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Is Your Attic Insulation Doing Its Job?

By |November 16th, 2017|Blog, Roofing|

Is your attic insulation the right R-value and the right quantity for Michigan’s dramatic summer and winter temperature fluctuations? Improper attic insulation contributes to unwanted, seasonal heat gain and loss – not to mention energy waste. This is why a solid roof and adequate insulation are keys to whole-home comfort. […]

What You Need to Know about Roof Snowload and Ice Damming

By |November 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 your home from the damage this winter. […]

3 Reasons to Upgrade your Attic Insulation

By |October 20th, 2017|Blog, Roofing|

What do you keep in your attic? For too many Lansing-area homeowners, they keep expensive, empty air up there. Without adequate attic insulation, you are paying good money to heat and cool empty space. Getting an insulation upgrade will pay many benefits. […]

Choose a Roofer that Picks Up After the Job

By |September 25th, 2017|Blog, Roofing|

You’ve probably heard horror stories about roofers leaving behind torn-up lawns, wrecked landscaping, damaged driveways, hazards like hidden nails, and messy, leftover debris, so it’s understandable if you’re nervous that your home needs a roof replacement. You can rest easy knowing that your home and property will be treated right, and feel confident in your roofer’s craftsmanship when you choose one who: […]

How NOT to Play Russian Roulette with Your Roof

By |September 11th, 2017|Blog, Roofing|

Neglecting your roof is a lot like playing Russian roulette: you’re putting your most valuable asset and your family’s safety and well-being at risk in a potentially devastating game of chance. If you look at the costs of ignoring your roof in those terms, it’s easy to see that it’s better to minimize your risk instead by taking these steps: […]

Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Roof Last Forever

By |August 28th, 2017|Blog, Roofing|

If you’re like most homeowners, having a new roof installed is a major expense that you don’t want to face until it’s absolutely necessary. Fortunately, there are inexpensive steps you can take that can help your existing roof last as long as possible. […]

How to Get Your Roof Real-Estate Ready

By |August 21st, 2017|Blog, Roofing|

Getting your home ready to sell can be hectic. When you’re busy choosing a listing agent, deciding on a price, giving the house a thorough cleaning, and making minor repairs, don’t forget the roof. Buyers’ eyes are sure to focus on this key structural element, so it’s vital to get it sale-ready by taking the following steps. […]

3 Steps Now to Prevent Your Roof from Disaster

By |August 7th, 2017|Blog, Roofing|

What qualifies as a “disaster?” Is a dropped raw egg in the kitchen a disaster? Is infiltrating water a rooftop disaster? What about a hailstorm that pelts your roof? Most Canton-area homeowners know they cannot panic over every cracked egg, but what steps can you take to protect your home’s roof from disaster? […]

Why Seamless Gutters will Save Your Home For Years

By |July 31st, 2017|Roofing|

Canton gets an average of 44 inches of snow a year. This is 18 inches more than the average U.S. city, says Sperling’s Best Places. Add nearly three feet of rain annually, and you have plenty of reasons to ensure your home has great gutters. Seamless gutters can save your home, from the foundation up to the roof. […]

How to Be the Best Customer to Your Roofer

By |July 24th, 2017|Blog, Roofing|

Most Michigan homeowners will not need the full panoply of services a residential roofer can provide. Perhaps an annual inspection, spot repair and new gutters may be all you ever ask of a residential roofing contractor. Yet just as you want to find the best roofer, you have a role to play, too, to be the best customer. Why? Because it is in your best interest. […]