Coming up with New Year’s resolutions is a common year-end tradition. When brainstorming goals for the New Year, don’t forget to consider home maintenance projects.
When it’s time to replace your roof, you may be tempted to install the new roofing shingles directly over the old ones to save money. Cheaper than completely replacing the roof, re-roofing is an attractive option to many homeowners–but is it really wise?
If you’re constructing a new roof or replacing an old one, you have probably come across the term roof decking. Also referred to as sheathing, roof decking is the base used for nailing roof coverings.
Roof replacement is a project few homeowners look forward to. Expensive and disruptive, the project may seem like more trouble than it’s worth. According to the 2019 Remodeling Impact Report by the National Association of REALTORS®, the average cost of installing a new roof is at $7,500. Nevertheless, the study also estimates that homeowners can […]
Aging begins as soon as a roofing system is installed and exposed to the elements. Aging factors vary from one roof to another and one climate to another, so it can be difficult to estimate the projected lifespan of a roof. While a metal roofing system will generally last longer than an asphalt shingle one, […]