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

Quickie Fixes and Your Roofs Solar Panels

Your roofs solar panels are a cost-efficient, sustainable method of producing electricity for your home. Aside from saving, or even making money over the long term, one of the main reasons that householders have them installed is their reputation for being very low maintenance. However, solar panels can, and do occasionally go wrong. When this… Continue reading Quickie Fixes and Your Roofs Solar Panels

The Downside to DIY Roofing

Roofing involves incredible intricacy and skill. Approaching it the DIY way exposes you to every element and requires plenty of hard labor. It’s an extensive and time-consuming task, so weigh up the pros and cons before deciding to rely on your own expertise. The Practicalities If you can’t walk comfortably around on your roof, you won’t… Continue reading The Downside to DIY Roofing

Knowing When it’s Time for a New Roof

It is not always easy to tell when you need to replace your roof. Not all of the issues that can affect the integrity of your roof require a roof replacement. Unless you have a fire or a tree comes crashing through your roof, it is often difficult to determine which situations call for a… Continue reading Knowing When it’s Time for a New Roof

What is a Gable Roof?

Perhaps the most prominent feature of a home is its roof, which makes the style of roof you choose a critical factor in the appearance of your home. Ask anyone, child or adult, to “draw a house,” and you will most likely be presented with a depiction of a gabled roof. At its most basic,… Continue reading What is a Gable Roof?

Preparing for the Installation of Your New Roof

Although your roofer will do the hard work when you get a new roof, you can help make things go smoothly with a little preparation ahead of time. Here are some things you can do to prepare for the installation of your new roof. Clear away garden furniture Remove any furniture or other items from… Continue reading Preparing for the Installation of Your New Roof

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