fascias, soffits, gutters

Gutters do an important job, directing water away from the perimeter of your house. If your gutters are clogged with debris or not in operative shape, however, they may not function properly. Regular maintenance may help keep your gutters functioning properly, prevent water damage and keep your home looking nice. Why Do It? Clogged gutters […]

In a downpour, a clogged roof gutter sends a cascade of water down the side of your house, making canyons of your flowerbeds and saturating your foundation. Clean gutters of leaves and debris to help prevent damage to your landscaping and siding, and to head off expensive water damage repairs to your foundation that may […]

If more building owners and facilities managers knew the proper way to clean out their roof gutters, there would be fewer injuries and deaths and far less property damage. Fall is the season when gutters are cleaned out in preparation for the rainy or snowy season ahead. If the rainwater doesn’t flow properly through the […]

Look up! How is your roofline fairing? Maintaining your property’s roofline is not something which ignites elation, yet, it is a very important aspect of preserving the integrity of your build. Poorly maintained rooflines invite a whole host of problems for a home owner. Roof timbers can rot, guttering can leak onto brickwork and moisture […]

It’s time for a new roof. Maybe you’ve been dreading this moment for years. Maybe you just moved in. Either way, a new roof is a huge investment. Both sellers and buyers dread the cost of replacing a roof. Sellers seldom like to pay for such large improvements right before they leave. But potential buyers […]

When choosing a roofing contractor you should consider your choice very carefully and you are advised to check them out before employing them. If you employ a good reputable roofing contractor in terms of price, reliability and workmanship, the potential for problems will be greatly reduced. Please Also Consider The Following Points Select up to […]

If the shingles on your roof are disappearing as quickly as cake at a toddler’s birthday party, it’s probably time to replace your roof. Great Day Improvements has put together this list of 15 questions that every homeowner should ask a potential roofer before signing a contract, so you can ensure the company you hire […]

flat roofing

It’s time for a new roof. Maybe you’ve been dreading this moment for years. Maybe you just moved in. Either way, a new roof is a huge investment. Both sellers and buyers dread the cost of replacing a roof. Sellers seldom like to pay for such large improvements right before they leave. But potential buyers […]

When choosing a roofing contractor you should consider your choice very carefully and you are advised to check them out before employing them. If you employ a good reputable roofing contractor in terms of price, reliability and workmanship, the potential for problems will be greatly reduced. Please Also Consider The Following Points Select up to […]

If the shingles on your roof are disappearing as quickly as cake at a toddler’s birthday party, it’s probably time to replace your roof. Great Day Improvements has put together this list of 15 questions that every homeowner should ask a potential roofer before signing a contract, so you can ensure the company you hire […]

How often do you look at your roof? If you’re like me, you run in and out of the house, shuttle the kids back and forth, and glance up at the roofline only occasionally as you back out of the driveway. But inspecting your roof regularly and making little fixes as needed can prevent some […]

If you own a house it’s fairly likely that you also have a flat roof. This might be on top of a garage, porch, shed or extension. If you’re thinking of reroofing or installing a new flat roof, it’s important that you get the right roofing material for you. Things to consider include how long […]

The pros and cons of what to consider if you are looking to buy, or already own, a home with a flat roof In Victorian houses, flat roofs played a fairly minor role. However, jump to the present day, and while flat roofs have grown in size, this has not always been matched by improvements […]

Q My flat roof is leaking and needs to be repaired. It is about 3m x 5m and is presently felt and tile construction. I have received several estimates from various firms, some of whom seem keen to carry out the repair using EPDM rubber membrane. Is this advisable? Also, one contractor has informed me […]

Flat roofs are those with a pitch of less than 15 degrees. You will generally find that unless you approach a specialist non-standard home insurance broker, most insurers will struggle to insure a flat roof property due to concerns with their endurance. They can essentially have a long life span, but only if they are […]

roof replacement

It’s time for a new roof. Maybe you’ve been dreading this moment for years. Maybe you just moved in. Either way, a new roof is a huge investment. Both sellers and buyers dread the cost of replacing a roof. Sellers seldom like to pay for such large improvements right before they leave. But potential buyers […]

When choosing a roofing contractor you should consider your choice very carefully and you are advised to check them out before employing them. If you employ a good reputable roofing contractor in terms of price, reliability and workmanship, the potential for problems will be greatly reduced. Please Also Consider The Following Points Select up to […]

If the shingles on your roof are disappearing as quickly as cake at a toddler’s birthday party, it’s probably time to replace your roof. Great Day Improvements has put together this list of 15 questions that every homeowner should ask a potential roofer before signing a contract, so you can ensure the company you hire […]

Between rising home costs, low inventory and the prevalence of all-cash offers, potential home buyers will readily tell you: It’s rough out there. So if you’re lucky enough to find an affordable house you like, you may feel the pressure to make an offer right away. Not so fast. Before you put down that deposit, […]

Flat roofs in Britain do not have a good reputation; they are notorious for leaking, sagging and rotting. This may seem puzzling as many of our European neighbours – some with more extreme climates than ours – appear to use flat roofs extensively without too much trouble. But look below the surface and you will […]

A construction company attempted to make amends for demolished part of the wrong house by buying them a ‘sorry’ cake from grocery store. Roy Co. Roofing in Roy, Washington supposedly made the error two weeks ago, tearing a roof off a house that turned out to be the wrong one, due to a mistake on […]

The biggest obstacle homeowners face when looking to fix or replace their roof is choosing the right person to do the job. After a damaging storm, they need to quickly get back to normal and perform the necessary roofing repairs. But that doesn’t mean they should just choose the first contractor who knocks on their […]

The roof is arguably the most important component of your house. After all, it keeps water out of the building. For that kind of money, you want to make sure job is done right. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Shop around Some roofers don’t worry much about customer satisfaction since replacing a roof […]

Winter is here which means storms, heavy rain, wind, ice and snow will all impact on your roof. That’s why it’s best to keep up maintenance all year round to avoid any damage to the exterior of your home because in reality, damage costs caused by a leak will almost certainly exceed the cost of […]

The importance of roofing insulation for energy efficiency First of all, let’s consider the importance of the roof for ensuring energy efficiency. Warm air has a natural tendency to rise upwards and is lost through the fabric of the roof if it is un-insulated; therefore this element alone can account for as much as 25% […]

Roofline elements such as fascias, soffits, bargeboards and guttering are vital, but they are often forgotten about, at least when it comes to home maintenance. Failing to correctly identify and deal with roofline problems – an all too common habit in Britain – leads to deeper-lying damp and structural issues. Moreover, the repairs can be […]

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