NEWS AND UPDATES
Anytime someone knocks on your door to sell you something it’s best to be cautious and even more so in the case of your roof. While there are many legitimate, licensed, local contractors offering roof repair and replacements following hail storms, there are some that are not to be trusted.
This month brings the official arrival of winter. While we don’t see the snow and ice that other parts of the country experience, we do get some pretty chilly nights with temperatures reaching the freezing mark. It’s important to make sure that your home is ready for the change in seasons.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, we wanted to share a little bit about why we believe it’s so important for us to give back to those in need in our community.
We just can’t say enough about the importance of performing regular maintenance on your roof. Every day, your roof is working hard to protect your home, fighting against the sun, wind, rain, hail, leaves, twigs and other debris that builds up over time.
With triple digit temperatures outside, it can be hard to keep your house cool without cranking the air conditioner and driving your utility bills through the roof. Here are some tips to help you combat the heat.
We live in a part of the state that doesn’t sustain direct hits like the coastal areas do, but we can be affected by the tremendous amounts of rain and the high winds from storms that strike the Gulf coast, as we saw last year when Harvey made landfall and stalled.
Spring is here and that means so is storm season. Many of those storms will contain hail. If you’ve just experienced a spring storm that dropped potentially property damaging hail stones, it’s important that you know what to do next.
It’s not very likely that you would wait 10 years between dentist appointments, is it? You shouldn’t wait years to give your roof a checkup either.
The rash of storms and hurricanes has left many insurance companies overloaded and some are placing the burden of estimating repair costs back on the policyholder.
We love seeing all of the beautifully lit homes at Christmastime! But did you know that hanging lights from your roof and shingles could cause damage to your roof that could lead to water infiltration?
Your roof works hard every day to protect your home and over time that performance can be compromised by many factors.
Our team pitched in to provide a complete new roof and other exterior repairs to a Georgetown, Texas homeowner through Community Restore.
Yes, a snowstorm inside the gym in July. In Texas. Our very own Mike Pickel is our commercial roofing expert and he was able to detect the problem and help the school administrators solve this mysterious problem.
What kind of home do you have? Is it as energy efficient as you think? Here are some things you can do to help your home perform better.
Black streaks running down your roof are a type of roof algae knowns as Gloeocapsa Magma. These pesky bacteria tend to cluster in groups and locate themselves typically on the north side of roofs where the lack of sun can stimulate their growth.
It’s that time of year when everywhere you go, there is something pumpkin flavored to try – from lattes to pies and bread. Leaves will be falling and there is once again excitement on the football field under those Friday night lights.
In the roofing industry, the Haag name is very well known as a forensic engineering and consulting firm specializing in failure analysis, determining extent of damage and providing repair options. They developed a certification program for roofing contractors where their engineers teach a three-day intensive training session.
During hurricane season, we are often subject to torrential rains when a storm makes landfall. This can cause roofs to fail under the stress of shedding all of the rain. If you notice a leak, follow these tips:
Many roofing contractors hire professional salespeople whose job it is to sell you a roof or repair services. A well-dressed, friendly sales person comes out to your home, pulls out a tablet, and talks through a prepared presentation -- without ever looking at your roof. That's not us.
A cool roof is one that reflects and emits the sun’s heat back to the sky instead of absorbing it and transferring it to the home or building beneath it. When the heat is reflected rather than absorbed, the building will use less energy to keep the interior comfortable and cool.