Maintaining a Wood Shingle Roof

  Whether your roof is made of wood shakes or shingles, odds are if you have a wood shingle roof, it’s made of western red cedar. The good news is a cedar shingle roof is a beautiful enhancement to your home that provides long-lasting protection from some of the worst that mother nature has to… Continue reading Maintaining a Wood Shingle Roof

The Downside to Tile Roofs

Tile roofing in all its forms — concrete, slate, clay, and so on — has some definite advantages, but it’s not a perfect form of roofing by any means. Depending on where you live, how you normally treat your house, and what your household repair budget is usually like, tile roofing can actually cause quite… Continue reading The Downside to Tile Roofs

Choosing the Right Attic Insulation for your Home and Budget

Attics tend to be the most overlooked part of your home in which heat can escape. A poorly insulated attic can cause the winters in your home to be freezing cold and the summers to be scorching hot. This is because the attic is directly connected to the roof. The temperature of the roof will reflect… Continue reading Choosing the Right Attic Insulation for your Home and Budget

Aluminum Roofing vs Steel Roofing

Today, metal roofing is one of the most fashionable trends in the building industry. As such, there is an increasingly growing demand on metal roofing materials across the globe. They are largely popular due to their durability, lightweight, and ability to withstand any weather condition. When it comes to the manufacture of metal roofing, the… Continue reading Aluminum Roofing vs Steel Roofing

Reasons to Consider Tile Roofing for Your Home

Whenever you choose a roofing material you’re weighing a few factors. Cost and durability are hugely important considerations, and those factors can be felt years down the line in terms of maintenance and energy efficiency. Tile Roofing 101  Tile roofs are are considered extremely energy efficient, since they insulate your home so well, and cost-conscious as… Continue reading Reasons to Consider Tile Roofing for Your Home

The Advantages of Slate Roofing

Although asphalt shingles are the most ubiquitous type of roofing material, slate is increasingly being used for roofs. Benefits of Slate Roofing  Slate is a naturally occurring rock compound that derives from volcanic ash. As a roofing material slate is fairly heavy and almost impervious to jostling around in high winds or cracking in extreme… Continue reading The Advantages of Slate Roofing

The 4 Most Popular Roofing Materials

Most roofs undergo major repairs or outright replacements every decade. That’s once every ten years! Choosing the correct building materials from the outset can help defray or prevent spending more money than you absolutely need to on a roof. Wood shakes, composite shingles, concrete and slate probably remain the most popular choices today. Before selecting… Continue reading The 4 Most Popular Roofing Materials