Rain or Shine: Protecting Your Home During Every Season

Secure Your Roof with Knowledge and Understanding—Select the Proper Material

Whether you’re building a new home and looking to select its first roof or searching for a way to rejuvenate a commercial property you’ve owned for years, the options available in terms of materials can seem nearly endless. Many people don’t know where to start when looking for alternative options, and they allow themselves to […]

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Check The Flashing For Leaks In A Flat Roof

One of the most common places to find a leak in a flat roof is along the flashing. The reason for this can vary from incorrect installation to normal weathering. Water that runs behind the flashing can cause a leak even if the rest of your roof is in good condition. Repairing the flashing will […]

A Simple Guide To Help You Inspect Your Roof For Summer Hail Damage

If a strong summer hail storm has just swept through your region, when it is safe to do so, you’ll need to complete an inspection of your roof. Strong hail storms often cause damage to residential roofs. The sooner you identify any damage to your roof, the sooner you can submit a claim to your […]

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Steps To Repair A Tear In The Felt On A Garage Roof

If the felt on your garage’s flat roof is torn, learn how to patch it with the following steps. The repaired area will prevent leaks until you are able to have the felt replaced by a professional roofer like Cloise & Mike Construction Inc. Use The Following Materials ladder broom scrub brush soapy water water […]

It’s Not Easy Choosing Green: Wood Vs. Steel In The Battle For Green Supremacy

Green: A word used to describe any building material that is good for mother nature. Really? With such a nebulous definition, it leaves hucksters free to spin any object as green. For example, you could say that wood is a green product in that it is all natural. On the other hand, using steel means […]

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Four Choices You Have When Installing Wood Roofing On Your Home

If you want your home to have a wood roof, there are many choices available — such as split shakes, shingles or synthetic and treated materials. There are also several types of wood used to make shakes. Cedar shakes are commonly used in North America, but there are also treated materials for different climatic conditions. […]

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How To Fix Damaged Fascia

One of the most important elements of a roofline is the fascia. The fascia board is the board that runs along the bottom edge of your roof, where the eaves begin. Most fascia boards are painted a different color than the roof and the main walls of the house. Some people paint their fascia so […]

The Advantage Of Having A Metal Roof Installed On Your Home

In recent years, metal roofing has been seen more commonly on homes all over the world. Not only does a metal roof give a home a more stylish appearance, but it also has many other benefits as well. Whether you are building a new home and having the roof newly installed or having the roof […]

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How To Prevent Ice Dams On Slate Roofs

Ice dams are a major problem for roofs in cold climates, and slate roofs aren’t immune to the issue. These dams form when snow or water collects on the roof. Heat escaping from inside the home melts the snow or ice so it makes its way beneath the slate shingles. It then refreezes and can […]

Why Roof Restoration Isn’t Such A Bad Idea

If your roof is damaged, then you may have the option of restoring or replacing it. Replacement is a good idea, but it isn’t always the only option open to homeowners. Many people think that it’s all about saving money because replacement can be costly, but this isn’t the only benefit of roof restoration. Depending […]