Understanding Replacement Window Rating Terms

If you’ve ever looked into replacement windows, you’ve likely noticed each one has a sticker with lots of numbers, terms, and acronyms. Those stickers are there to help you compare the windows in an apple to apples fashion. The window companies don’t get to randomly decide what they put on the sticker, there are formulas… Continue Reading

Do You Need Roof Repair Due to Dry Rot?

There are many reasons you may need roof repair but one few homeowners are aware of is dry rot. Dry rot is actually a misnomer because it’s primary cause is moisture. Because of our hot and humid summers, many homes in our area have dry rot damage. What is Dry Rot? Dry rot is actually… Continue Reading

Wind Damage to Your Roof

Although we don’t see a lot of tornadoes or hurricanes come through our area, we do see our share of strong storms with straight line winds. When rain and strong winds come together, we see an increase in calls for roof repair due to leaks. There isn’t a lot that can be done to prevent… Continue Reading

What Brand Shingle is Best? Part 2 of 2

Last week’s blog broached the question we get so often about which brand of shingle is best. If you missed part one, click here. As we said last week, there is no “best brand,” only the best brand for you. We addressed the benefits of GAF shingles. Today we’re going to cover Owens Corning and… Continue Reading

What Brand Shingle is Best? Part 1 of 2

Homeowners ask us this question regularly and our answer is always the same; we don’t sell any brand shingle that we can’t stand behind. That means the right shingle for you may be different than the right shingle for another homeowner. Depending upon the style of your home, your budget, and the color shingle you’re… Continue Reading

Can ENERGY STAR Roofs Really Save You Money?

The Department of Energy’s ENERGY STAR®  council has strict guidelines for rating a product ENERGY STAR. A business can’t just put the logo on a product. With that being said, ENERGY STAR rated roofing materials really can save you money. There are also other benefits. How Cool Roofs Work Just like when you wear a… Continue Reading

Common Causes of Roof Leaks

It’s never fun to discover you have a roof leak. If you are in need of a roof repair due to a leak, don’t delay, call your trusted roofing company today. If you are hoping to avoid needing roof repair, make sure to keep your roof in top shape through annual inspections and maintenance. Here… Continue Reading

Three Benefits of New Siding

Siding is one of the most visible parts of our homes. It also protects it from the elements and pests. If you’re tired of your worn siding but are trying to justify new siding, here are three benefits that you may not have realized new siding brings. Comfort Today’s siding is significantly more energy efficient… Continue Reading

Help! I Received an HOA Violation Letter

If you live in a deed restricted community, now is the time many of the association managers drive by every home and note various violations. Lots of people know that leaving their trash cans out and having a dead tree are not allowed. Few realize that staining or streaking on their roof is considered an… Continue Reading

Is Your Roof Ready for Summer Storms?

The Triad isn’t prime territory for hurricanes but we get our fair share of strong storms every summer. The strong winds, hail, and driving rain can cause storm damage to your roof. If you haven’t had your roof inspected since before last summer, consider calling a professional roofing company for a roof inspection before storm… Continue Reading