Making Repairs To Your Asphalt Shingle Roof

While installing asphalt shingles on your own might be beyond your DIYing skills, making a few repairs should be something that you can easily handle. Armed with a basic idea of what to do and a few materials, you should be able to save yourself a little bit of money by replacing damaged shingles.  Safety Precautions Before you undertake a repair, you need to take a step back and make sure that you keep yourself safe. Read More 

Remove Moss From A Tool Shed’s Shingle Roof

Moss is a flowerless, green plant that often grows in moist areas. If your tool shed's shingle roof is located in an area that is prone to wet conditions on a regular basis, you may have noticed moss growing on portions of the roofing materials. Eliminating moss will prevent excessive weight from being placed on the shingles, which could result in damage. Once you have finished, attach a zinc strip to the top of the roof to help keep the shingles protected. Read More 

Picking The Right Roof Color

When you are building or redoing your home, you probably spend hours choosing the color of the brick or siding. You examine many samples and think about how your choice is going to "hold up" after looking at it for years. Your attention to the exterior may falter, however, when it comes to choosing the right color for your roof. You need to spend as much time and effort on this choice as you do on the other construction materials so that you do not ruin the look of your home. Read More 

3 Options For Modern Roofing Materials To Replace Asphalt Shingles And Cut Energy Costs

If your old asphalt shingle roof is worn and in need of replacement, you may want to consider some energy saving alternatives when you have it replaced. Some of the newer materials available can help to reduce heat gain and improve the energy performance of your roof. Here are some of the modern roofing materials that you may want to consider to replace asphalt shingles and cut energy costs: 1. Lightweight And Light Colored Rubber Shingle Materials Read More 

3 Maintenance Tips To Help Extend The Life Of Your Roof

Your roof is an important component of your home. It keeps the elements outside and the inhabitants inside nice and dry. Without it, everything inside of your home would be destroyed. Unfortunately, many people don't take the time to properly maintain their roofs. They end up waiting until something goes wrong before they act upon it. To prevent being stuck with a major repair bill, here are three things you can do to maintain your roof and keep it in top condition at all times. Read More