If your roof is at the end of its lifespan or the warranty is basically up, and you are now facing a total roof replacement, there are a few things you need to speak with your Huntsville roofers about before they begin the job. Instead of simply having them go up, tear off the old roof and replace it with one that looks exactly the same, you may opt to go with a new look. It can be a great way to bring attention to your home if you plan to sell in the next few years, so it needs to be given a little consideration before the process begins. Here are some things to think about and talk over with your Huntsville roofing company. Continue reading
Your roof is one of the most important components of your home. It keeps the weather out, and the heat or warmth in, depending on what Mother Nature is tossing at you that day. You need to make sure that you are paying close attention to your roof in order to stave off any issues that could cost you more in repairs down the line. As with most things, if you notice a problem early on, it can be much easier and cheaper to fix than waiting and having it taken care of at a later point in time. Continue reading
Do you know how often you should have Huntsville roofers over to inspect your roof? Is it a yearly thing, or maybe every few years? Or perhaps it is only as you see the need? The fact of the matter is that every roof is slightly different. Some of the time, you can see the damage on your roof that signals a problem, or you have had some type of a leak that has come into your house. These are definite signs of times where a professional roofer should be called in, but there are also times where you need to get your roof inspected with no outward signs of problems. Continue reading
Standing back and looking at the roof of your house, you can tell it has seen better days. It may or may not be leaking a little bit, but if it is not leaking yet, you can tell that it will in the near future. So, does that mean that you can get away with repairing the areas that are leaking or about to leak? Or should you go through and have the entire roof replaced to protect your home? The best way to know for sure is to ask a Huntsville roofer to take a look. Continue reading
Have you noticed that you have granules or small pebbles coming out the end of your downspouts? That’s the sign of a problem with your roof, but do you know what the problem is? When you start to see those little pebbles coming out of your downspouts after the rain, you need to get a roofer out to your house in a relatively short amount of time. Your roof is trying to tell you that your shingles do not have much life left in them. You need part, if not all, of your shingles replaced. Continue reading
Springtime can mean a lot of rain, but it can also be a prime time to have leaks start up in your roof. These often occur where there has been a lot of freezing and thawing, as that ice can push up shingles and cause damage underneath. If you aren’t sure if your home or business is ready to get hit with this spring’s downpours, then you may want to call in a professional Huntsville roofer to take a peek. It’s better to be safe than sorry, as they say! Continue reading
With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning. This doesn’t just mean sprucing up the interior of your home or picking up debris lying in your yard. An extremely important, yet often overlooked, area that should be high on your priority list is your roof.
Your roof is a big investment and your first line of defense against the elements and you want it to last as long as possible. Continue reading
In Huntsville Roofers believe few choices define the character of your roof like the kind of material you use to create it. Different materials vary in practical and aesthetic matters. You want to find roofing that fits the look, environment, and budget of your home.
Two of the most popular materials used in modern roofing is asphalt and metal. Each has advantages and drawbacks that we will consider so you can make the best possible decision. Continue reading
Christmas is coming and it’s starting to show in cities across America. Homes in every town and city are starting to sparkle with thousands of tiny and colorful lights. Hanging up lights in December is a holiday tradition and a source of pride for millions of homeowners. But if you aren’t careful it can also be a source of injuries or damages to your roof.
Christmas lights look deceptively simple if you’ve never tried to hang them up before, but if you’ve actually tried it yourself you know how things can go wrong at a moment’s notice. If you’re attaching lights to your roof it’s best to keep safety in mind and plan ahead. Continue reading
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” – Benjamin Franklin
It’s an unfortunate fact that most people don’t think about the condition of their roof until they look up and see water dripping from the ceiling. If you take the time to think of your roof at all before you see any apparent damage then you will be ahead of the curve. By giving the issue of roof maintenance a little consideration and taking a few simple steps you might prevent many major roofing issues from happening, and save hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the process. Continue reading