Skylights: The pluses and minuses about them


Skylights, the pluses and minuses about them. Only several people in their lives might say that they don’t need a bit more sun. But is it true that skylights are worth the time and effort? For centuries the Skylights have been around. In the architecture, even the ancient Romans included them to lighten the dark […]

How long does a normal shingle roof last?

New Roofing Installation

One question many people who have been on the market to replace or fix their roof is “what is the lifetime” for each roof type. We’ll start by talking about how long does a normal shingle roof last in this post.  While shingles are definitely one of the more traditional roofing techniques, it’s also one […]

Why do they use Clay Roof Tiles in the Southwest?

Clay Tiled Roof

Clay Roof Tiles come in several designs & styles, all with their preferred uses and appeal. Yet they have more to do than what the eye meets: but you need to discover what makes them so attractive to homeowners. The tiled roof looks so beautiful; they stay longer and are durable. They might be costly and […]

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Metal Roofs

Metal Roofing

Are you thinking about installing a metal roof on your home? That’s not surprising: metal roofs have become increasingly popular over the last several years. It’s now the second most commonly used roofing material after traditional asphalt shingles. The industry is growing, and that growth is only projected to continue. But how can you know […]

Your Roof in the Summer

Summer Roof Problems

Homeowners mostly never give thought abut their roof during the summer. Unless an extreme storm passes through or days of rain, the roof is just a forgotten structure. Of course, damage can occur if you aren’t vigilant. Here are some significant things that can harm your roof this summer. Tree branches In the spring, when […]

Critters get off my roof and quit causing damage

Critters on Roof

Critters get off my roof and quit causing damage: Raccoons, bats, birds, and rats..oh my. Critters and pests know how to do real damage to your home. Some burrow into your basement, dig holes in your roof, some like to make their home in your attic. Most creatures love the warmth of your home over the chilly outdoors. […]

Hail Damage To Your Roof – What To Look For.

Storm Damage

Hail damage may not be evident at first glance, but after an Upstate South Carolina hail storm, a roof inspection should be performed right away for hail damage. When it is safe, you should inspect your property. Before grabbing the ladder and climb on your roof, inspect items that are in eye view. Check your gutters, […]

Does your porch need a new roof?

Porch Roof

Porch roofs have been standard on homes everywhere for years. These roofs can protect your porch area from excess water during inclement weather. Remember, water can be destructive to untreated wood and concrete. They are a great addition to homes wanting square spacing. If you have a porch roof, it’s your responsibility to keep it […]

How to inspect your roof after a major storm.

Storm Damage

How to inspect your roof: The roof of your house is vulnerable to damage because of it being exposed to the outdoor elements. Storms with high winds, hail, heavy rain can damage all types of shingles. It is a great idea to see if your local roofing company has routine maintenance plans that include checking […]

Gutters Harming Roof

Blocked Guttering

Blocked Gutters, ignoring not an option. Gutters harming roof: I‘m sure you have been told thousands of times from when your parents told you until you owned your first home. “Clean the Gutters”! We all know that this chore is a pass over on the to-do list. Nobody wants to clean their gutters. After all, […]