The Best Natural Roofing Materials
15 November 2017
If you have a little money to make exterior upgrades, the roof is one of the best places to start. A full-scale roof replacement might be a big investment, but is one that will have so many great effects on your home. In the long run, a new roof might also dramatically reduce your utility bills and save your money over time. Of course, you need to think about all of the different roofing materials on the market.
3 Tips To Help Protect Roofing From Fungus, Weather Damage, And Mother Nature
2 November 2017
There are different causes of damage to shingles, but nature is a force to be reckoned with. Fungus and weather damage will quickly destroy asphalt shingles if proper maintenance and preventive measures are not done. To protect your roofing from fungus, cleaning and zinc strips are a good solution. To give your home more protection from weather damage, use better quality shingles, add insulation in the right places, and reinforce the most vulnerable areas of your roof.
Reasons To Think About Choosing Aluminum Siding For Your Home
23 October 2017
At one time aluminum siding was a popular alternative to wood because it didn't rot or succumb to insect damage. Over time, newer materials such as vinyl and fiber cement have become more popular because they tend to have a more appealing appearance. However, if you have an older home and want to maintain a vintage look, or if you just want affordable and durable siding, then aluminum is still an excellent siding choice.
Algae Or A Lot Of Trouble? What To Do About Black Streaks On An Asphalt Roof
11 October 2017
Asphalt shingles are among the more common roof materials available. They're affordable, last a decently long time, and look presentable on most roofs. However, they are prone to two different problems that result in a similar appearance: Algae is one, and wear and tear is the other. Obviously, algae on a roof require vastly different action than worn shingles, so it's important to figure out which one you're dealing with: