Ridge vents are installed at the peak of the roof. As exhaust vents, they are designed to let warm, stale air escape the attic to prevent moisture buildup. In this article, professional roofing contractor Empire Roofing & More take a closer look at the biggest advantages of ridge vents.
Gutters work to keep your home safe and intact against damage from run-off, but they’re not exempt to occasional issues. In some cases, the problems are serious and extensive enough (and overlooked enough) that they cause the gutters to start failing. The trusted roofer and home remodeler in the area, Empire Roofing & More, shares how you can tell if your gutter system is already nearing the end of its serviceable life.
Living in a community with a homeowner’s association (HOA) offers many benefits. For starters, the HOA ensures that the neighborhood will remain neat and pleasing to the eye, which in turn, helps maintain property values. Not only that–they also implement rules and regulations that deter nuisance activity. The only perceived drawback is they have a say on any exterior upgrades or additions you want to make for your home, including… Continue Reading
Siding is a vital part of your home. Along with the roof, it safeguards you and your family from weather elements such as heat, hail and moisture. Needless to say, keeping this exterior component in tip-top shape all year round carries weight in terms of comfort, energy efficiency and safety.
A residential roof protects a living space and its residents from weather elements such as moisture and heat. However, these elements, when combined with the wood components of the roofing structure, can make the roof a breeding ground for various bacterial problems — one of them being dry rot. In this article, a professional roofing contractor explains what dry rot is and how it can affect your roofing system.