Do I Need a New Roof? Here Are the Signs

Do I Need a New Roof? Here Are the Signs

“The roof caving in” and “keeping a roof over your head” aren’t idioms for nothing; it’s because roofs are one of the most—if not the most—essential parts of your home. Aside from the obvious perils of a roof collapse, a compromised roof can cause all sorts of other...
Don’t Let an Ice Dam Ruin Your Roof

Don’t Let an Ice Dam Ruin Your Roof

What’s an ice dam? If you live in a cold part of the country, just pray you never find out. Among the more damaging winter weather phenomena, ice dams are the wide ridges of thick, heavy ice that can form around the edges of a home’s roof during cold weather. If they...
The 3 Rules of Effective Home Drainage

The 3 Rules of Effective Home Drainage

The typical American home is under siege—24/7, 365 days a year—by a steady onslaught of water. Seeping into every available crack, working its way between roof shingles, and trickling down basement walls, contributing to mold growth, material rot, and generally just...