Which Windows are Right for Your Home?
Brand new windows benefit your home in numerous ways. First, they add market value to your home if you go to resell the property. Second, they improve the overall look and design of the house exterior. Third, your home interior will be more energy efficient throughout the year. (more…)
How to Choose the Right Type of Siding for Your Home
Are you ready for new siding for your home renovation project? Today’s siding materials span everything from plastic and wood to cement and aluminum. It’s nice to have all those choices, but it’s understandable that homeowners may get a little overwhelmed when trying to pick the best option. Knowing and understanding the popular siding options available on the market will help you select one that is right for your home. (more…)
The Benefits of Solar Panels for Your Business
Over the last decade, solar panels have grown in popularity with homeowners across Atlanta. Now commercial property owners are beginning to discover how solar panels can create a more energy-efficient property for their business. If you are considering solar panels as either a supplement to your current power or as a total replacement, then now is the time to look into all the features and benefits that solar panels have to offer. Let’s take a closer look at the highlights of installing solar panels on your building and what they can do for you. (more…)
The Benefits of Commercial Roof Maintenance
The roof is the most important component of any commercial building as it protects the structure’s interior from heat, rain, high winds, debris and the sun’s UV rays. Due to the harsh elements that beat down upon the roof every day, it is essential to perform ongoing maintenance to the roofing system to ensure that it holds up year after year for its expected lifespan. (more…)
Damage to Look for After a Storm
After a storm, it’s always a good idea to check your home for damage. Some destruction will be obvious, like broken tree branches on your roof or smashed skylights. But when it’s not so plain, how can you tell if you’re looking at the aftermath of a storm or ordinary wear and tear? Here’s a quick guide on inspecting your home after a storm. (more…)
How to Make Your Roof Energy Efficient
Most buildings, both residential and commercial, could stand to operate a little greener. An energy efficient system over your head goes a long way towards keeping your utility expenditures from literally rising through the roof. What can you do to make your roof more energy efficient? Read on to find out: (more…)
Water Proofing the Building Envelope: Roofs, Gutters and Siding
Living comfortably in a rigid building comes with some serious cost. However, houses avert the forces of nature and prevent wind, water and pests from sharing your living space, which is well worth the expense. Failure to adequately waterproof the building envelope, however, renders your home (or business) little more than a large, pricey tent. Waterproofing encompasses three main components: roof, gutters and siding. (more…)
What Are Roof Stains and Should I Worry About Them?
For many homeowners in the South, black streaking on the surface of their home’s roof is a common problem. Many people are unaware of the cause of those unsightly streaks, and some will either fail to take the proper steps to address the problem or cause damage to the surface of their roof by trying a DIY approach. The following information is provided by the team at Rosie’s Roofing and Restoration to help homeowners know what to do if they notice black streaks or staining on the surface of their home’s roof. (more…)
Why are Solar Shingles the Future of Roofing?
Have you been holding back on installing solar panels for your home because of how they look or the need for structural upgrades to support the additional weight? With the latest advances in solar roofing from a joint project between Tesla Solar and SolarCity, you may not have to deal with either of those issues in the near future. The upcoming solar shingles currently in development provides a streamlined, attractive way to generate your own power. (more…)
How to Keep Squirrels Away From Your Roof and Attic
Where do you stand on the topic of squirrels? Here in Atlanta, these furry friends have captured the imagination of many residents. In fact, the city is even home to the annual Inman Park Squirrel Census, a scientific and cultural event that involves tallying the number of Eastern gray squirrels and recording their behaviors. Even if you think they’re cute and harmless, squirrels are known for doing quite some damage to homes and businesses. Find out why squirrels don’t make good house guests and how to keep them away from your roof and attic. (more…)