6 Signs New Siding is in Your Future
When many homeowners consider exterior maintenance and replacement, they think about roofing. And while roofing is a critical feature in your home, it’s also important to protect and maintain your home’s siding. Here are 6 warning signs new siding is in your near future: 1. Cracked, Damaged, or Bulging Siding There’s no question about it: […]
3 Smart Home Improvements to Make with Your Tax Refund
How will you spend your tax refund? Here are three money-saving, curb appeal-boosting home improvements you can make this spring with your refund. How will you spend your tax refund? It’s not too early to start thinking about how you will spend money you get back from Uncle Sam. Here are three money-saving, curb appeal-boosting […]
Homeowner’s Guide to Ice Dams
With wintry weather finally making its way into the Mid-Atlantic, it’s time for homeowners to be on alert for ice dams. Here’s what you need to know to protect your roof, gutters, and home from this winter hazard. What is an ice dam? Interior heat escapes through the roof causing snow to melt; however, the […]
DIY Roof Repair or Replacement: Should You Try It?
Got roofing damage? If you inspected your roof this fall or noticed damage as you cleaned the gutters, you may be considering do-it-yourself roof repair or replacement. However, in most cases, hiring a professional roofer will save you time and money—and it can keep you safer. Professional roofers offer the value of extensive knowledge. Unless […]
Clogged Gutters: 6 Ways They Wreak Havoc on Your Home
You take pride in your home—don’t let clogged gutters cause inconvenient and pricey damage. Learn six ways blocked gutters trigger trouble so you can take action before bad weather hits. 1. Clogged gutters can damage foundations. When a gutter is junked up with leaves and other debris, water backs up and flows over the side. […]
Fall Roof Maintenance Checklist- PA, DE, MD, and NJ
Football games. Hayrides. Family time. Fall can mean a lot of things to you and your family. Worrying about your roof and gutters shouldn’t be part of that picture. Protect your home and possessions by using our fall roof maintenance checklist. Clean your gutters. From falling leaves to broken branches, autumn isn’t exactly kind to […]
Do’s and Don’ts: Hiring a Roofing, Siding, or Gutters Contractor
Whether you need a new roof or replacement gutters, hiring a contractor to do exterior work on your home can seem like a daunting task. But a little homework will go a long way toward helping you make a decision with confidence. Here are tips to find the best contractor for your roofing, gutter, or […]
Should You Repair or Replace Your Roof?
From storm damage to the sun’s rays, your home’s roof takes a beating from Mother Nature every single day—and that takes its toll over time. But how do you know if you need a roof repair or a full roof replacement? Here’s a quick guide to help you answer the repair-or-replace question. Remember, these are […]
Roofing FAQs: Storm Damage and Insurance Claims
A big storm just barreled through your neighborhood and you suspect—or know—the roof is damaged. Now what? Here are answers to a few common questions about roofing storm damage and insurance claims: How do I know my roof is damaged? Sometimes damage is obvious to a homeowner on the ground; other times, it can only […]
8 Steps to quickly screen a contractor for your Roofing, Siding, Gutters, etc.
Choosing a contractor can seem like an overwhelming task, especially considering the crazy schedules we all have managed to create. By doing simple online research or by asking your contractor these very basic questions will reduce most of the problems that could potentially arise. #1. Are you a LOCAL contractor or do you reside […]