Four Considerations When Designing An Eco-Friendly Roof In A Warm Climate
18 May 2017
You may have heard a rumor that all you have to do for an eco-friendly roof is to replace it with a more reflective material. It's true that that can do some good, but for a more comprehensive and effective approach, you need to take into consideration these four factors. Work with your contractor to include them in your roof design.
1. Reflectivity and reflective barriers
First of all, yes, reflectivity is important in warm climates.
New Home Owner? 4 Signs To Watch For That Indicate Your Roof May Start Leaking
13 May 2017
If you just purchased a new home, it is your job now to take care of all the maintenance associated with your home, including taking care of the roof. Here are four signs that you need to watch out for that will let you know that your roof may start leaking if you don't take care of these warning signs.
Normally, plants don't grow on your roof. Plants, like mold, lichen and algae, start to grow on roofs when the idea conditions are present.
Should You Include A Skylight In Your Master Bedroom Design?
8 May 2017
Skylights were very trendy for a while -- especially in master bedrooms. They have fallen out of vogue somewhat, but there are many homeowners who still find them appealing and luxurious. Like any design element, skylights have their pros and cons. Consider both sides as you decide whether you truly want one in your master bedroom.
Pro: They give you a lovely view of the night sky.
If you enjoy gazing up at the stars on a clear night or even watching the clouds roll in before a thunderstorm, a skylight allows you to experience this.
Preventative Maintenance: 3 Ways It Helps Your Roof Last Longer
2 May 2017
It can be extremely easy to forget about your roof, especially with the hectic life that you probably lead. Of course, that is until a problem arises. However, with the multiple envrionmental factors that affect your roof on a daily basis, it requires regular attention. Otherwise, your roof could fail prematurely. This is why it is important to consider a preventative maintenance schedule with a roofing company. Here are three ways preventative maintenance can help improve the lifespan of your roof: