Negotiating the Sale Price of a House with Asbestos

It’s important to check your home for asbestos

Asbestos, the infamous insulating material of yesteryears, can be a thorny issue when its comes to selling your dear home. This once popular material is now known for its hazardous qualities and the health risk it poses. So, friends, if you’re planning on selling your dear property and it’s got some asbestos in it, strap … Read more

Safe Asbestos Removal

asbestos abatement company

Weve learned couple of things about asbestos in one of our recent articles, dears. Asbestos containing materials were once viewed as a magic bullet in building industry, mainly because of their insulation and fire-resistant qualities. However, if these asbestos materials deteriorate, or if they’re disturbed during renovations, their invisible fibers can be released into the … Read more

Asbestos Roofing Shingles: The Hidden Danger from the Past

damaged asbestos tiles

Asbestos – the word alone can strike fear in the hearts of many. In the field of construction asbestos has been a popular choice for many years, particularly in the 20th century. It was commonly used for roofing due to its durability and fire-resistant charactersitics. However, as we have gained more knowledge about it, we … Read more

Accurate Roof Waste Calculation

roofing waste

Welcome everyone and let me tell you a story. One young man (just slightly over 50), let’s call him John, decided to replace his old, leaky roof. He bought a ton of rooifng materials, thinking it’s better to have more than less. Well, he resulted with a mountain of leftover shingles, nails, underlayment and stuff. … Read more

Can tapered insulation completely solve the issue of water ponding on flat roofs?

tapered insulation

Ladies and gentlemen, today I would like to tell you word or two about tapered insulation and its use. When we say “tapered insulation”, we’re talking about a type of isnulation that’s cut in a specific way to give slope. It’s the crafty solution to flat roof’s water problems and it definitely belongs in roofer’s … Read more

Keeping It Level: The Ins and Outs of Self Leveling Flat Roof Repair

use mineral granules on top

Ladies and gentlemen, let’s get something straight. Literally. The term ‘flat’ roof is kinda misleading. No roof is perfectly flat. A slight slope is needed for water drainage, or you’d be dealing with pondign water – one of those fancy industry terms meaning puddles of standing water. Now, can we level out those pesky uneven … Read more

Beak-Proof Your Roof: A Friendly Guide to Installing Bird Spikes on Asphalt Shingles

glued bird spikes detail

Hey there, dear everyone! It’s time to dive into world of feathered friends and roofing once again. You know, the other day I was looking up at my own asphalt shingle roof, admiring how clean it was since we learned how to tackle bird droppings. And then it hit me, like a bird aiming for … Read more

Essential Roof Maintenance: Your Step-by-Step Guide

essential roofing maintenance

When you want to know what the weather is like outside your beloved house, the most effective way to determine this is to simply open a window or stick your head out the door. This is best-case scenario. The worst case ? Waking up to water stains on the ceiling, indicative of a leaky roof. … Read more

How long can roofing felt stay exposed? Can it get wet?

roofing felt exposed

Remember when you were young and waited for your significant other in the rain, umbrella in hand, as droplets pitter-pattered on rooftop? Now think about your roof, the poor thing, standing guard against elements without an umbrella! How does it do it, you might ask . The secret lies in the roofing underlayment, more commonly … Read more

Insurance adjuster says NO HAIL dAMAGE?

insurance claim denied

A hailstorm blew through your neighborhood last night. You’re pretty sure your house has taken a hit , maybe even a serious one. The morning after, you walk outside, coffee in hand, and there it is. Roof damage. The gutters are dented, there are broken shingles scattered around, and you can hear a dsiconcerting sound … Read more

Drip edge and gutter apron. Are they the same?

drip edge vs gutter apron

Can you see those tiny pieces of metal hanging off the edge of the roof ? Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to the unsung heroes of home upkeep – the drip edge and the gutter apron. They might seem like little details. But that play big role in protetcing your home from water … Read more

Nail pops on roof

nail pops on roof

Anyone ever noticed strange bumps on their roof? Those are nail pops and let me tell you , they can cause some big trouble. Why? Because they’re a sign that your beloved roof may be in need of some TLC. Now, I know what you’re thinking – is this really sometihng to worry about? Moreover … Read more