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
If you want a roofing material that will keep your home safe and sound without breaking the bank then choosing shingles is a good idea. There’s a reason they are probably the most popular roofing material in America. But anyone who works on roofs will tell you that not all shingles are the same, they vary widely in terms of appearance, quality, and cost. It’s worth investing a little effort into finding shingles that can balance all of these elements and leave you satisfied a decade or more. Continue reading
There’s something nice and peaceful about sitting inside on a rainy day and listening to the rain fall as you sit warm and cozy inside. This is the sort of experience that is made possible by quality roofing and gutters. In the past porous roofs without gutters would almost inevitably leak on the people sitting underneath them and if things got bad enough they would even collapse. Thanks to modern construction technology and standards regarding home construction people feel more confident in their roofs, but if you’re planning on a new construction project you can’t just assume you will end up with the right gutters. Continue reading
Imagine you look up and see a shingle dangling from your roof. You imagine it will be a simple fix so you hastily grab a ladder and climb up. It’s the obvious choice if you’re inclined to do-it-yourself work but it can be a costly mistake. The roof that seemed so low from the ground might seem a lot higher once you reach the top and you realize that one false move could leave you crashing to the cold, hard ground. Continue reading
Huntsville Roofing Company says whether you think about your roof or not it is an essential part of your home that plays a crucial role protecting you and your family from the elements. You might not think about your roof because you don’t often get a close look at it but it’s worth remembering that problems don’t go away when you can’t see them.
Roof damage is easy to miss and difficult to deal with, no one wants to climb up on their roof to see if something is wrong and actually fixing a problem with your roof can be even more problematic. These is why it’s worth considering the assistance of roof maintenance professionals who can determine Continue reading