Maintenance

How Ice & Snow Can Impact Your Roof

HOW ICE & SNOW CAN IMPACT YOU ROOF It’s that time of year again – snow and ice are accumulating, and it’s bitter cold outside. In Michigan, one of the harshest elements your roof can come in contact with is ice. Making sure your roof can stand up to the elements is important, however, even […]

The Low Down on Roof Leaks

There are a number of reasons that a roof leaks. You can probably guess that a roof leak is more likely to occur the older the shingles are. Did you know that poor insulation and improper ventilation are also two leading causes of leaks and roof deterioration? Even if you had the best quality shingles […]

10 Things You Should Look for in Your Roofing Contractor

The best way to find a contractor is to design a checklist that helps you determine what you are looking for. Building trust begins with looking at how well a company fits your needs. Consider these 10 things you should look for in your roofing contractor, before you schedule your next roofing project. Experience Longevity […]

Buying or Selling a Home? Don’t Forget the Roof!

When you’re buying or selling a home it is easy to overlook the condition of your roof. Don’t make that mistake! The roof is one of your home’s most important features, your “first line of defense” against the elements. A healthy roof makes for a more attractive and longer-lasting home. When you’re selling If you […]

Don’t Find Yourself with a Leaky Roof this Winter

Don’t Find Yourself with a Leaky Roof this Winter As you do your routine maintenance this month (cleaning gutters, removing leaf and twig debris, cutting back trees overhanging your roof), look for any signs that you may need roof repairs or a new roof. Here are some winter warning signs that should prompt you to […]

Roof Damage: Repair or Replace?

You know your roof is damaged. You’ve seen water spots on your interior walls or ceiling. Or you may have noticed some outside damage, such as raised shingles or soft spots on the roof. How do you know whether to repair or replace your roof? That depends on the kind of damage, of course. Though […]

5 Telltale Signs of a Leaky Roof

A leaky roof and water damage If you saw a house with gutters sagging, water running down the siding outside, and stains on the ceilings inside, you’d know there was trouble under that roof. But what if you’re already living in the house, and you don’t keep your eyes open for the signs of a […]

Save Yourself Money with Roof Maintenance

Preventative maintenance for residential roofs is cheaper than repairing or replacing, right? It sure is! Here are a few basic but important things you can do to prevent damage to your roof, saving you money in both the short and long term. Trim your trees. We’re not talking about decorating for the holidays, of course. […]