It’s becoming more and more important to be environmentally conscious in the choices you make for your home. When it comes to your roof, this could mean conserving energy so that your home stays comfortable while your energy bills stay low. It could also mean choosing a particularly durable roof so that you won’t have to replace it in a decade or so, or choosing a roof made of recycled materials. Choice in roof is a big part of making your roof more environmentally friendly, but it is not the only important thing. Here are a few of our tips...
A roofing emergency is the kind of disaster that every homeowner hopes they won’t have to face. Damage to your roof can leave your home vulnerable, and it can be a scary thing to go through. But with the right steps and resources, there’s no need to panic. So what do you do if your roof is badly damaged? Here are the steps you can take to get through your roofing disaster with a clear head.
In choosing a roof, roofing warranties are sometimes the last thing that homeowners look at, a nice cherry on top of what seems like a good deal already. But your roofing warranty is much more important than just an added plus. Your roofing warranty can secure your roof for years to come as well as instill confidence in your roof. Here’s why roofing warranties are so important to the whole roof replacement process.
How much does it really matter what kind of roofing materials you choose? After all, if you have a good manufacturer, a roof over your head is a roof over your head, right? Not exactly. While a good manufacturer and a good installation team is always key, different roofing materials provide different levels of quality. Not all roofing materials suit every home or every climate, so your roofer should offer a few different options to allow you to choose for yourself. Here's why it matters what you choose...
If you're in need of roof repair or replacement, it makes sense to have questions. Unless you're an expert roofer yourself, there are likely parts of the process that are foreign to you. Even if you are well-versed in roofing, you might have questions about our process at Montgomery Winslow. Fortunately, we're happy to help answer any questions you might have. Here are some of the questions we hear most frequently
We often take for granted having a roof over our heads, but no roof is built to last forever (at least not with our current resources). However, not all roofs last the same amount of time in the same conditions, either. There are several factors that impact the lifespan of your roof. When you know what those factors are, you can do your best to keep it in good shape for as long as possible. Here are a few factors that impact the lifespan of your roof
A roof replacement can be a big project, and it shouldn’t be taken lightly. This is even more true if this is your first roofing project, but just because you’ve had roofing projects done before, don’t assume it will be exactly the same. You should still take your time, do some research, and decide what really works best for you before you start shopping for your roof replacement. But what are some of the things you need to consider?
Whether you're planning to sell your home soon or you just want to impress your friends and family when you entertain, curb appeal is an important consideration for homeowners. You might spruce up your lawn, put a new coat of paint on your front door or the home itself. But what about your roof? Although you might not spend much time looking at your roof exclusively, it does factor into the overall look of your home — and thus your curb appeal. A faded or worn roof will make your home look more faded and worn, while a new roof could make a big difference.
Some roofing issues are obvious. For instance, you may be able to notice missing shingles or dark discolored spots on the roof. But there may be less obvious problems lurking beneath the surface. For that, you should hire a roof inspector to make sure that your roof is in working order and that nothing needs to be repaired or replaced. But what goes into a roof inspection? Let's discuss everything you might need to know in today's blog post about the basics of roofing inspection.
You need a new roof for your Ft. Myers home. Where do you turn? There are any number of roofing installers to choose from, but you don't want to choose just any roofing installer. You want to choose the right one. To do that requires careful consideration and some homework on your own. But don't feel too daunted by the pressure of searching through all those roofing installers. Here are a few tips to make it easier