How to File an Insurance Claim for Hail Damage

Hail Damaged Roof

Claims for hail damage to roofing, siding and windows are on the rise. If you live in an area where you can get hail large enough to cause damage to your roof, siding or windows, you will want to know how and when to file an insurance claim for damages, as your homeowners insurance may cover the cost of repairs or repl...

Recycling of Roofing Shingles & Materials

Owens Corning Recycling

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old roofing material when it's removed from your home? For years, old shingles and roofing material has ended up buried in landfills. Why is this bad? For starters, landfills are overflowing with waste. This waste increases air and water pollution and greenhouse gases that co...

How to Choose a Roofing Contractor

Salesman

There are many unscrupulous contractors and con artists out there scamming unsuspecting homeowners out of their hard-earned money, particularly for roofing work. There are also many legitimate, honest contractors who simply don't have the knowledge, experience, or skill to work on your home. Would you hand over thousan...

Porch Decor – Emmons Roofing & Siding – Spring Updates Series

House Numbers

Updating small features on your porch can have a big impact on your home's exterior decor. Decorative house numbers, new outdoor light fixtures, and porch ceiling soffit are all small, simple, affordable updates that can really change the look of your home's exterior. House Numbers Something as simple as updating hou...

How to File an Insurance Claim for Roof Damage

Tree Fell on Roof

If you own your home and experience damage to your roof such as storm damage, hail damage, fire damage, tree damage, etc., there is a good chance your homeowner's insurance will cover some of the costs to repair or replace your roof. To do this, you will need to begin by filing a claim with your insurance company. Once...

House Styles – Cape Code, Tudor, Victorian and more

White Siding Black Shutters

When you have the chance to upgrade your home's exterior, either by necessity or by choice, you will face the tough challenge of choosing a new style. While some homes have distinctive style, others may be a blank palette that can adapt to any style by changing just a few design aspects. Classic For those w...

Reasons for Roof Failure

Bunched Roof Shingles

Drip, drip, drip, it's the sound a homeowner never wants to hear – especially if you just replaced your roof! Your roof is brand new, how could this happen?? Roof failure is most often caused by poor workmanship, including incorrectly installed flashing systems and faulty attic ventilation. Poor Workmanship The mos...