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.
A hail storm can cause a massive amount of damage. In fact, Colorado had an enormous hail storm that initially resulted in 1.4 billion dollars in damages to homes and vehicles, but a year later the estimates were closer to 2.3 billion. This is because, sometimes, damage from hail isn't readily seen immediately after a hail storm. If you live in an area that has had a hail storm or is prone to hail storms, it's important that you understand the types of damage hail can cause to roofing and siding. [Read More]