How to Express Your Essence Through Your Roof

How To Ensure Your Roof Doesn’t Contribute To Your Home’s Fire Risk

If a fire ever breaks out in or near your house, the state of your roof will be one of the factors determining how fast the fire spreads. For example, the fire won't spread as fast if you have a fire-resistant roof, but some roofs can even accelerate the fire and cause it to spread. Here are a few measures you should take to ensure your roof can withstand fire and prevent it from spreading too fast: Read More 

3 Surefire Signs It’s Time to Consult a Roofing Contractor

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. Not only does it complete the look of your house, but it also creates a protective boundary that keeps your family safe from the outdoor elements. Unfortunately, your roof will also receive a great deal of abuse over the years, so repairs and replacement will be necessary eventually. On average, homeowners spend around $6,600 on a new roof, but knowing the signs that your roof is in distress might avoid a costly replacement. Read More 

Four Advantages Of Roof Coatings

Roof coatings, like their name would suggest, consist of a waterproof coating that is sprayed or applied to the surface of your roof, over your existing roofing materials, providing an extra layer of protection against water and the elements. This distinct function and method of application gives roof coatings a number of unique benefits: understanding what those advantages are can give you enough information to figure out if a roof coating is the right fit for your needs. Read More 

Four Advantages Of Seamless Gutters

Seamless gutters are a specific type of gutter system for your roof that, as their name would imply, are installed in a single piece, so there are no seams connecting sections of your gutters. These gutters are custom constructed for the contours of your home from a single piece of metal. This distinctive construction gives seamless gutters a number of unique benefits over traditional seamed gutters. Understanding what the main benefits associated with seamless gutters can help you decide if installing seamless gutters is the right fit for your roofing needs. Read More 

Three Reasons For Leaking Gutters

Your gutters are an important part of your roofing system, and ensure that water is properly drained away from your house. A leaking set of gutters can cause water damage within your home, flooding in your basement, or even landscape erosion. There are a few different reasons why your gutters may be overflowing water: understanding what these reasons are can help you troubleshoot your gutters and get them working properly again as soon as possible. Read More 

About Me

How to Express Your Essence Through Your Roof

A couple of years after moving into my first home, I decided I needed a new roof. When I told the roofer that I wanted to express my essence, he asked if I wanted shingles or metal. However, I knew the idea could go deeper than that. For example, gardeners can put plants on their roofs, fashion gurus can match their roof to their home, those who crave extra space can make a roof patio, you can take cues from your favorite country, and there are thousands of other ways to express your essence. If this idea piques your interest, get comfortable and start reading. The posts in this blog are designed to inform you and hopefully guide you toward the perfect roof for you, your personality, your home and your family. My name is Kat. Thanks for reading!