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December 17, 2018

Can You Replace a Roof in the Winter?

With the winter months among us, you might have begun to notice a few issues with your current roof. Some of the most common problems we find during colder months include leaks in ceilings as well as missing shingles. As you inspect your own roof, you may even discover that what you really need is to replace your entire roof altogether. So this brings up the question, “can you replace a roof in the winter?” An excellent question that we […]
October 24, 2018

Water Damage from Recent Rainfall

Recent rainfall in San Antonio has been intense and doesn’t appear to be fading any time soon. And with rain, comes water damage. While it didn’t quite break city records, rainfall has been recorded as high as 20.96 inches in certain areas (Grey Forest, in particular). The city also boasts heavy numbers such as 18.5 and 14.4 inches. More than a foot of rainfall has washed over San Antonio, and it has left many damaged homes in its wake. Most […]
October 10, 2018

Assessing Wind Damage After Storms

Even when a storm produces no rain or hail, your roof can still sustain damage. Strong winds can create stress points on a roof that, over time, can weaken and become compromised. While roofs are designed to resist typical wind loads, they can be incrementally damaged over the years by high winds and debris carried by the wind. Replacing missing shingles and fixing the initial roof damage quickly is important to prevent subsequent water and wind damage and high fuel […]
September 26, 2018

6 Tools for Easy Home Repairs

While we may specialize in roofing, we do know a thing or two about home repairs. For all of your home’s little troubles, we have a simple and easy fix that can mend the damage! Here are 6 tools that every homeowner should keep handy in case of minor home repairs. The 6 Tools You Need for Home Repairs Window Screen Repair Kit A tear in a window screen can be annoying for many reasons, from bugs to burglars. But […]
September 10, 2018

Metal Roofing Myths

Although typically thought to be for commercial properties, metal roofing is on the rise among residential homes. Perhaps it is because of its sleek and modern aesthetic, or maybe its due to its exceptional functionalities—but whatever the reason, metal roofs are becoming increasingly popular. However, some homeowners are choosing to pass on metal roofs because they are not entirely sure about the myths that surround them. Contrary to popular belief, metal roofs would make a great addition to a residential […]
July 12, 2018

Maintenance Tips for New Homeowners

So you’ve just become a new homeowner… Congratulations and welcome to the club! But before you start painting the walls, rewiring the living room or renovating the kitchen, there are a few important maintenance tips you need to know. Owning a home is a huge accomplishment, and an equally large responsibility. We’re here to help new homeowners like yourself learn a few key maintenance tips that can save you an abundance of time and money in the long run. Remember, […]
June 26, 2018

4 Musts for Apartment Roofing

As a property owner, it is your job to ensure your tenants are living in a well-maintained apartment that meets their needs. Installing and maintaining apartment roofing is a major part of doing so. When you have a quality roof that has been properly cared for, it is an investment that will protect your residents and property for decades. However, apartment roofing (much like any other roofing) will face inevitable damage from the elements. The roof is the part of […]
June 7, 2018

Differences in Residential and Commercial Roofs

While it may seem as though one roof is no different from one to the next, quite the opposite is true. Each roof has a unique purpose, design and identity which work to serve the structure it protects. Residential and commercial roofs have very different and particular needs based on their individual requirements. By understanding the key differences between residential and commercial roofs, you will be able to choose the best roofing system for your building. Key Differences in Residential […]
May 23, 2018

4 Tips for Choosing a New Roof Style

When it comes to choosing a new roof style for your home, it’s important to consider all of your options before making the big commitment. You wouldn’t choose the same car for the next 30 years without making sure it would withstand the test of time, so why do that with your new roof? The style of your roof should be timeless and versatile, as it will influence the appearance of your home for years to come. A Few Things […]
May 8, 2018

Importance of a Quality Warranty

Whether you’re getting a minor roof repair or a major roof replacement, you’ll undoubtedly want your money’s worth. Commercial and residential roof work is a crucial part of your building’s structure and security, so don’t take chances with a company that cuts corners. Select a roofing company for your project that is dependable and one that you can rely on. In the end, you’ll be glad you did. When it comes to choosing a roofing company that you can count […]
September 3, 2019

How Often Do Roofs Need to Be Replaced?

A commonly asked question of homeowners is “how often do roofs need to be replaced?” The truth is, it depends really. There are a number of different factors to consider such as the roof type, the climate of where your home is located, as well as the age of the roof. While it is a good idea to have your roof assessed at least once every year or two, there are a few signs that can determine whether your roof […]
August 16, 2019

Why Realtors Should Partner with a Roofing Company

If you’re a Realtor in San Antonio, you know just how important it is for the sale or purchase of your client’s home to run smoothly. But what happens when it doesn’t – particularly after an inspection determines that a roof repair is needed? Well that’s where it’s beneficial as a Realtor to have a preferred roofing partner available should you need one. A roofing partner can offer quick, convenient and cost-friendly options to roofs that need repair or replacement […]
July 29, 2019

Top 10 Questions to Ask a Roofing Contractor Before Hiring

If you’ve ever had to hire a roofing contractor to repair or replace your roof, you know it can be difficult to make a choice on who to hire. With all of the different options available, along with numerous reviews, just how do you know which roofing company or contractor to go with? You know that you need someone who is reliable and has a great track record, but also someone who won’t break the bank. Just where do find […]
July 16, 2019

Why Roof Maintenance is Important

While it may not be something that you think about everyday, your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. It protects you from weather and the other elements that your home is constantly exposed to on a daily basis. As a result, it would only make sense that roof maintenance be a part of your home’s regular care. In fact, roof problems usually arise as a result of two things, 1) an aged roof or 2) […]