How to Express Your Essence Through Your Roof

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 

Buying A Commercial Building? 3 Things To Consider About The Roof

When purchasing a commercial building, there are a lot of factors to take into account. Not only are there financial considerations involved, such as whether or not the property fits into the budget, there are also physical attributes of the building that need to be considered. Commercial buildings tend to be much larger than residential properties and have different needs. The roof in particular is often very different on a commercial building. Read More 

How Roofing Quality Affects Energy Costs

Over and above the obvious function of sheltering a home from the elements, roofing is an intricate system that is supposed to help your home be energy efficient. If you intend to install a new roof, a roofing contractor is able advise you on how to achieve optimal energy efficiency for your home whether the roof is for a new house or an existing one. A poorly installed roof will cost you a lot on your monthly utility bills. Read More 

Protect Your Roof: 4 Steps To Take After A Major Storm

If you live in an area that sees major storms during the summer months, such as heavy wind or hail storms, then there's a good chance you'll need to make roofing repairs due to storms at some point in your life (if you haven't already). If you're a relatively new homeowner, there are some important steps you should know to follow after a major storm to avoid paying out-of-pocket for damage. 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!