Making A Cake Or Roofing A House – It's All In The Layers

Much of the United States experiences extremes in weather conditions. If you're in the "snow belt" you get plenty of the white stuff piled on your roof, with perhaps a touch of freezing rain. The Pacific Northwest is subject to torrential rains, mostly in the fall and winter, but anything can happen. If you are in the market for a new roof, it pays to know the layers needed to keep your home warm and dry. [Read More]

Buyer Or Seller? Settling The Battle Over A Bad Roof

Purchasing a new home can be crazy –  searching for the perfect home, worrying about your offer being accepted, and stressing over your funding options. Let's not even talk about moving day, especially if you have 3 children and a dog. What if the home you just entered into a contract with apparently needs a new roof? The last thing you want to add to your list of worries is haggling over who's responsible for paying for the new roof – the buyer or the seller. [Read More]

Sunny Area: These Roofing Materials Help Keep It Cool

Living in an area where the sun is always shining can be fun. It also brings with it a number of challenges, one of which is keeping your home cool and your air conditioning bills affordable. When thinking of energy efficiency in a sunny area, you need to look up -- to your roof. Here are three roofing materials that will keep your home cool in spite of scorching sunshine. [Read More]

2 Tips For Keeping Your Siding In Good Shape

Installing siding on your home or repairing damaged siding is a rather substantial investment, so it only makes sense that you want to do whatever you can to keep that siding in great shape for as long as possible. Listed below are two tips that can help you keep your siding in good shape. Clean The Siding Regularly One of the most important things that you can do in order to keep your siding in good shape is to clean it regularly. [Read More]