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DO I NEED A NEW ROOF?

By |2021-07-19T18:57:15+00:00August 23rd, 2021|

Sometimes a roof can naturally reach the end of its useful life without experiencing a roof failure. It just looks old and worn, and you are doing preventive maintenance on your home. If replacing an old roof is delayed, however, it could result in bigger problems down the road. So, watch for the warning [...]

MIKE ROWE ON SKILLED TRADES

By |2021-07-19T18:56:18+00:00August 16th, 2021|

We Don’t Seem to Value The Pursuit of a Useful Skill’ Mike Rowe might not be the handiest of men himself, but he has long been a supporter of the skilled trades and an advocate for those called to them. The former star of Dirty Jobs and current host of Somebody’s Gotta Do [...]

SHIELD YOUR ROOF

By |2021-07-19T18:55:30+00:00August 9th, 2021|

Shield Your Roof From Ice and Water Damage with Leak Barriers Your roofing system is made up of protective layers, designed with the latest technological advances to shield your home from ice and water- keeping your roof deck dry and safe. One of these layers is called a leak barrier, which is often referred [...]

ROOF WARRANTY FOR HOMEOWNERS

By |2021-07-19T18:54:35+00:00August 2nd, 2021|

The Benefits of a Roof Warranty for Homeowners When buying a new roof, it is important to understand what kind of warranty you will receive when the job is complete. All reputable roofing manufacturers will offer some basic warranty coverage against manufacturing defects in the roofing materials, but oftentimes there may be enhanced warranty [...]

THE IMPORTANCE OF ROOF COLOR

By |2021-05-07T17:58:07+00:00May 31st, 2021|

Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak believe since the roof is such a prominent exterior component, figuring out how it plays into the home’s color palette is crucial. Their home in the Indianapolis area is shown here. Photo: Owens Corning. POSTED BY: SUE BURKETT JUNE 22, 2017 Could anything be more ubiquitous in our [...]

WHAT IS SOFFIT?

By |2021-05-07T17:57:27+00:00May 24th, 2021|

Most people can easily point out the siding and shingles on a home, but if you ask “what is soffit?” or “what is fascia?” you may get a shoulder shrug. Both soffit and fascia are present on nearly every home, if you look somewhere between that siding and the roof. Most homes have a [...]

SIDING COSTS, PROS & CONS

By |2021-05-07T17:56:53+00:00May 17th, 2021|

LP Smartside vs Hardie | Compare Siding Costs, Pros & Cons Many homeowners looking for a top quality house siding debate between installing LP siding or Hardie Plank. While Smart siding is the newcomer to the residential market, with only about 20 years in business, its popularity across the US is growing very fast. [...]

SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS

By |2021-04-12T18:48:43+00:00May 3rd, 2021|

Inventories Depleted as Boom Follows Bust Across the board, prices of building materials have been skyrocketing for the past few months. Distributors are reporting that increases of five to ten percent on building materials are typical for nearly every manufacturer. An increase of less than five percent is an exception while many product lines [...]

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