Types of Gutter: Shapes and Materials

While there are different types of gutter based on their shapes and materials, they all have one job to do: Protect your home’s foundation, the basement, and the surrounding landscape from flooding and water damage. Remember, stagnant water encourages mildew and mold growth and ruins your home’s paint and structural integrity over time.   Gutter […]

How Trees Damage Your Roof and Ways to Prevent It

Do you know that mature trees in a landscape yard can increase the home value by up to 19%, as shown by nationwide surveys? But remember, trees that are too close to your roof may cause structural damage or reduce the life of your shingles, resulting in expensive repair and maintenance.  Risk of falling. If […]

Roof 101 for new home owners

It is an exciting experience to move-in to your first house. Whether it’s a brand new home or a mortgage place, the feeling of independence and success is just overwhelming. And sometimes, because we are too overwhelmed, we tend to overlook important details of the house we just bought. This includes checking the heating, ventilation, […]

What you Need to Know Before Installing Rooftop Solar Panels

Did you know that according to SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) 2015, the solar energy industry surpassed the natural gas industry in capacity additions, which is important because it translates to solar energy providing “29.5 percent of all new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in 2015.” And as the concept of solar energy continues […]

How to de-ice your roof

Whether or not you’re a fan of the new hit movie La La Land, it does a fantastic job at describing life on the golden coast by opening with the song “Another Day of Sun”. It also titles all of the four seasons, every one of which is opened with a bright sunny day. With […]

How to know when it’s time to replace your roof

Easy ways to tell when your roof is ready to be replaced  When replacing old items like worn out tires or a really old mattress it’s usually pretty easy to tell when the time comes that they are in need of replacement. What about when it’s time to replace the roof on your house though-how […]

Roofing Tips for this Summer

With the official beginning of summer just around the corner and the extremely hot weather already here your mind is probably focused on summer vacations and swimming, and not necessarily on the condition of your roof. But as boring as it sounds compared to all the summer adventures you’re planning, you really do need to […]

5 Tips for Preventing Roof Leaks

The most common problem that contractors are called upon to fix is a leaky roof. Unfortunately, this serious issue is not a cheap fix either, so any measures that homeowners or building owners can take to prevent the problem from occurring in the first place will be well worth the effort. The following are a […]

How to know when it’s time to replace your roof

How to know when it’s time to replace your roof: signs of an aging roof and what to look for to make the decision Have revealing signs you’ve recently noticed either inside your home or on the exterior, such as damaged shingles or visible water spots left you concerned with the condition of your roof? […]

Common Roof Problems Facing Bay Area Home Owners

Your roof is such an important part of your life, yet you rarely give it any thought. Hopefully, if it is doing its job right, it will not call any extra attention to itself. However, being such a vital piece of your life, it is good to be an informed homeowner and know just exactly […]