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
Metal roofs have been common in the commercial and industrial world for some time now, given their durability and longevity. Lately, however, they’ve been growing in popularity among residential properties for the same reason. Metal roofs have come a long way since their beginnings, and some homeowners and contractors even find it to be the best roofing material in the industry. But one roof doesn’t suit everyone. Is metal roofing the right choice for you? Here are a few things to consider.
When you need your roof replaced, there's no time to waste, but many homeowners are daunted by the idea of the cost. Especially if you want a roof that will last for decades, the investment can become steep, even if it's worthwhile. But if you're prepared, you can take steps to keep your roof replacement project on budget. Work with your roofing contractor on the best ways to save money and stay on budget during your roof replacement project.
Flat roofs can be a great choice for many buildings. Because of their levelness, they are able to support HVAC equipment or solar panels. They also allow the interior space of the building to be utilized more efficiently - no pitched roof means you won’t have an angled ceiling to contend with when designing the interior or considering storage spaces
Although they are often overlooked or not considered by hometowners at all, your gutters are some of the most important parts of your Fort Myers home. We all know how much rain south Florida experiences in a year - even just in summer. Without a proper gutter system in place, your home is susceptible to severe water damage
Roofing is no easy project, and it can become quite a trial if you find yourself in a contract with a roofing company that you feel uncomfortable with. Whether it’s cheap materials, poor service, or shady business methods, every homeowner prefers to avoid that sort of situation altogether. Fortunately, there are ways to spot a less than trustworthy roofer from the beginning. Here are a few signs that might spell a bad roofing company.