Top 10 Winter Preparation Items for Michigan Homeowners

2022-11-22T12:29:30-05:00By |Attic Insulation, Gutters|

Anyone who lives in Michigan knows winter brings a new set of prep work to keep a house comfortable, warm and ready to take on the harsh winter elements. To ensure your home is ready for the cold time of the year, use the following winter maintenance tips. […]

3 Things To Consider When You Need Roof Shingles Repaired

2022-08-08T09:52:29-04:00By |Roofing|

We never argue with a lady, and when Martha Stewart says certain home items should be repaired instead of replaced, we listen. Martha recommends repairing lamps, watches, and window screens, among other things. But can you repair roof shingles?  […]

When I Get A New Roof, What Does The Roof Warranty Cover?

2022-07-05T12:45:39-04:00By |Roofing|

A new residential roof is a big deal. It is the largest possible roofing project for your southeast Michigan home. You probably are scribbling notes to ask your roofer concerning your complete roof replacement. Things like, “Repair instead,” or “What does roof warranty cover?” One sign you have teamed with an excellent roofer: you can [...]

7 Of The Best Ways To Void Your Roof Warranty (& Why You Shouldn’t)

2022-08-08T09:53:01-04:00By |Roofing|

You have the document in your hand: a roof warranty which provides a customized insurance policy for your Michigan home’s roof. But then you start to think about it. What does the roof warranty really mean? What does it cover? And what voids a roof warranty?  […]

7 Signs To Know You’re Choosing A Fantastic Roofing Company

2022-10-04T12:03:33-04:00By |About Roofers|

Everybody has advice on picking a contractor for your home’s most valuable feature, the roof. Why is the roof the most valuable part of your home? Every other part of your home is beneath it! A weak or leaky roof leads to ruined furnishings, unhealthy family members and pets, and expensive repairs. Here are 7 [...]

How To Tell When Your Roof Needs To Be Replaced

2022-04-04T11:52:36-04:00By |Roofing|

Trees, we’ve been told, communicate with each other (according to National Public Radio). This makes us wonder, what other voiceless things are talking behind our backs? What are our lawns saying about us? And what is your roof telling you? As a responsible homeowner, how can you know when to replace your roof? […]

Should My Old Roof Be Removed Before Installing A New One?

2022-03-10T18:52:07-05:00By |About Roofers|

Samuel F.B. Morse invented the telegraph in 1835. We mention that historical tidbit because we will use the word “telegraph” to discuss ways your old roof can ruin your new roof. When we talk about telegraphing, we are not referring to Morse’s clickety-clack device. When you ask, “Can you put a new roof over an [...]

How To Choose The Best Color For Your Roof Shingles

2022-02-16T18:32:39-05:00By |Roofing|

A big part of homeownership is spending your time and money wisely. Should you get worked up over toilet paper: over or under? (Over, says science.) How about crunchy or smooth peanut butter? (We’re staying out of that one.) Does shingle color matter? Yes, for many practical reasons! […]

How To Understand How Your Roof Warranty Works

2022-02-07T11:40:09-05:00By |About Roofers|

A new roof brings with it a new roofing warranty. How does it work? You scratch your head and ask, “How does my roof warranty work? Is it valuable?” You are unlikely to wring answers from the tiny legalese you see. Your nearby residential roofer can help.  […]