Living in Florida is great! Fun in the sun, plenty to do and great food! But what happens when that small “no-name” tropical storm unexpectedly turns into a grumpy and bloated oversized monster of wind and rain… and it’s heading straight for you. You get ready, prepare your supplies, and help your friends and family
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Taking care of your roofing is one of the most important tasks as a homeowner. It can be easy to neglect and forget about your roofing because it is a sort of out of sight, out of mind approach. Plus, too many homeowners think that they will be able to easily spot a problem with their rooftop.
Gutter cleaning is a job which is often neglected. For most homeowners, gutters remain out of sight and out of mind, but ignoring clogged gutters can have serious consequences. When water overshoots your gutters due to the buildup of debris, the water will fall at the base of your home. This can cause a whole
Your roof is your home’s first line of defense against the elements. And rarely can you predict when your home will be hit by damaging weather. So what should you do if you suspect your roof has been damaged? It is important to have a clear understanding of the proper steps that should be taken
Sometimes a roof can naturally reach the end of its useful life without experiencing a roof failure. Maybe it looks old and worn, and you are concerned that it may be time for a new roof. If replacing an old roof is delayed, it could result in bigger problems down the road. So watch for