When To Check Your Roof For Signs Of Damage

Roofing materials are made to last for many years, but you have to stay on top of repairs to make that happen. Since your roof is mostly out of sight, you should inspect it occasionally to make sure it isn't damaged or leaking. Here are some times in particular when you should inspect your roof to make sure everything is still okay. After A Hail Storm Hail does a lot of damage to roofing materials.   Read More...

Five Warning Signs Your Roof May Be Due For A Replacement

Most of the time, homeowners don't think about their roofs overhead and tend to take them for granted. However, when damage strikes or the roof just wears out from old age, the appearance of leaks and other roof-related problems can remind you of its presence in a hurry. That is why it is important to keep an eye on your home's roof. By knowing the warning signs of a failing roof, you will be able to anticipate future roof replacement needs.   Read More...

How To Identify Hail Damage On Your Roof And Avoid False Insurance Claims

Insurance adjusters really do not like filing false claims on home insurance policies. That is the biggest reason they will send a company person out to assess the claimed damages. If you want to file for hail damage, you should probably check your roof first. Just because you got hail does not mean you got hail damage to your roof. Here is how to identify hail damage and avoid a(n) (accidental) false insurance claim.   Read More...

Should You Take a Chance and Hire a New Roofing Company?

When you start shopping around for a contractor to re-roof your home, some of the most common advice you'll get is to hire a company with a lot of experience and many years in the industry. But while hiring an established company is a good way to get results, this does not always mean hiring a newer, up-and-coming roofing company is a bad choice. If you've been thinking of hiring a newcomer to the industry, here's a look at some of the advantages of doing so -- as well as a few tips to ensure you make the right choice.   Read More...

Is Your Roof Hurricane-Ready? What You Can Do to Prepare

With summer here, one thing is for sure—hurricane season has begun. Is your roof hurricane-ready? While a powerful storm can destroy even the most durable structure, a roof in poor condition can easily fail during a low-level storm. Make sure you know what to do to ensure your roof is ready for hurricane season. Schedule an Inspection Roof problems are often progressive. For example, one slightly loose shingle can open the door for water penetration that can cause more shingles to loosen, leading to major water leaking and damage.   Read More...