3 Common Flat Roof Pros and Cons


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Businesses, commercial properties, and homes can come with many different roof styles; all of which have their pros and cons. This blog was written to describe the benefits and pitfalls of the three most common flat roof styles.Built-Up Roof (BUR)The traditional hot-tar-and-gravel roof is built from three or more plies of waterproof material alternated with hot tar and ballasted by … Read More

5 Reasons You Should Add A Skylight To Your Home Today


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Is there a dark spot in your home that seems to always be there no matter how many lamps you install? Or, does your home always seem a little drab or enclosed? It may be time to consider adding a skylight.The benefits of adding a skylight to your home.Skylights are a way to illuminate your home interior with natural light … Read More

5 Winter Roofing Problems Homeowners Need To Look Out For.

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Roof Damage

Information Provided by: HeatTrak written by: Ryan Williams on Mar 28, 2016 7:30:00 AMWinter can be especially harsh on a house’s roof, and it’s almost never a good idea to simply wait for spring before addressing the issues that the presence of snow and ice on your roof can cause. Five of the main winter roof damage problems that homeowners should be aware of are … Read More

Roof Snow Removal Tips and Tricks

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Information provided by: travlers.com While snow-covered roofs can make for a picturesque winter scene, the combination of freshly fallen snow with the melting and refreezing of snow can place stress on the roof of your home or business. If more than a foot of heavy, wet snow and ice have accumulated on the roof, you should have it removed.Snow Removal TipsClearing … Read More

Chimney Maintenance And Repair

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With the holidays here and cold weather sweeping the nation you may consider lighting up your old fireplace to cozy up with some hot chocolate. Before you do however, you may want to make sure it is up for the task. How to tell when it’s time for chimney cleaning Info Provided by “The family handyman” There isn’t a simple … Read More

Winter roof damage

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Provided by: Heat Trak Posted by Ryan Williams on Feb 3, 2016 4:30:00 AMWinter weather can be hard on your home in general, but usually, your roof will suffer more than any other part of your house. This damage can be attributed to particular elements of winter weather, each of which tends to harm your roofing in different ways. Knowing what these … Read More

Siding Styles: Pros and Cons.


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When selecting siding, there are six basic issues to consider: 1. Water Resistance. Water-resistant types of siding will have longer life spans. 2. Ease of Installation. If you’re installing the siding on your own, make sure it is within your skill set, requires no special tools, and creates no harmful dust when cut. 3. Energy Efficiency. Check the R-value rating for energy savings … Read More

Longest Lasting Roof Styles

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Longest lasting roof styles

The roof of your home is one of the most expensive structural components, so it’s no wonder that when you are going to replace it you want to get the most our of your investment. This blog is dedicated to helping you decide what is the right roof for you based on it’s supposed longevity.Longest lasting roof styles7. Asphalt Roll … Read More

Christmas Light Roof Inspection

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Christmas is truly a magical time of year. Families come together, many people get time off of work, and here in Kentucky white snow often blankets the ground. If you are like most home owners who decorate for the holidays, you may consider breaking out the old ladder to string up some festive lights. But have you considered if your … Read More

Where Your Home Loses The Most Energy

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As seasons change you may notice a new and unwanted cool breeze traveling through your home; or maybe you notice that cool breeze hitting your right in the pocket book. Either way, no homeowner wants to see their warm air and finances blow right out the door. The 5 Major Areas Of Heat Loss In A Home 1.The Walls The … Read More