How to Express Your Essence Through Your Roof
Maintaining your roof is a constant year-round responsibility that keeps your home interior protected and free of moisture damaging leaks. As fall arrives and the temperatures begin to chance, it is an important time to make sure our roof is prepared for a winter of harsh temperatures and storms. Here are some tips to help you clean, repair, and maintain your roof to get it ready for the upcoming season.
A shingled roof definitely has its list of advantages. Asphalt shingles are resilient and offer a fairly long lifespan for most homes. However, if it is time to replace or cover up those roofing shingles, you may want to consider having them covered with a foam roof. Because foam roofing can be applied over existing roofs, the shingles themselves don't have to be removed before the new roof goes in place.
Siding is a type of weather-resistant material that is placed over the exterior walls of your house. The siding gives a layer of protection from elements to the building. There are many different styles and materials that can be used for siding. Thinking of installing new siding on your house? There are some factors that you will want to consider – such as the cost and difficulty level for each type of siding.
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.
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.
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!