- Roof Maintenance
- Roof Maintenance
Every winter, countless homes are plagued by ice dams. Heavy snow and poor roof ventilation bring about a serious problem for homeowners. In this guide, we’ll discuss what ice dams are, how they form, how they can be prevented, and more.
Trees are a great addition to a homeowner’s property. They provide beautiful scenery in the fall and valuable shade in the summer. But if tree branches get too close to the roof, they can do some real damage. Learn about the potential problems tree branches pose and how to deal with them.
Moisture generated from inside commercial buildings can greatly impact the longevity of a low-slope roofing system. And while today’s manufacturers are producing the most durable low-slope materials to date, it's still the responsibility of the building owner to make sure proper ventilation systems and maintenance protocols are in place to protect the roof.
From heavy snowfalls to hurricanes to scorching temperatures, most homeowners have to contend with difficult weather patterns regardless of where they live. That’s why it’s important to have the right roofing system installed to protect your home and your family.
Summer is a great time to complete a number of roofing projects. And if you live in a climate where it’s often rainy and damp there is a strong possibility moss will grow on the roof. Moss is not necessarily harmful in itself, but it traps moisture against the roof, so it needs to be removed. We’ll outline how to remove moss with common household ingredients.
Mold and mildew is a hazardous effect of roof leaks, and a common spot for mold growth is right under the eaves of the roof. Little sunlight and low air movement provide an ideal environment for mold growth. Let’s examine how to best remove black mold from underneath roofing eaves.
A leaking roof will cause a lot of problems for a homeowner. And while a properly installed roof will last for many years, severe storms, fluctuating temperatures, and pests can all cause roof leaks. It’s crucial to repair a roof leak as soon as it’s discovered. If you don’t, the following damages will likely occur.
Winter can seem endless, but as the snow slowly starts to melt and the temperatures rise, it’s time to clean and inspect your roof. Winter weather can impose some serious strain on a roof system. Removing debris and cleaning off organic buildup will not only make the roof look better, it will improve the roof’s longevity, too. Once the snow melts, handle the following accordingly...
There are a number of issues that can arise when it comes to roofs, but there are ways to prepare yourself so you aren't caught off guard. Have your home regularly inspected and budget for unseen surprises to be as prepared as possible.
Every roof, over time, builds up a coat of organic debris from weather, tree branches, leaves, dirt, and more. Learn how cleaning your roof can prolong your roof's life, and see the various methods and pricing available.
Image courtesy of Heat Trace Specialists Excessive and constant snow throughout the winter can pose significant problems for homeowners. The extra weight of snow and ice can cause long-term structural damage, moisture penetration, and more. Installing a heating cable on the roof will prevent excessive snow buildup and minimize potential roofing problems
It’s a 1,776 ft. symbol of America’s freedom, determination and resilience. One World Trade Center took nearly a decade of planning and construction to complete, but it’s finally here. The final piece of the puzzle was erecting the massive 408-ft. spire atop the roof the building.
Your roof is one of the most expensive home-related investments you’ll ever make, yet roofs are also one of the most neglected parts of the house – doesn’t make sense. Just as you keep your lawn watered and trimmed, your roof requires maintenance to help prolong its life and ultimately save you money in the long run. Some roofing experts recommend inspecting your roof twice per year, while others suggest once every three months. A yearly inspection is the bare minimum to shoot for.