The start of the year is usually a great time to plan for home improvement projects. With sufficient time before peak remodeling season or the busy holidays, you can take your time to source the best materials, find the most reliable contractors and organize the projects.
Trees are great for roofs in that they help in blocking the wind and providing protection against the sun. Unfortunately, they can also result in damage, with branches falling on roofs during storms, allowing animals access to your roof and encouraging mold and mildew growth.
Homeowners often ask whether they should have their roof insulation removed prior to roof replacement. Without an inspection, the only answer we can give is, “it depends”.
Ethylene propylene diene terpolymer (EPDM) is among the most cost-efficient roofing options for buildings with flat roofs. But this fact can be easily disregarded if you don’t choose the right installation method – and there are two available options.
Cool roofs are typically made with better reflective properties, and they are known to release more heat than hot roofs. Due to these qualities, homes with cool roofs are usually more energy-efficient. Cool roofing promotes energy conservation, so homeowners are able to benefit from the savings. Here are two ways to get a cool roof.