When Is it Time to Get New Gutters for Your Home?
5 June 2015
Gutters and downspouts for your home may be more important than you realise. They direct rain and melted snow away from the sides and foundation of your home, so there is less risk of water damage. When water collects around the foundation of a home, it puts pressure on the concrete and in turn, cracks and leaks can form.
Gutters and downspouts are therefore very important for avoiding repair bills when it comes to your home's foundation and for potential water damage inside the home, including mold cleanup.
4 June 2015
As a property owner, one of the most important areas to maintain and repair, if necessary, is the roof. A roof with a leak can develop into a major crisis, as structural damage can be caused by the constant presence of water. If you notice a leak in the roof of your property, you must take action to repair it, but first you must locate the leak. This is harder than it sounds, sometimes much harder.
Roofing Made Easy: 3 Tips for Cleaning Polycarbonate Roofing
1 June 2015
Polycarbonate roofing, made from a thermoplastic material, is becoming an increasingly popular option, as it possesses superb mechanical, thermal and optical features. The installation is quick and easy, and the roofing is extremely durable, as it has an impact resistance that is 200 times higher than the impact resistance of glass. Although it is superior in many ways, polycarbonate roofing requires more caution when being washed. Here are three tips to follow.
How To Achieve Energy Efficiency With Your Roofing Choice
24 March 2015
Thanks to recent innovations in the roofing industry, many people can now have green roofs over their heads. Better still, enhancing the energy efficiency of your roofing does not have to be expensive. Here are a few upgrades on your existing roof that will help achieve overall energy efficiency.
Lighter in shade than conventional asphalt shingles, cool roofs generally deflect both light and heat energy away from the roofs surface instead of absorbing them.