With spring right around the corner, it’s prudent for a homeowner to start thinking about home maintenance. There are a number of things you can do to ensure your home is in shape for the new season and one of them is siding cleaning. Here are some vinyl siding cleaning tips from expert home remodeler Empire Roofing & More.
When it comes to roofing materials, slate is a premium option. It’ll set you back but it’s also one of the best investments you’ll ever make because slate roofing lasts a long time. Just how long? Think 100 years. However, there are still instances when slate roofs don’t live up to this expectation.
When you’re discussing your roof or gutters with your roofers, chances are you’ve heard them throw the term “fascia” around. While indeed most homeowners have heard about the fascia before, some are confused as to what it actually is and how it affects their home as a whole. Some, meanwhile, overlook the fascia until it’s too late. With that in mind, it’s best that you learn everything you can about… Continue Reading
As soon as a professional roofing contractor brings up the topic of the roof with homeowners, some tend to think that it’s only made up of three components: the underlayment for moisture protection, the deck that holds the roofing structure up and the shingles to protect the roof’s exterior. In actuality, however, there’s a fourth component that homeowners tend to overlook: the flashing. Here’s everything you need to know about… Continue Reading
On long winter days, a bit of extra sunshine can immediately have some positive effects on a person’s disposition. People thrive on light – whether it’s inside or outside the home – and it’s even better when it’s natural light from the sun. Not only that – sunlight also boosts resistance and bone strength by providing an ample amount of vitamin D.
A sagging roof doesn’t just look unsightly; it may also be an indication of possible structural issues with your home. When you notice your roof developing an unusual curve, it is best to consult a professional roofing contractor, such as Empire Roofing & More.
The main job of gutter hangers is to attach the gutters to your roof. They ensure that your gutter system is secure, stable and well-supported. Without these components, your gutters can be prone to issues like water damage.
The roofing industry has many reputable and dependable professionals. However, there are still a few who will try to cut corners to gain more for substandard work. Watch out for these unscrupulous roofers, and make sure you’re hiring a reliable, professional roofing contractor.
A siding replacement project will always be a worthy investment for any home. However, it’s also a project that no homeowner should do by themselves. Instead, they need to hire a contractor to get the job done. Unfortunately, the hiring process isn’t exactly as straightforward as most would like as there are a few things you need to watch out for when hiring a siding contractor. In this article, the… Continue Reading
Any professional roofing contractor will tell you that condensation is an issue that you do not want your roofing system to face. For the uninitiated, roof condensation occurs when the hot air trapped in your attic comes into contact with the cool air outdoors. Once this happens, moisture can easily be trapped between the roof itself and the insulation, which can encourage mold and mildew growth and even compromise the… Continue Reading