There are many home improvement projects, but few have the impact of replacing the roof. Replacing an existing roof is one of the best ways to increase the comfort, safety and even the value of the home. Even so, replacing an existing roof is not something to be taken lightly, and it is important for
Are Roof Leaks & Repair Costs Covered by Homeowners Insurance? In a nutshell, the question of whether you are covered comes down to a broad question – was it the result of the elements (Mother Nature) or rather, the lack of maintenance or age. Of course, the caveat to this statement is: if unsure, ask
Gutters are not glamorous. Few homeowners brag about their new gutters. That being said, they serve a critical function to your home’s well being and it is important to know when they are functioning adequately and when they need to be replaced. Since looking inside and analyzing our gutters is usually not near the top
We’ve all experienced the differences between walking in a big box store and walking in a small locally owned business. In the big box stores it’s all too common to be ignored or even met with a scowl, and customer service is non existent. In a smaller locally owned business we are more likely to
Homeowners are often told to get several bids for roofing, and accept the best. It may be helpful, when making that decision, to understand just what goes into figuring up roofing costs. Without knowing what goes into a roof, it can sometimes be frustrating to see a big dollar figure plunked down in front you.
Attic Fans Can Bring Relief from Portland’s Heat in the Summer Even in a moderate climate like Portland, summer temperatures can make some houses miserable to stay in. In certain situations, attic fans can help greatly solve that issue. A properly vented attic, with a balance of functional intake and passive exhaust vents (or ridge
Obviously, if there is an unexpected emergency or needed repair, the best time would be when that happens. There are times, however, when a potential problem is noted, but it is not urgent. When there is a warning, and time to plan, roofing repairs are best done in the Fall and Spring. Coincidently, this is
Some of the Best Roof Financing Available in Portland Get the roof you deserve with our easy loan program We are happy to announce that we have partnered with Enerbank to offer some of the very best financing for your roof project in Portland.
Loose Sliding Shingles – A Common Sign of Improper Roof Installation No two roof issues are a like. Some are obvious while others require much diagnostic investigation. Some are a result of just an isolated issue yet others can be the first signs of an improperly installed roof. The presence of shingles that are sliding
Choosing a good Portland roofing contractor is a process not to be taken lightly as the overall look and lasting effect of your project is paramount and you are going to want to select a good roofer for the job. If you are looking for roofers this article provides guidance on making a selection. Some