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

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

  • Three Ways You Can Use The Savings From Your Metal Roof To Make Your Roof Even More Eco-Friendly

    A metal roof can bring you savings in many forms. It can reduce the amount of energy used to cool your house, thus lowering both your environmental impact and the impact on your wallet. It can also save you money on repair bills and roof replacements, since a metal roof is so much more durable and long-lasting and so much less susceptible to damage than the roofs that you're used to.

  • Tips For Preventing Mildew On Vinyl Siding

    If you are a homeowner, you likely want your home to look good and last a long time. This can be difficult if you are constantly having to deal with siding that is growing mold. Vinyl siding is one such culprit. It's extremely durable and can deal with lots of different types of weather. However, parts of your vinyl siding might start to grow mold if it is in the shade.

  • A Roof Made Of Concrete? It's A Better Idea Than It Seems

    When you think of concrete, the first structures that come to mind are probably sidewalks and patio floors. But in fact, there's another great use for concrete -- and it's one you might not expect. Roofing tiles made from concrete are actually one of the most durable roofing materials available, whether you live along the coast or inland. Here's a closer look at the benefits of concrete tile roofing. A Long Life

  • 3 Maintenance and Repair Tips to Help Ensure You Get the Most Out of an Attractive Slate Roof

    If you have been looking for a more attractive material to use for the roof of your home, your choice of slate materials also means special maintenance will be needed. Over the years, you should expect that your roof will also need some small repairs. Doing maintenance like replacing loose tiles and cleaning the roof will help to reduce the repairs and give you more life from your slate tiles. Here are some maintenance and repair tips for slate roofs to ensure your new roof lasts for many years to come: 

  • Was Your Roof Damaged In A Hailstorm?

    Hail can quickly appear and then disappear. In its wake, it can leave a badly damaged roof that will require immediate attention. If you suspect your roofing was damaged by a hailstorm, here are some tips for handling the situation.  Inspect the Roofing  Before taking action, inspect your home's roof and gutters. Dents on the roof and gutters could be a sign of more serious damage. You do not have to climb on the roof to inspect it.

  • 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!

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