1. Roofing Innovations Pioneered by Asphalt

    Believe it or not, there are actually trends in roofing. Lately, people are looking for greener, more energy efficient roofs and asphalt has been the driving power behind these innovations. Being a recyclable material, it’s no wonder that asphalt is the leading man in these literally greener pastures. With asphalt, roofers have been able to bring forth things like reflective roofs and vegetated …Read More

  2. How a Deck Will Add Value to your Life

    Besides getting the opportunity to realize a return on your investment, decks offer so much to your time in your house. While a house is an investment in the monetary sense, it’s also a home and holds a sentimental investment as well as a time investment. Why not spend your time enjoying your home and live the best life you can in it. Building a deck could have quite a bit of value in the way yo…Read More

  3. Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Siding

    Just as your roof is the first line of defense in protecting your home’s structure, so is the siding. Whether your home’s exterior is brick, wood, or vinyl, that outer layer is what protects your home’s foundation and the interior structure of the walls. So, as soon as something starts going wrong with your siding, it could lead to a lot of structural issues within your home. Many of the sig…Read More

  4. How to Estimate Roofing Costs

    If your roof has made it to twenty years old, you should be congratulated! Either that or you may want to take the time to double check that nothing has gone wrong. The typical asphalt shingle roof has a lifespan of about twenty years, but that can vary pretty widely depending on local climate and weather events. So, if your roof has made it all the way to twenty, that’s a pretty awesome accompl…Read More

  5. 4 Reasons To Replace Your Siding

    Home improvement shows will go on and on about how important your home’s exterior is when it comes time to sell. You can probably picture it pretty easily: a home built in the 50s with a shining, modern interior but an exterior paint job that hasn’t been touched since the house was finished. Then, tadaa, the home repair expert slaps on some new paint and false shutters or a porch covering, add…Read More

  6. Choosing a Look: Different Siding Options Part 2

    If you want to give your home a new look, sprucing up the landscaping can be a great start, and a new paint color can really help refresh things. However, if your home’s exterior is a bit bland, no amount of paint or flowering bushes can disguise that. Instead, look to sprucing up your home by adding new siding! And no, we don’t mean the sort of old aluminum siding your mind probably jumped to…Read More

  7. Choosing a Look: Different Siding Options Part 1

    Are you in the process of trying to sell your home? If everything is in good repair inside, the foundation is in great shape, and the windows still seal like perfection, but if your home looks like it’s still stuck in the 60s, you could have some issues. Unfortunately, no matter how well-kept your home is on the inside, you may have trouble attracting buyers willing to pay what your home is wort…Read More

  8. Roofing Repairs: Why You Should Never DIY

    After a storm with strong winds, pounding rain, or hail sweeps through, it’s always a good idea to check over your roof. A stray branch can pretty easily break a tile or knock shingles loose. From there, if the underlayment is damaged or left exposed too long, you could be left with one little leak that ultimately creates extensive damage to your roof and potentially the structure of your home. …Read More

  9. Roofing Issues: Signs of Trouble

    During the winter, does it feel impossible to keep your home cool, or does your air conditioning bill skyrocket each summer? Do you have issues with paint bubbling or an unsightly stain creeping across your ceiling? When your roof falls into disrepair, it can wreak havoc throughout your home’s internal structure. Unfortunately, without getting up on your roof regularly, a lot of roofing issues c…Read More

  10. Asphalt, Metal, or Wood? Choosing Roofing Materials

    Your roof is what stands between you and the elements. Here in Charleston, we really aren’t likely to see any massive blizzards, but imagine what it would be like to go to sleep with a clear, starry sky overhead and wake up to rain pouring down on top of you. Of course, this is a totally overblown example, but our roofs protect us from so much—and not only that, they protect the rest of the ho…Read More