Building & Construction

Read the on building and construction from our team at Yorkshire Roofing.

Top 10 Signs You May Need a New Roof

Knowing the type of material your roof is made of is one way to determine if you need a complete replacement or just a patch and repair work. In general, copper, tile, and slate roofs can last 50 years or longer, cement shingles around 25 years, and asphalt shingles about 20 years.  Aside from the […]

Different Types of Insulation for a More Energy Efficient House

One of the most effective ways to reduce your energy consumption and create a comfortable home environment is to include good insulation material in the design, construction, and renovation of your home.  In a report published by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), adding insulation in the attics and floors and air sealing the entire […]

How to clean up your gutters during fall

As pretty as the fall season is, with all of its vibrant colors and relaxing breeze, it comes with a little bit of discomfort as well. This season signifies the start of major household work, as well. There are a lot of tasks to be accomplished during the fall. For instance, you should need to […]

Factors that affect the life of your roof

Your roof takes the most beating more than all the parts of your house combined. It is normal to expect that the lifespan of a roof is not forever – even the most expensive and most elaborately made roofs can be a victim of destruction. However, it is still reasonable to assume that roofs should […]

Why Your Building Deserves a TOP Roofing System

Before we get to the why, allow us to explain a bit of a what TPO Roofing Systems are. TPO, otherwise known as Thermoplastic Polyolefin, is not the newest kid on the block for roofing options for huge structures but one of the most misunderstood materials. It is a single-ply reflective roofing membrane, that varies […]

How to Hang Christmas Lights Outside Your Home the Right Way

The Holidays are fast approaching. Are your homes ready to welcome the warmth of Christmas? Christmas is a joyous occasion, a time for family and friends to gather together in front of the fire while having hot cocoa and enjoying each other’s stories. Houses are decorated with bright lights and jingles are heard everywhere. At […]

How to protect your roof this summer

While most of us would rather be planning our summer vacations or enjoying time by the pool, it’s important to remember your roof this summer and a few keys tips to keep it in top shape through these extremely hot months. Let’s take a look at a few of the things you can do right […]

How to Clean your Roof Gutters

The roof gutters in your home do not just serve mere aesthetic value. It protects your home’s foundation. It is an undeniable fact that roof and gutter have it harder than any other part of your house. Unlike other parts of the house, the roof and gutters have to experience a combination of dirt, daily […]

Seven Simple Roofing DIY Tips

Have you ever put off getting your car checked out when the check engine light comes on, only to have to pay hundreds of dollars in repairs a few months later? Well the same predicament can happen to your home when you don’t pay attention to the signs of potential roof damage. To save you […]

Beware of Roofing Scams

In every type of business, scams are present. Whether you are in finance, retail, wholesale commerce, technology, people who want to take advantage of customers are everywhere. If you are not careful enough, you can easily fall into these traps. Even in-home construction and repair, scams are frequent. Without knowing the signs of scamming, it […]