Why You Should Not DIY a Roof Replacement

Do-It-Yourself, or DIY, has become quite popular over the past few years, especially when it comes to home renovations. From demolition to painting to installing new kitchen cabinets, is there anything homeowners shouldn’t be able to do by themselves? There’s a reason why there are …

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Can I Install a New Roof Over My Old Shingles?

In the interest of saving cost and time, some homeowners may wonder “Can you put new roofing shingles over old ones?” Technically, you could. But would we recommend it? No, we wouldn’t. Here’s why. Roofs Are More Than Just Shingles Most local building codes only …

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Budgeting Tips for Your New Roof

When was the last time your roof was replaced? If it was over 15 years ago, then now is a good time to start planning a roof replacement. Most homeowners don’t think about replacing their roof until it is leaking or failing. And when they’re …

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How Long Does It Take to Install a New Roof?

Remodeling or updating a home is always a time consuming process, and homeowners like knowing how long certain projects are going to take. While many homeowners take weeks to months in researching the right roofing contractor, the average home takes only a few days to …

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How to Choose the Right Roof for Your Historic Home

When it’s time to replace a roof, most homeowners are able to choose the type of roofing material they want in a variety of colors. But there are some homes across the country that are required to adhere to a certain list of rules. That …

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How to Turn Your Flat Roof into a Pitched Roof

When a homeowner decides to replace their roof, they usually mean ripping out the old shingles and roofing material and replacing them with new ones. Once in a blue moon, though, a “roof replacement” may mean a structural change. That is, adding pitch to a …

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Do I Need A Permit For My New Roof?

As with any major home repair or renovation, it’s important to make sure everything is done correctly. That means following building codes and, if necessary, pulling the right permits for your project. A new roof permit may not always be at the forefront of your …

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How to Choose the Right Roof Color for Your House

Just like any home building or remodeling project, choosing the right roof shingle colors for your home can bring on analysis paralysis; there are quite a few colors to choose from! Reds, grays, blacks, and greens…you may be wondering if it’s possible to choose the …

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Figuring Out The Cost to Roof a House

The cost to roof a house can be a daunting number, especially if you weren’t expecting the need for a roof replacement or repair. The process to getting a roof replacement only gets more confusing when multiple contractors are giving different estimates. Even a quick …

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