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How Long Does Vinyl Siding Last?

How Long Does Vinyl Siding Last?

To put it simply, vinyl siding lasts a long time. Depending on the quality of the materials and the experience of the contractor that installs it, it can last about 60 years. And with some minimal maintenance on occasion, your vinyl siding can last even longer than...

Simple Tips for All Things Roofing

Simple Tips for All Things Roofing

When it comes to your home's roofing, it's important to always be safe and thorough with regard to installation and repairs. Wear the Right Safety Gear Always be safe when you're up on your roof. If you don't know what you're doing, don't go up there! Wear the right...

Signs of Roof Damage That Should Concern You

Signs of Roof Damage That Should Concern You

Roofs are designed to shed water without any pooling or any other problem. This is what you should expect right after your siding and roofing professional has finished installing your new roofing system.     Your roof protects your home from the elements,...

3 Questions to Ask Any Roofing Company Before Hiring Them

3 Questions to Ask Any Roofing Company Before Hiring Them

Whether you need a repair or replacement, here’s a look at three questions you must ask before you hire a roofing company. Are you licensed and insured? First and foremost make sure you ask about licensing and insurance. By law, a roofing company must be licensed and...

How Roofing Shingles are Manufactured

How Roofing Shingles are Manufactured

Have you ever wondered — however briefly — where the word shingles originated? The original German word means something like “slate”, and roofing shingles are exactly that; overlapping slates or tiles that together secure a home from the elements and help keep heat...

Are Standing Seam Metal Roofs Worth Their Cost?

Are Standing Seam Metal Roofs Worth Their Cost?

Modern metal roofs differ from regular asphalt shingles in many ways. For one, roofing contractors often need specialized training before they can handle this type of roof. This can drive up initial installation costs. However, the price tag is greatly balanced by the...

Which Siding Profile Should You Choose for Your Home?

Which Siding Profile Should You Choose for Your Home?

When it comes to choosing vinyl siding products, you have a plethora of options. From the textures, colors, patterns and profiles, the sheer number of factors to consider can make this decision very challenging. Thankfully, finding ideas and inspiration for designs is...

Don’t Forget Soffits and Fascia When Repairing Your Roof

Don’t Forget Soffits and Fascia When Repairing Your Roof

If you’ve ever had roofers do work on your roof in the past, then you might have come across the terms “soffits” and “fascia.” Soffits and fascia are essential parts of the roof though they are often overlooked; homeowners tend to give more focus on roofing materials...

What Can Blow Shingles Off Your Roof?

What Can Blow Shingles Off Your Roof?

Roofing contractors go to great lengths to make sure the roof they install is able to withstand strong winds, hail storms and other inclement weather conditions. Unfortunately, other factors such as lack of maintenance and aging can weaken some roofing systems...

Should You Fire Your Roofer?

Should You Fire Your Roofer?

When you’re looking for roofing companies, a quick Google search can give you thousands of different results and, depending on your location, you’ll find that quite a handful of them are even local to you. A majority of these companies are actually good and...