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 …

Dimensional Shingles

Asphalt shingles are the most common form of roofing material used in the United States, primarily because they are so affordable. With a wide variety of colors and styles, asphalt shingle roofs are an economical and attractive way to spruce up your residence. One criticism of shingles used to be that the boring or repetitive look caused every roof on …

Roof Safety Basics

Roofing projects aren’t as exciting as other home improvement projects, but are among the most important when it comes to maintaining your home.  DIY’ers who choose to complete small repairs, such as cracked flashing or a missing shingle themselves need to have some expertise in the area and follow basic roof safety to avoid costly mistakes and injury. Before you …