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Storm Damage in Dallas: Don’t Get Shortchanged by Your Insurance Company

Hail and wind storms are quite common in the Dallas area. They can be quick, strong and scary, leaving behind untold damage once they’ve gone. Frequently, tornado warnings and severe thunderstorm watches accompany these storms. As a result, your roof could suffer damage from the hail, wind and driving rain, not to mention flying debris … Continue reading “Storm Damage in Dallas: Don’t Get Shortchanged by Your Insurance Company”

6 Tips to Increase the Life Span of Your Commercial Roof

No roofing professional can say with exact certainty when a commercial roof will fail. Every roof is different. Determining the lifespan of a commercial roofing system will depend on many factors, such as location and climate, quality of materials, quality of installation, and maintenance levels. Check out these tips to making sure your commercial roof … Continue reading “6 Tips to Increase the Life Span of Your Commercial Roof”

What is a Cool Roof? Should You Install One?

You may have heard about cool roofs. You may know they’re good for the environment, but did you know they can save you cash too? Essentially, a cool roof reflects more sunlight and absorbs less heat than a standard roof, constructed of a highly-reflective kind of paint, a sheet cover, and tiles or shingles, according to the Department … Continue reading “What is a Cool Roof? Should You Install One?”

5 Dumb Things People do to Their Roof

You may be doing something (or not doing something) that could potentially harm your roof. There are many misconceptions out there as to how to take care of your roof, and most people don’t think twice about this most essential part of their home until something goes wrong. Sure, there are some things that are … Continue reading “5 Dumb Things People do to Their Roof”

4 Things to Know Before Installing a Skylight

The addition of a skylight to your home can bring with it many benefits, not the least of which is extra natural light that floods the space. As such, you can lower your energy bills because you don’t need to use as many lights. Plus, skylights open up any room, making it seem bigger and … Continue reading “4 Things to Know Before Installing a Skylight”

What New Homeowners Should Know About Their Roof

What New Homeowners Should Know About Their Roof If you recently purchased a home, or are even in the house hunting process, there are certain things you should know about the roof. As the main line of defense for the home, a roof should never be overlooked — even if it doesn’t give you that “wow” … Continue reading “What New Homeowners Should Know About Their Roof”

4 Reasons Why Your New Roof Could Fail

No one wants to face replacing their roof, especially if it’s new! However, this happens more than you think. It could stem from sub-par installation, shoddy materials or poor use of ventilation. There are many reasons why this can happen. No one wants to think it will happen to them, which is why it’s important to … Continue reading “4 Reasons Why Your New Roof Could Fail”

6 Reasons Why Fall is the Right Season for Roof Repair

Roof work is hard. There’s no way around it: weather, combined with hauling heavy materials up several stories, not to mention working at such heights, can all make for a pretty tough day on the job. If you need residential roofing work done, you may be thinking about calling a Roof Repair contractor. Now is the perfect … Continue reading “6 Reasons Why Fall is the Right Season for Roof Repair”

Summer Hail Storms: What to do When Damage Strikes Your Roof

Hail storms are an inevitable hallmark of summer in Texas. And they don’t seem to be letting up. Within the past two years, Texas has ranked first in the country for having the most hail damage. In fact, in the first half of 2016 alone, 602 reports of hail in Texas have been made to … Continue reading “Summer Hail Storms: What to do When Damage Strikes Your Roof”