Replacing your roof is a major endeavor. With that in mind, it’s understandable if homeowners are constantly looking for ways to keep costs low. Oftentimes, this is done by negotiating with roofers, doing part of the work themselves or using their insurance to lower the overall cost of the roofing project. However, apart from getting […]
Roofing projects are a significant investment, which is why meticulous budgeting is a must. One of the lesser-known factors that can affect a roof replacement’s total costs is its pitch.
In part one of this two-part blog series, we discussed improper asphalt shingle nailing. We explained how improper nailing can cause premature roof failure. In today’s article, we will discuss asphalt shingle nailing best practices instead. The Right Kind of Roofing Nails There are many different kinds of roofing nails, made of different materials and […]
The roofing contractor you choose for your roof replacement project has a major effect on your new roof’s performance, durability and longevity. If the person makes mistakes during your roof installation, then your new roof will probably fail earlier than you expected. One of the most common mistakes performed by inexperienced roofers is improper shingle […]
America’s idea of what constitutes a classic home has certainly changed over the years. Things that were considered a classic in the 1910s look a lot different than the things we consider a classic today. Learning about these different historical trends will help you plan for your home improvement projects.