How to Express Your Essence Through Your Roof

Five Common Problems That Plague Wooden Roofs And How To Fix Them

Owning a Swiss chalet is a sign of financial accomplishment. These beautiful residences are almost always comprised of wooden logs with a very rustic roof. Unfortunately, if you are not living in your Swiss chalet all year long, you will need to find a residential roofing contractor to care for the roof. There are at least five common problems that plague the wood roofs on a Swiss chalet, and here is how each should be repaired. Read More 

Three Hail Damage Myths You May Believe

Strong storms can be extremely damaging to residential structures. While homeowners often assume that tornadoes, hurricanes and other strong sources of wind are the only way that these storms can damage the house, hail can be a very common source of damage to the roof. Myth: Only Large Hail Can Damage A Roof One of the most prevalent misconceptions concerning hail damage is that it will only be caused by very large hailstones. Read More 

3 Ways To Prevent Mold Growth Around Your Home

Mold in the home can be a scary thing, especially if you are allergic to the fungus or have fungal sensitivities. Certain types of mold, such as black mold, can be hazardous to your health, even if you aren't allergic to it. If you see signs of mold, it's not always cause for alarm, but you should still take proper measures to keep mold at bay. Here are three ways to prevent mold growth around your home. Read More 

4 Benefits Of Flat Roofing

Having a home, you feel comfortable in can allow you to get more out of everyday life.  One thing you will want to ensure is in good condition is your roof. Taking time to install a new roof is one of the things you may need to do at some point in life. Choosing a flat roof is a very good idea and can help you achieve the goal of keeping your home well protected from the weather elements. Read More 

Four Benefits Of Converting Your Sloped Roofing To Flat Roofing

When you need a new roof and you are looking at the steep slopes on your home, consider converting your sloped roof to a flat roof. Yes, as far as residential roofing is concerned, this seems like an odd choice. However, there are at least four benefits to making this conversion. A Lift to the Upstairs Walls and Ceiling Having a steep-sloped roof usually means that rooms upstairs have sloped ceilings. Read More 

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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!