Vent your attic will save you money.
Sep21

Vent your attic will save you money.

When an attic is ventilated properly, air circulation occurs naturally through convection that allows air to be drawn in from the outside from lower elevation areas of the attic (soffit vents) and exhausted through higher areas (ridge vents, dormer vents or roof turbines) in a process of drafting like the way a chimney works. It boils down to a simple concept that every elementary school student learns in science class that hot air...

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Is building square footage the same as roofing quote footage?
Sep21

Is building square footage the same as roofing quote footage?

Depending on where the information is coming from is going to determine the basis on which the estimated roof footage is calculated. The roof square footage is what we (roofing contractor) need to calculate a budget quote to do the job. So, when you say my home is 1,500 square feet, how much to do the roof? Well, that is a good question. Does that amount include the garage? Does it include the back covered lanai area that is...

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More key points you should know about maintaining your roof.
Sep21

More key points you should know about maintaining your roof.

There are many home improvements that we look forward to completing — like a gorgeous kitchen update or planting a lovely garden. But one task that may be less exciting to invest time and money into (but even more important) is roof repair. This area of our house deserves some extra attention because neglecting it can lead to high energy bills, extensive damage or worse, not to mention the costs to fix it. To keep your roof in good...

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How do I protect my tile roof?
Sep16

How do I protect my tile roof?

How vulnerable is my tile roof in a hurricane? Materials, age of the roof, and installation determine how well a roof may stand up to hurricane-force winds. Of all roof materials installed in the past 15 years for steep slope applications, the best performing has been metal and concrete tile. Additionally, concrete roof tiles have been tested and proven to withstand wind speeds more than 125 miles per hour in full-scale wind testing....

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Some key points you should know about maintaining your roof.
Sep14

Some key points you should know about maintaining your roof.

There are many home improvements that we look forward to completing — like a gorgeous kitchen update or planting a lovely garden. But one task that may be less exciting to invest time and money into (but even more important) is roof repair. This area of our house deserves some extra attention because neglecting it can lead to high energy bills, extensive damage or worse, not to mention the costs to fix it. To keep your roof in good...

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