The National Weather Service recently issued a heat advisory for areas north of Houston and much of southeast Texas. Meteorologists say that you can expect temperatures to soar to near 100 degrees for most locations, with a heat index as high as 109 degrees.
Your roof can’t stay in its pristine condition on its own. It’s a helpless, nonmoving target for the elements, which slowly wreaks havoc on it day in and day out. It’s completely dependent on you to keep it free from anything detrimental to its health. With proper maintenance, you can get ahead of its problems and fix them accordingly to extend your system’s service life for as long as possible.
Every roof, residential or commercial, needs a scheduled maintenance plan to reach the end of its life span and protect against water infiltration effectively. It’s not free to send professionals up there for routine inspection, but the alternative potentially costs more money.
According to HomeAdvisor’s 2017 True Cost Survey, DIYing is popular among all generations, especially millennials. In fact, 60% of the youngest group of homeowners are do-it-yourselfers. One of the reasons they forgo professional services is mistrust; they’re uncertain whether they’re being charged fairly.
Each region of the United States has its own unique variety of home styles. In the Southern states like Texas, architectural leanings tend to focus on the mix between traditional and modern. It is important to take into account these home styles, especially when deciding on a roof or a window replacement.
The first few hours after a storm hits your area is one of the most difficult. The first things you need to do is make sure your family is safe and that you have a roofing contractor that provides storm damage restoration services. Storm damage restoration is much more than just fixing a damaged roof.
In the hunt for the perfect house, it’s easy to get swept away by the architectural design or the reasonable price tag. Apart from aesthetics and cost, however, you also need to consider the location.
Roofing repair work should be done by professionals, but knowing how to inspect your roof and recognize roof damage can help prevent potential problems from escalating into something that will require new residential roof construction. The following is a checklist that you can use when inspecting your roof for damage…. Continue Reading