Gene Bishop

Is Your Roof Shrinking? What To Know

Roof shrinkage is a common problem that can occur with certain types of roofing materials, such as single-ply membranes like EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer). This problem is characterized by the shrinking of the roofing material, which can result in cracks, wrinkles, and other forms of damage. This type of damage can create a need for repairs and even the replacement of the entire roof. Continue reading to learn more. 

Reasons To Choose A Vinyl Home Siding Installation

Homeowners who are planning home siding installation projects are tasked with deciding what material to choose. Viny is becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons. However, there are other siding solutions such as wood, aluminum, stucco, and cement. The following points highlight key reasons to choose vinyl siding. Improve Curb Appeal and Value Homes that have an outdated outward appearance may appear drab in comparison to nearby homes that have been remodeled.

Don't Let Your Roof Die Young: Tips On Maximizing Its Lifespan

Your roof is arguably the most important part of your house. It protects your home from the elements and enhances its curb appeal. A well-maintained roof can last for years, but if you neglect it, it can succumb to wear and tear well before its time.  This article shares a few tips to help you maximize the life span of your roof and keep it looking beautiful for years. Keep It Clean

Types Of Damage Roofing Contractors Look For When Checking Residential Roofing

Whether you have a metal, tile, or asphalt shingle roof, it needs to be checked periodically for signs of damage. If you never have the roof checked, the damage could get worse until your roof starts leaking. Here are some types of damage roofing contractors look for when examining these three types of residential roofing.  Metal Roofs Homes generally have standing seam metal roofs that have protected seams, so they aren't as likely to leak as exposed-fastener metal roofs.

Signs Of Malfunctioning Gutters

Gutters collect roof water and channel them into downspouts for disposal in appropriate areas. Malfunctioning gutters lose drainage efficiency and spill or direct water into unwanted areas. The improper drainage causes damage. Below are circumstances that indicate a gutter malfunction. Visible Gutter Damage Serious gutter damage will likely be visible. For example, you should suspect a gutter malfunction if you see: Gutters separated at the seams Gutters with holes or cracks Gutters pulling away from the fascia Extremely corroded gutters You might spot such damage just by walking around the house.