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Are You Throwing Money Out Your Non-Energy Efficient Windows?

Energy Efficient Windows

Windows frame your favorite view and are key to making your home comfortable in summer and winter, yet most people don't think about them until they stop working properly. If your windows aren't performing as well as they should, now is a great time to consider replacing them with new, energy-efficient windows. You may...

Can I Have Both a Power Fan and a Ridge Vent System on My Roof?

Ridge Vent Installation

When the hot days of summer are upon us, this is a question our customers frequently ask us: Can a power fan and ridge vent coexist?. Having both a power vent and ridge vent installed on your roof can short circuit the attic ventilation system. When the power vent goes on, it can actually pull air from the ridge ven...

Recycling of Roofing Shingles & Materials

Recycling Roofing Shingles

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...

The Lowest Roofing Cost May Be Your Worst Choice

Roofing Cost Damage

You know the saying, "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is." That applies to everything, including roofing cost. When shopping for any kind of home improvement contractor, you should get several estimates and take time to compare them. If one of your estimates includes an unusually low roofing cost, this doe...

How to Choose a Roofing Contractor

Salesman

There are many unscrupulous roofing 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...

Colors of Roofing Materials

Colors of Roofing Materials

Few things have as great of an impact on your home's appearance as a roof, and changing the color of your roofing materials is a chance to change the overall feel of your home. While many may consider replacing a roof a daunting task, replacing your roof is actually an exciting opportunity. All of the replacement ro...

What to Ask After a Roof Inspection

Roofing Inspection Finds Double Layers

You've finally found your dream home! But have you had a licensed roofer inspect the roof? A roof inspection is highly recommended when you're purchasing a home, and a good home inspector will "walk the roof" (instead of simply looking at the roof from the ground or from the attic.) Here are some questions to ask th...

Expert Skylight Installation Services

Skylight Installation

Dark and dreary homes are now a thing of the past. Manufacturers like Velux now offer skylight solutions to brighten up even the darkest corners of your home. Whether your roof is flat or pitched, skylight installation is an option. Old "bubble" style skylights are unsightly and can break easily. Today's skylights a...

Porch Decor and Home Renovation Inspiration

Home Renovation Porch Lights

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 home renovation updates that can really change the look of your home's exterior. Outdoor Lighting Who doesn't enjo...

Why is My Roofing Quote Higher than My Neighbor’s?

Different Roofing Quote

When calculating a roofing quote, there is much more involved than the size of the roof. When comparing roof estimates with friends, family, and neighbors, here are a few things to keep in mind: Layers Additional layers of roofing raise the price. When the layers are removed, this calculates more waste. The removal o...