15 Signs You Desperately Need a Roof Replacement

As a homeowner, maintaining your property is one of your most important responsibilities. Similar to most investments your roof requires care and attention to provide maximum comfort, safety, and security. The longer you have lived in your home, the more important it is to pay attention to some of the signs that indicate a roof replacement is imminent. These 15 signs are the most common indicators that you may have a compromised roof. If you notice any of these signs on your roof, don’t wait long before getting in touch with a professional roofing [...]

By |2022-03-09T09:53:17-05:00October 20th, 2021|Roofing|

Roof Maintenance: The Forgotten Blessing of a Home’s Roof

You sweep your floor, brush your teeth, and rotate your tires, but do you give your roof the maintenance it needs as well? Regular roof maintenance can mean a huge difference between a full roof replacement at just 10 years and a roof that lasts 30 years or more.  Preventative measures and proper maintenance will maximize your roof’s life and give you peace of mind. What is Roof Maintenance?  Roof maintenance is not typically difficult or time intensive. Regular checking of all vulnerable areas on a roof system during each season and after strong [...]

By |2022-03-09T09:49:19-05:00October 20th, 2021|Roofing|

What Every Homeowner Needs to Know About Roof Inspections

Putting a roof over your family’s head is step one but taking care of that roof is an essential part of protecting your home and family. A roof inspection is the best way to ensure the integrity and safety of your roof over time.  Many homeowners either forget or forgo roof inspections completely and it can lead to serious problems later.  Roof inspections are like an oil change for your car, get it done regularly, even though nothing is majorly wrong, and you can enjoy a healthy roof for years (or possibly decades) to [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:42:26-04:00October 20th, 2021|Roofing|

23 Parts of a Window You Didn’t Know Existed

Windows have been around as long as homes have been around. Without the windows, a home would be dark, dull, and unsafe. Many aspects of today’s modern windows have been in use for centuries.  When you’re looking at new construction, replacing, or upgrading your windows, it’s important to understand a few basics about window anatomy.  Understanding parts of a window, how your windows are manufactured, and how over 24 possible parts are used in a window can help you make educated decisions about your home. Parts Of a Window in General There are two [...]

By |2022-03-08T17:24:28-05:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

Benefits of Metal Roofing: 10 Reasons Why Metal Roofing Is Getting More Popular

Metal roofs were once primarily used only for commercial projects, but today it’s one of the fastest-growing roofing materials used for both residential and commercial roofing in the US.  Many people across the country, including right here in Fort Wayne, IN, are making the decision to invest in residential metal roofing. It’s easy to see why, because people are understanding the benefits of metal roofing.  Rain on a tin roof proves so soothing that it can be found on white noise machines and meditation apps alike, but that’s not the only reason for its [...]

By |2022-03-08T16:48:11-05:00September 2nd, 2021|Roofing|

Metal Roof Installation: Methods for Different Types

Metal roofing is growing in popularity as a choice for homeowners all across the country, especially in Fort Wayne, IN. Today’s metal roof panels go beyond the classic barn or cabin roof. The styles, colors, textures, and possibilities are endless.  Our Fort Wayne, IN expert metal roof installation team is here to break down the types of metal roofing, how they are each installed, and help you explore your options in styles, colors, and installation details to find exactly what you’re looking for. How Metal Roofs are Installed New metal roof installation is a [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:38:20-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Roofing|

A Homeowner’s Cheatsheet to Metal Roofing

By the mid-1800s, mass-produced steel began covering ordinary homes and barns. Today, the metal roofing market has soared in popularity and nearly quadrupled in the last 20 years.  More homeowners than ever before are tossing out the asphalt shingles and opting for a premium metal roof. It’s easy to see why. A metal roof will last 50 years or more, boost a home’s resale value, and is basically maintenance-free.  Metal roofing is one of the best ways to keep your home cool and dry for decades to come. Types of Metal Roofing There are [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:35:33-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Roofing|

10 Signs (and Solutions!) of a Metal Roof Repair

Your roof protects everything underneath it. Taking care of your roof means taking care of your walls, your foundation, your furniture, your electrical, your flooring, etc.  Most homeowners postpone a roof repair and replacement because of the cost and disruption involved. However, procrastinating, waiting, and ignoring small problems only creates bigger disruptions and higher costs later. Clear Signs Your Metal Roof Needs a Repair Most roof repairs start with a small sign that is often missed. A thorough roof inspection for any of these signs is the best place to start. We recommend checking [...]

By |2022-03-08T16:52:02-05:00August 3rd, 2021|Roofing|

The Pros & Cons of 6 Types of Metal Roofing

Metal roofs are now one of the fastest-growing materials for roofing in both commercial and residential projects. The Metal Roofing Alliance estimated that 750,000 metal roofs were installed in 2015 and it’s only increased since then.   Many people across the country and right here in Fort Wayne, IN, are making the decision to invest in various types of metal roofing. Each of these metal roofs is durable, reliable, beautiful, and will likely last the rest of your life. But what type of metal roof is best for you and which metal roof systems will [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:31:43-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Roofing|

Metal Roof vs Asphalt Shingles: Comparing the Pros and Cons

Every home needs a roof. Whether you’re building a new home, or replacing the roof you already have, roofing materials are a big decision. The roof represents the single biggest investment in your home’s structure, and the most exposed plane. The roof has a huge responsibility, even more than exterior walls (and those are pretty darn important). The roof is under constant attack from sun, rain, wind, ice, and snow. Even more, damage to the roof almost always means damage to the inside of your home as well. Still, most homeowners don’t think twice [...]

By |2022-03-08T16:59:13-05:00October 5th, 2020|Roofing|
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