Your home’s gutter system plays a big role in keeping your home safe from damage caused by water runoff. Because of this, you need to do everything you can to help minimize the risks of gutter problems occurring. Roofers recommend installing gutter guards as your best option, but why is this the case?
Most people are familiar with certain parts of the roof, such as the shingles and the flashing. However, there’s more to a roofing system than those two parts. One of the lesser-known components is the soffit. What is a roof soffit and what does it do? Our roofing and siding experts have the answers.
Your roof is an important part of your home as it protects your property from the elements. With that in mind, you’ll want it to last for as long as possible. According to expert roofers, one way you can do this is by improving your home’s attic ventilation system, and, as the homeowner, it’s your responsibility to learn as much as you can about it. Here are the four things you… Continue Reading
When you’re re-roofing your home, you have a wider range of options when it comes to materials and brands. However, while there are many brands on the market that can suit your needs just fine, roofing services experts say that there is one that you should never fail to consider: GAF and their Lifetime Roofing System. But what exactly is it that makes up a GAF Lifetime roofing system? Here are the… Continue Reading
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
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.
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.