3 Tips to Prepare Your Roof For Fall
Your roof is your home's first line of defense against falling debris, the elements and various weather conditions. Regular maintenance is often neglected until the roof presents a leak or other issue. A well-maintained roof prevents costly repairs, water leaks, structural damage, and ensures you get the most out of your investment. Fall weather in Georgia comes with dead leaves and plant debris that can pile up, clog your gutters and cause roof leaks. Read on to learn about some basic tips t...
Preparing Your Roof for Summer
While we are in the midst of hurricane season and the most intense temperatures of summer are just around the corner here in Georgia, this is the perfect time to make sure your roof is ready to withstand all that summer has in store. Summer storms often come with lots of rain, high winds, and hail. The perfect combination of long days with intense sunshine, high humidity, and heat coupled with these harsh summer storm conditions can wreak havoc on your roof. Fortunately, as a homeowner, there...
Understanding The Layers of a Roof and Why They Are Important
At a glance from an untrained eye, roofs look like a pile of shingles covering the top of a house, but that's only part of the equation here. There are layers of a roof that create layers of protection. Done right, you'll never need to know what all these layers are. But if your roof is facing an issue, it's important to know what each layer of your roof does to protect your home.
Spring Cleaning Your Roof
Spring has sprung, and it's here with spring cleaning. While you focus on purging the inside of your home of dirt and clutter, don't forget to spring clean your roof. An asset that provides layers of protection to you and your family is not something to neglect. The good news is that spring maintenance is nothing too complicated.
Fixing Your Roof - Repair Or Replace It
When it comes to fixing your roof, there is never a short, sweet, and simple decision to make. When problems arise, you have to ask yourself what your roof needs. Solutions can vary from a repair, a partial replacement, to a full roof replacement. Fortunately for you, these aren't decisions you have to make on your own-- in fact, it's recommended that you don't make these decisions on your own.
The first thing to do when any problems arise is to call a professional to inspect yo...
How Severe Weather Impacts Your Roof
It's no secret that spring storms in Georgia can be quite severe and wreak havoc on our yards and homes. But, how exactly can inclement weather impact the roof on your home?
Heavy rainfall is common in Metro Atlanta and the surrounding communities. Unfortunately, rain can lead to water damage by loosening and damaging shingles, which can lead to costly repairs if not fixed immediately. After a heavy rainstorm, check for any standing water on your roof as this ca...