spring roofing maintenance checklist

How To Repair Chimney Flashing

Your chimney is perhaps the most vulnerable part of your roof. When you think about it, it kind of sticks out like a sore thumb. Perhaps the most vulnerable part of any chimney is the flashing around the base. This is the metal that surrounds the junction between the base of the chimney and where it meets the roofing. It is meant to keep water from settling in the corners around the chimney base and causing deterioration. Read More 

Tips To Replace Damaged Shingles And Tar Paper On Your Home’s Roof

If several asphalt shingles on your home were damaged and water has been dripping into your home each time that it rains, remove the damaged roofing materials and tar paper that is torn by completing the steps below for a proper roof repair. Afterward, secure new pieces of tarp paper and shingles to the roof to provide your home with a leak-proof barrier.  Materials tarp extensive ladder safety harness nail puller flexible putty knife commercial detergent scouring pads water hose measuring tape utility knife tar paper roofing cement standard paintbrush asphalt shingles power nail gun nails Remove Damaged Shingles, Tar Paper, And Cement Read More 

Protect Your Home Through Vigilance - Signs Your Hail Damage Requires Repair

During a violent hail storm, the sounds inside your home can make you feel like the sky may be falling. After the storm ends, it's important that you take steps to make sure that it doesn't metaphorically happen. While it can be difficult to manually check for hail damage, there are some tell tale warning signs that a home owner should be aware of. Below, you'll find a guide to a few of those signs. Read More 

How to Fix Your Siding

Have you ever walked by a home and noticed that the siding is starting to flex and bend. It becomes very eye catching when the sun is reflecting off of the siding. You may have seen this, and it may even be your own home that you have seen this on. This occurs for a few different reasons, but for the most part, it is because the siding heats up and expands. Read More 

Shingle Cleaning 101: Simple Solutions To Clean Your Asphalt Shingles

Maintaining your home can be challenging due to the different tasks needed to keep your investment clean and functional. From mowing the lawn and cleaning the windows to repairing a leaking faucet, these obvious tasks will uphold your home's function, appeal, and total value. Unfortunately, you may not realize how a dirty roof can affect your home. Not only will a dirty roof affect your home's curb appeal, but heavy residue and mold growth can increase your risk of leaks and severe water damage. Read More