damaging effects that water can cause to an RV time and time again. I learned…

All About Bathroom Remodeling and Roof Repair

All About Bathroom Remodeling and Roof Repair

Bathroom design affects the overall beauty of the house. Internet and magazines are full of inspiring ideas that urge you to change the look of your bathroom. Bathroom design not only calls for creativity but also functionality. Effective use of all fixtures along with complementary floor and ceiling tiles is what adds charm and warmth…

Home Improvement – Repairing Your Roof in a Timely Fashion

Home Improvement – Repairing Your Roof in a Timely Fashion

Often, when first-time home buyers consider buying a home they do not think long-term about home improvement or keeping up their home over the years when it comes to painting their home, replacing their roof, and even upgrading the appliances. This is because they do not want to think about the expense of owning their…

Roofing Contractor Tips – Tear-Off Or Overlay?

Roofing Contractor Tips – Tear-Off Or Overlay?

Homeowners seldom think about the roof over their heads until they encounter a roof leak problem. Then the question always comes up: should they get a tear-off (roof replacement) or just get a shingle overlay that just covers over the old roofing? If you have ever wondered the pro and cons of these two roofing…

Roofing Maintenance Tips: When Is It Time for a Replacement?

Roofing Maintenance Tips: When Is It Time for a Replacement?

The roof of a building is expected to withstand considerable abuse during its lifetime, from elements such as rain, hail, snow, fallen branches, and scalding temperatures. While a roofing structure is built to withstand these elements, at some point the roof can become damaged or could break down completely. Performing regular roofing maintenance will help…

What To Look For When Considering Roof Repair And Restoration

What To Look For When Considering Roof Repair And Restoration

As we move into the heat of summer it’s a good time to make sure your roof is in good condition. Roof repair and restoration is one of those things that, left too late, can cost you a lot more than an insurance premium. Furthermore your roof can take up to 40% of the exterior…

Keeping Roofs Leak Free – The Importance of Eaves

Keeping Roofs Leak Free – The Importance of Eaves

A roof is comprised of four elements: the main roof, the eaves, the fascia board and the gutter. A house without eaves can cause as much water damage as a house without a roof. Here is Dan’s story: Dan had three leaks in his house that caused water damage every time it rained. Finally, late…

How To Write A Repair Request – It’s In The Details

How To Write A Repair Request – It’s In The Details

Disclaimer: While your Realtor may draft a repair request for you, or you may do it yourself, I strongly recommend seeking competent guidance from an attorney who specializes in real estate matters. Real estate agents cannot give legal advice unless specifically qualified to do so. One of the major components of any quality real estate…

5 Most Common Roof Problems Roofing Contractors Can Take Care Of

5 Most Common Roof Problems Roofing Contractors Can Take Care Of

The roof makes one of the most important parts of your home or property. This is the part that directly defends you against harmful environmental and climatic elements. Your roofing system should therefore be designed to last long and keep your valuables safe and protected. However, depending on the type of roof you have installed…

Why Moss Removal is Important

Why Moss Removal is Important

Will the problem just go away if you just ignore it? No. Then why is it important to have the moss removed? The answer is simple, LONGEVITY. It is more cost effective to do maintenance rather than ignore it and have to deal with the consequences of repairing or completely replacing a roof. Maintenance is…

Use A Roofing Contractor for Technical Jobs

Use A Roofing Contractor for Technical Jobs

From the beginning of time it is everyone’s desire to have a roof over one’s head. The shelter a roof gave, made us comfortable in even the most adverse weather. The roof is usually taken for granted and comes into focus only when it leaks, gets damaged or being renovated etc. It may look like…

The 3 Main Benefits of Roof Restoration

The 3 Main Benefits of Roof Restoration

If you have neglected the idea of roof restoration in the past, and still are not sure if it’s really worth it, then these 3 benefits will be sure to change your mind: Increase the value of your home If you are thinking of selling or hope to one day make a profit on your…

Hiring Roofing Contractors – Top Questions to Ask Before Hiring

Hiring Roofing Contractors – Top Questions to Ask Before Hiring

When your roof starts leaking, it is time for repair. Even if you used strong and high-quality materials on your roofing, time will come when it will necessitate special attention from you. Nobody can handle roof installation, repairs, and replacements better than roofing contractors. But the problem is, where do you start? After gathering a…

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