When something breaks on your home, you might be tempted to find the cheapest alternative instead of investing massive amounts of money. However, sometimes the more expensive choice is the better one. A few years ago, I realized that we needed a new roof. After doing a little research, I chose inexpensive shingles and nails. After the new products were installed, I could tell that there was a problem. Fortunately, a roofer friend of mine spotted the trouble and helped me to repair my home. This blog is all about helping you to decode roofing materials, so that you can avoid problems down the road.
If spiders spin webs all over your attic every fall season, check the soffits on your roof for disrepair. Spiders usually live outside of the home but will seek shelter in your attic to escape predators or to mate and lay eggs in the fall. But if you spray the attic with pesticides and still have a spider infestation, replace and repair the soffits along the roof's edges. Here's what you need to know about your spider infestation and how to reinforce the soffits to keep them out of your attic. [Read More]