What is a Cool Roof and Why Would I Want One?
Have you ever wished your roof would block more summer heat than it does now? With less heat gain from the hot Georgia sun, your air conditioning costs would go down, right? What if you could attain even more benefits from a cool roof than just energy savings? By replacing your roof with a cool roof system, you can enjoy enough benefits to make the initial expense well worth it. (more…)
4 Common Causes of Roof Leaks
Few things cause as much dismay as a roof leak. When properly installed and maintained, an asphalt shingle roof should last over twenty years if no damage occurs to it. Among other things, regular maintenance includes replacing liquid sealants (caulking) when they begin to dry out and shrink. Beyond the normal 20 to 30 year lifecycle, however, the major components of the roof will become deteriorated and prone to failure. Below, we present the most common causes of roof leaks. (more…)
Dark vs. Light Shingles: Which is Best for Your Home?
Today’s homeowners have an important choice to make when it comes to their shingles — are dark or light shingles the best choice? This decision is about a lot more than just color; it can have an important impact on your home’s cooling capabilities, and how much money you spend on AC bills. Here are the big differences between the two types of shingles that you should know! (more…)
How to Prepare Your Roof for Summer
Spring is the perfect time in the Atlanta area to tackle roof projects! The weather is not yet so hot and sticky as it gets in summer, unexpected rainstorms are less of a concern, and the days are long enough to finish projects up quickly. But what does your roof need? What sort of repairs or replacements should you make to prepare for the coming years? We know that you’re busy, so we will narrow our spring advice down to two important points. (more…)
When is it Time to Replace My Siding?
Every home needs maintenance. As you look around for your next project, have you taken a closer look at your home’s siding? Often overlooked, aging and deteriorating siding can give even the best-kept home a worn and tired look. Bring the exterior of the entire property back to life with a siding upgrade! (more…)
Where Do We Get Our Name?
Here at Rosie’s Roofing and Restoration, we are firm supporters of women’s rights and female empowerment. That is why we chose the iconic Rosie the Riveter as the inspiration for our company name. The construction business has been dominated by men throughout history, and while we employ both men and women in our company, we take inspiration from Rosie and what she has accomplished for our country. (more…)
Window Treatments to Help Spruce Up Your Home
It’s a brand new year, and that means giving your home a whole new look! Ready to spruce up that tired looking room? Start with the windows! Windows treatments are all the rage in 2018. Don’t be left behind. Update your look now by incorporating some of the latest trends and styles. (more…)
2018 Home Window Trends to Consider
It’s 2018 and time to make some changes. Instead of concentrating on creating a whole new look for you, why not consider a makeover for your home? If you want to boost your curb appeal, save money on utilities, and give your rooms an updated look, it may be time to replace those old worn out windows. (more…)
Why You Should Replace Your Windows in the Spring!
Are you ready to replace your old, drafty windows this year? If so, when is the best time to start the project here in the Atlanta metro area? While windows can be installed in any season, springtime offers the most benefits. However, bear in mind that contractor schedules will begin to fill once the weather veers into spring, so you should be proactive now and anchor your spot on Rosie’s Roofing & Restoration’s calendar. Here are the reasons why replacing your windows in the spring works best in our area. (more…)
3 Reasons Why You Should Replace Your Gutters When You Replace Your Roof
If you’re planning to replace your roof this spring, you may wonder if you should also replace your gutters while you’re at it. If your insurance is funding the roof replacement but not the gutters, you should seriously consider taking on that extra expense anyway. However, if your gutters work fine and you can legitimately anticipate another decade or two of trouble-free use, that’s another story. But generally speaking, replacing the two at the same time can save you money and trouble in the long run. Here’s why. (more…)