How Architectural Sheet Metal Enhances Household Energy Efficiency

Homeowners face many concerns when it comes to maximizing their property's value and cutting costs. Homeowners often accomplish this by investing in energy efficiency solutions such as window insulation and HVAC repairs. However, there are many energy-efficient options that homeowners often overlook. Optimizing your home's energy efficiency through the use of specialized materials can play a starring role in enhancing the energy efficiency of your home. For that reason, architectural sheet metal has emerged as an increasingly popular choice for homeowners that are seeking to enhance their home's energy efficiency.

4 Advantages of Proactive Maintenance for Commercial Roofing

Commercial roofing damages are expensive because apart from the roof repair costs, there are more costs incurred in business downtime, inventory damage, and poor brand image. Proactive maintenance seeks to avoid damage instead of scrambling to fix the roof after damage. For example, regular roof inspections can identify problems such as damaged flashing and have it replaced. There are several advantages to proactive commercial roofing maintenance. 1. Reduce Repair Costs and Time

5 Causes Of Balding Shingles

Balding shingles is a phenomenon where the protective layer of gravel on the surface of asphalt shingles comes loose. You can often spot the signs of balding from the ground, as gravel will build up in gutters or along the dripline under the eaves of your roof. Without this gravel, your shingles aren't properly waterproofed and they will be prone to leaks.  1. Age Age is the number one reason for shingle balding.

Flat Roof Questions? What Homeowners Need to Know to Remain Leak Free

While far less common than slopes or peaks, many existing or newly built homes continue to use flat roofing materials on all or part of the structure. Newer homes are more likely to use more durable flat roofing materials made from ethylene propylene diene monomers, commonly called EPDMS or rubber membranes, however, older homes are more likely to have built-up roofs, sometimes called BUR flat roofs. These are comprised of layers of hot tar and small stones to achieve a watertight surface.

Tips for Having a Roof Replaced on a City Home

City living can be quite different from country living, but city homes still have roofs! If you need to have your roof replaced, however, there are a few intricacies to the process that are a bigger deal in the city than in the country. As such, you will want to follow these tips when getting a roof replacement. 1. Figure out where the dumpster can be placed. In the city, homes don't tend to have huge yards and driveways where a roofing company can place a dumpster.