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

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

  • 4 Reasons A New Roof Can Fail

    If you need a new roof, you should definitely hire well-trusted, professional, and experienced contractors. Otherwise, you can run into major issues. Here are four reasons why your new roof can fail completely, which is common when you don't hire the right people: Poor Installation: First off, installing a roof is a complex process and, if not done right, it will not work when it comes to protecting your home. This is why you should not install a new roof yourself or hire someone who does not have the proper permits and certifications.

  • 5 Reasons To Have A Metal Roof Installed

    If it's time your home was treated to a new roof, you should consider using metal as a roofing material. Although metal roofs were once limited to agricultural and industrial construction, they've been popping up more and more in residential neighborhoods. Metal comes with many advantages over its more traditional counterparts -- following are five of them.  Metal Has Superior Fire Safety Properties Roofs are often the first point of defense when it comes to fires caused outside the home because fires often spread via airborne sparks.

  • Four Upgrades To Consider When Replacing Your Home's Roof

    Most people don't spend much time thinking about their roof until it is time to replace it. If you're going to invest in a new roof for your house, you may want to consider including some upgrades that will improve its function and longevity. When talking with roofing contractors about a new roof, ask about the following popular roofing upgrades: Energy Efficient Shingles Most people want to save money on their heating and cooling bills and make their home more energy efficient.

  • Maintenance And Repairs You Should Make To Your Home's Roof To Prevent Interior Moisture Problems

    Keeping your roof and its drainage in good repair is important for keeping your home's interior well-maintained and safe for you and your family. When any part of your roof or its drainage system become damaged or compromised, interior water leaks can occur and lead to moisture problems and mold growth. Here are some tips to help you make simple repairs and regular maintenance to your home's roofing shingles and drainage.

  • Sagging Roofs: Answers To The Mystery Behind Them

    Have you noticed that your roof appears to be sagging? This is an unsettling realization for many homeowners, and many people do not realize the damages until they are obvious. This means that significant damages and remedies are usually needed to correct the issue. The following points will help you to understand why this phenomenon occurs. Foundation Issues The foundations of homes are the structural support. Problems with foundations can cause building materials to bulge and not be uniform in appearance.

  • 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!