Why You Shouldn’t Clean Your Own Roof

In the age of do-it-yourself and fixing up, there are a lot of homeowners out there who resolve to handle many household maintenance projects themselves. The internet gives us 24/7 access to knowledge on the best way to do everything: mow lawns, paints houses, and …

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5 Ways to Protect Your Roof from Small Animals

Leaks, ventilation, standing water, and lack of maintenance are all common roofing issues homeowners have to deal with. And while there are many acts of nature that can damage your home’s biggest protector, one of the most overlooked, yet common, roof problems includes small critters. …

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What to Do About the Puddle on Your Roof

You probably already that water pooling on your roof is not a good thing. Standing water, or ponding, is when water sits on your roof after a heavy rainfall and doesn’t go away after 48 hours. It’s most common on commercial roofs because commercial buildings …

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The Dangers of Not Maintaining Your Roof

Homeowners don’t often think about the roof over their heads until there’s a problem. Frankly, that’s the worst possible time to think about your roof! While there are serious dangers of not maintaining your roof, we’ll start with this: it doesn’t look good. And when …

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Your Roof’s Spring Inspection Checklist

The first day of Spring is less than a week away, and we’re totally ready for it! Spring is a great time to get your roof inspected and, if needed, repaired, especially if you didn’t get a chance to do so before winter. If you …

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Why Roofs Need a Ventilation System

Roof vents are part of a complete roofing system, yet not all homes are properly vented and that can cause major problems. Whether you live in an area with a hot climate or cold climate, a roof ventilation system helps to maintain temperatures in your …

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Do Gutter Guards Really Work?

Keeping your gutters clean is important to protect your roof and home from water damage. But if the task of cleaning out your gutters seems to slip your mind often, or if you’re not quite comfortable climbing up a ladder, it’s time to get some gutter …

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How to Find a Roof Leak

Roof leaks are usually a result of another undetected problem on your roof. It’s important for house owners to know how to find a roof leak before it causes further damage to their home! Today, we will go over why your roof may be leaking …

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The Best Way to Clean Gutters

“It’s time to clean out the gutters!” is rarely a phrase homeowners will say with much enthusiasm, but gutters do a lot to help protect our roofs! Without a good gutter system, water could collect underneath roof shingles, get into the siding of your home, …

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What to Do With Black Streaks On Your Roof

If you’ve noticed black streaks on your roof, it’s most likely algae growing on top of your house. It can be mistaken for mold and mildew, and it’s equally unappealing. Algae growth doesn’t begin when you can see it. In fact, black streaks on your …

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