Waterproof, Windproof and Weatherproof: The Perfect Roof for Your Climate

Waterproof, Windproof and Weatherproof: The Perfect Roof for Your Climate

  • 3 Crucial Tips To Remember When Having Your Roof Replaced

    If your home's roof is past its prime and is severely damaged, you need to have it replaced as quickly as possible. Otherwise, damage could result on the inside of your home. To make this roof replacement go as smoothly as possible, remember these tips.  Have Old Roof Inspected First  Replacing your entire roof is not a cheap job to complete, sometimes ranging into the thousands. To make sure you really need this replacement, you should have your roof inspected by a licensed roofer.

  • 4 Tips For Working On Your Roof Safely

    Ensuring your roof looks its best is the top way to avoid unwanted issues. Being proactive and making repairs as these occur is sure to be beneficial. Of course, you may need to make repairs over time that will allow your roof to last longer and look better. Regardless of what you need to do, it's important always to practice safety. Being aware of the tips you can put to use before climbing on top of your house may be helpful.

  • Leaves And Debris: The Hidden Danger To Your Commercial Roof

    Fall is almost here, which means it's time for the leaves to change colors and eventually make their graceful descent. But as spectacular as the fall foliage can be, it can also cause spectacular damage to your roof if you're not careful. Fallen leaves and windswept debris can do a number on your roof, ultimately resulting in a shorter lifespan and thousands of dollars spent on repairs. Fallen leaves shouldn't be shrugged off as a mere nuisance for your roof.

  • Comparing Roof Lifespans

    Of all the important characteristics and designs of roofing materials, lifespan is one of the first things you should worry about. You need to think ahead and try to invest in a product that doesn't need to be replaced too soon. Of course, some homeowners can easily handle products that have shorter lifespans, and they might even prefer them in a few ways. For example, homeowners might want a roofing replacement simply because they want to update their home style every couple of decades.

  • How To Install And Use A Fall Restraint Safety Harness For Working On Your Home's Roof

    If you need to climb up on your home's roof to replace some damaged shingles or flashing, then it is vital you wear a fall restraining safety harness. You can purchase the harness and its required attachment bracket at any hardware store that sells roofing supplies. To install the bracket and use your harness in a safe manner, follow this procedure: Step 1: Find a Suitable Attachment Point for the Bracket

  • About Me

    Waterproof, Windproof and Weatherproof: The Perfect Roof for Your Climate

    Hi, welcome to my blog. My name is Wendy, and after traveling through many parts of the world as I worked on a degree in anthropology with a minor in architecture, I learned a lot. I saw how people took different approaches to the same issue (putting a roof on their home), but more importantly, I noticed how those approaches were dictated by the climate and culture in the area. Unfortunately, I think a lot of people in North America build roofs that are traditional rather than roofs that are the right fit for the climate. If you are interested in exploring the latter idea, I'm here to help. These posts look at the best way to get a roof that protects you from the elements. Explore, enjoy and send your friends over to my blog. Thanks!