After the Storm: What You Need to Know About Roof Hail Damage

Your home’s exterior may be nearly impervious to the many faces of Mother Nature, but hail may be the exception. Hail causes extensive damage to shingles of many different materials, leaving your home vulnerable to water damage if the shingles fail. The trouble with some hail damage, however, is that the harm is not always clearly visible directly after the…

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Ready to Choose a Metal Roof? Learn the Pros and Cons First

Metal roofing isn’t just for commercial buildings. For decades, homeowners have chosen metal roofs as an alternative to the typical asphalt-shingle roofs that are common on most homes. If you’re interested in having a metal roof installed on your home, it’s important to know about the potential advantages and disadvantages of having one. Metal Roofing Offers Excellent Longevity You’ll be…

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Watch Out for Signs That Your Roof is Aging

You may not think that your roof can talk, but there’s a lot it can tell you. Since even small leaks can eventually lead to huge and expensive problems, it pays to listen. It’s important to identify roof problems early so that you can have minor damage repaired before it evolves into a major expense. That’s why it pays to…

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Moss and Your Roof: What You Need to Know

Moss can make rocks appear rustic, but when found on a rooftop, the plant is a problem. As a homeowner, it’s important for you to understand the issues surrounding rooftop moss growth. Knowing what moss can do to your roof and how you can prevent this damage can help you take care of your property and prevent roof leaks. Moss…

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Install a Green Roof That Looks Great

Today, homeowners want to use sustainable, recyclable materials when they update and renovate their homes. Their desire for green roofing materials is no exception. Homeowners ask roofing professionals to install a variety of innovative roofing solutions and see mixed results both in performance and appearance. If you want a traditional look on your roof but want to use sustainable materials…

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Iced Out: 3 Warning Signs of an Ice Dam

One of the biggest threats to your roof’s structural integrity comes in the form of winter weather. To protect your roof from seasonal damage, you should take the tips outlined in our blog “Is Your Roof Ready for Winter? Add These 3 Tasks to Your Fall Checklist” and pay attention to the condition of your roof during the cold months.…

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5 Steps to Increasing Your Roof’s Longevity

You’ve just gotten a brand new roof installed on your home. The craftsmanship is spectacular, and your house looks great. Now it’s up to you to maintain your roof. Here are five simple steps to maintaining your roof and increasing its longevity. 1. Inspect Your Roof Monthly and After Big Storms Regular roof inspection is your first defense against long-term…

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Is Your Roof Ready for Winter? Add These 3 Tasks to Your Fall Checklist

Can you feel it yet? The sudden downturn in temperature. The slight chill in the air. The brisk breeze that leaves you reaching for your coat or looking for your scarf. Fall in Cincinnati is on its way, so you can finally start on your autumn maintenance checklist. You have filters to replace, walks and driveways to sweep, and weather…

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3 Reasons Why Your Gutters and Downspouts Are Noisy

Few things feel more relaxing than falling asleep to the sound of a gentle rain. The water pouring onto your roof creates a soothing white noise that clears your mind and calms your soul. That is until your gutters and downspouts join in. If you have a window near your gutters and downspouts, the persistent clunk, clunk, clunk or thud,…

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Hail Damage Tips

TIP#1: Do not sign any contractor’s paper before getting a detailed quote. Avoid contractors who try to convince you to sign a paper before they give you an estimate. They do this so they can go directly to your insurance company without giving you a written quote. This locks you in to only using their company. It is crucial that you get a…

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