Roof valleys occur where two sections of roof meet. Sheet metal is applied to the valley under the roof shingles to prevent the joint from leaking and direct rain water off the roof. If not maintained properly, roof valleys can become clogged with leaves and other debris, which can cause the metal to rust and the roof to leak. Watch this video to find out more.
Working on a steep roof is dangerous, and no matter how many precautions you take, there still is the risk of a serious fall. Cougar Paws roofing boots solve this problem with replaceable traction grip rubber soles, held on by hook and loop fasteners, that keep you from slipping.
Providing proper ventilation in your attic will keep your attic cooler in the summer, which can lower your air conditioner bills and make your roof last longer, and reduce condensation during the winter, which can lead to mold, mildew, or rot. Watch this video to find out more.
The best way to cover a deck or patio is by building a permanent roof over it that’s attached to your home. While it may be more expensive than a temporary cover or awning, a roof will last longer and add value to your home. Watch this video to find out more.
From natural materials like slate and wood to manmade products such as asphalt, sheet metal, and plastic polymers; there are more types and styles of roofing to choose from today than ever before, and each has its advantages and shortcomings. So which one is right for you? Read on to find out.
Cleaning and repairing the outside of your home doesn’t have to be a spring project, though it is nice to get outside and enjoy the warm weather after a long, cold winter inside. Here are some often neglected outdoor maintenance projects you might want to consider.