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What You Need to Know about Roof Snowload and Ice Damming

By |2021-08-19T13:26:56-04:00November 6th, 2017|Roofing|

The cold temperatures and frozen precipitation that winter brings to the Canton area can cause a host of problems for a homeowner. Two major wintertime concerns are snow loads and ice damming since they can wreak havoc on your home’s roof. Here’s what you need to know about these issues so you can better protect [...]

What is ice and water barrier and why do I need it?

By |2021-07-12T17:57:56-04:00February 3rd, 2014|Roofing|

Ice and water barrier is a self adhering rubberized membrane that protects your roof from leaking due to excessive water conditions. These conditions occur during wind driven rain and even more so during water back from ice dams (our previous post discusses ice damming). There are several areas of your roof especially susceptible to the [...]

Is a Tear-off Necessary for My Roof Replacement?

By |2021-08-23T14:29:31-04:00January 23rd, 2015|Roofing|

A roof replacement is a huge endeavor for a homeowner.  Often, you may wonder whether it is necessary to have your roofing contractor go through the whole process of tearing off the old roof. Wouldn’t it be much easier to simply install the new shingles over the old?  Here’s some information to point you in [...]

Roofing Questions and Answers

By |2020-08-14T09:35:27-04:00April 22nd, 2014|

  Here are the most common roofing questions we get and the answers to those questions: How many years do I have left on my old roof? How soon can you start? Which shingles do you recommend? What about building permits? What should be done prior to the roofing installation? [...]

Why It Matters To Have The Best Gutter Size For Your Home

By |2021-07-13T15:11:44-04:00July 19th, 2021|Gutters|

Numbers are funny things. What is the difference between five inches and six inches? One inch, you say. How about 40 percent more? Confusing, right? How are you supposed to know the size of gutters your Canton-area home needs?  […]

3 Vital Reasons Why Attic Insulation Is So Important

By |2021-07-13T15:15:11-04:00July 6th, 2020|Attic Insulation|

Michigan is beautiful. Michigan is cold. Michigan is hot. As a Michigan homeowner, you love the beauty and delightful variations of our state’s four seasons, but you are not a fan of energy bills. Attic insulation helps lower your carbon footprint, stave off expensive energy bills, and keep your home safe year-round. […]