Truss and Stick Roofing Laid Out for All to Understand

The roof is certainly one area that requires lots attention to detail when building your home. It has a great effect on the looks of the house and its structural integrity. More specifically, all these factors depend on the soundness of the structure holding the roof together. It could be a pre-engineered truss or an on-site stick structure made on the spot when working on the roof. Either way, both of these alternatives have a set of attributes, benefits and drawbacks that you need to understand in detail for you to make the right choice. Read More 

Questions You Need to Ask Your Roofing Contractor When Calling for Repairs

When calling a contractor about roofing repairs for your home, you should be ready to discuss some details about the repairs that are needed, as well as your options for the materials he or she will be using. You might also need to discuss the potential of having the roof replaced entirely. Note a few questions to ask a roofing contractor, and some that he or she might ask you, so you know what to expect by way of needed repairs and can better choose the right materials for the work to be done. Read More 

What You Need to Know Before Scheduling Roof Repair Work

When your home's roof needs repair work of any sort, you don't want to put this off; even though roof repairs can sometimes be expensive, a good roof insulates your home and protects it from water damage. Even one missing shingle can mean letting out heating and air conditioning during winter and summer, and also allowing water to seep into the home, leading to damaged framework and mould build-up. Before you do call for repairs, however, you might consider a few factors about roofing and about working with a roofer, so you know what to ask him or her and what to expect with their work. Read More 

Clearing Up Some Common Misconceptions About Your Home’s Roof

Your home's roof is very important; it helps to insulate your home and reduce the amount of money and energy you use for air conditioning and heating throughout the year, and of course it protects your home's framework from potential water damage. This is why it's important to have your roof fixed when needed; however, many homeowners put off having this work done, or they may not know the best type of roof to choose for a replacement. Read More 

Ways You Can Use Metal Roofing Scraps in Your Tiny Home

One of the goals that many tiny home enthusiasts strive for is to use recycled items and as much of their materials as possible. This helps reduce waste, reduce costs, and give you a more environmentally friendly design option. One building material that can be used in several ways around your tiny home, even the scraps, is metal roofing. If you have used metal roofing, but have a lot of scrap leftover, here is how you can use it. Read More