What New Homeowners Need To Know About Their Roofs

Congratulations on your new home!  Home ownership is a great gift to your family and financial future.  As a new homeowner, however, it’s important to understand your relationship with your home and how to keep it in great shape for years to come. One part of the home that new homeowners frequently find themselves clueless about is the roof and …

Should You Buy That house With An Old Roof?

You’ve found a house that you love.  Perfect location, right amount of square footage, great school district, big yard for the kids, everything you want and most importantly the price is right. However, there’s one issue: you might be buying a house with an old roof. Old roofs are the number one deal breakers when it comes to buying a …

4 Popular Roofing Upgrades

Re-roofing your home may not be the most glamorous of home improvements.  However, having a high-quality roof can greatly extend the life and value of the property below it. Whilst this is a functional feature, we should not forget its form as well, but there are more ways than ever before to make a roof aesthetically pleasing. Take your time to …

Tile Roofing Pros & Cons

To some, tile roofing is purely a stylistic choice.  It’s a distinctive look that can completely change the appearance of a home and therefore very personal.  Aside from the obvious aesthetic appeal and incredibly long life expectancy of tile roofs, there are several other benefits of choosing this material over a less costly one. To start with, tile roofs perform …

Skylights Pros & Cons

A skylight can provide your home with daylighting and ventilation. Natural light is a big selling point for homebuyers, which could increase your home’ s value. That’s why so many people want them even though they are expensive and prone to potential problems. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of skylights before you make the final decision …