Living beside a busy street or highway can be annoying and disruptive. The sounds outside can sometimes overwhelm your senses during certain parts of the day and affect your comfort. If you are wondering if certain home improvements could help address this issue, you might be pleased to know that a new siding could be […]
Wondering what a French drain is? Is building one necessary? How exactly does it work? Water always flows downhill, and by the easiest route possible. That’s the basic concept behind a French drain, a slightly sloped trench filled with round gravel and a pipe that diverts water away from your house.
A professionally installed and maintained asphalt shingle roof can last up to 20 years. During those 20 years, the asphalt shingle roof will take a hammering from rain, wind, snow and heat, which can damage the shingles. It’s normal to see wear and tear. But how can you determine if your roof has aged naturally […]
Soffits and fascia are generally found along the eave area of your home. Oftentimes, they are regarded mostly as visual elements that give homes a more finished look. However, if you ask your roofing contractor, you’ll learn that these architectural components also offer crucial protection for your home’s exterior.
Oftentimes, we look at our heating and cooling system when we want to improve our home’s energy efficiency. While that is a sensible option, remember that your roof also plays an important role in maintaining a comfortable temperature inside your home.
Due to the amount of work that needs to be done during a roofing project, your home’s outdoor areas can become dirty and messy. Old materials, such as nails and shingles, would be removed. These things could end up on your lawn, patio or garden beds or cause damage to surfaces.