Anytime is a Good Time for Window Replacement

It seems that every spring and fall our calls for window replacement quotes increase dramatically because homeowners mistakenly believe that’s the only good time to install new windows. In reality, there is no bad time to replace your windows when you hire the right replacement window company. The right company has a method that prevents… Continue Reading

Understanding Window Styles

In blogs earlier this month, we covered shingle styles and siding styles, so today, of course, is all about window styles. Replacement windows are one of the easiest ways to improve the curb appeal and comfort of your home. Before you speak with a window installation company you should understand the most common replacement window… Continue Reading

Understanding Shingle Styles

No matter what brand shingles you are considering, there are two primary shingles styles, 3-tab and architectural shingles. As a GAF Certified roofing contractor we’re going to discuss their shingles but most major brands have similar options. Choosing the right roofing for your home can add to its architectural style. Three Tab Shingles Most commercial… Continue Reading

Understanding Siding Styles

Older aluminum and vinyl siding came in different colors but limited patterns. With the changes in technology there are now many different options for siding styles in both vinyl and fiber cement siding. If you’re looking to increase the curb appeal of your home, consider new vinyl siding with texture that better emulates wood siding.… Continue Reading

3 Misconceptions About Roof Leaks

One of the most common calls we get at Cooley Roofing are inquiries about roof repair due to a roof leaks. When we schedule an appointment to perform a roof inspection and inform the homeowner about our findings they are often surprised and question our service plan. We’ve decided to try to point out some… Continue Reading

Replacing Siding on Your Home, When is it Time?

The siding on your home isn’t there just for decoration. It does the big job of protecting everything inside. Replacing siding is a big undertaking financially, so how do you know if it’s time to replace yours? Depending upon the type of siding you currently have on your home, there are different things to look… Continue Reading

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