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December 9, 2019

Pros and Cons of a Metal Roof for Your Home

When it comes time for a roof replacement, you have a number of different roofing options to choose from. Among your many options include asphalt shingles, slate, tiles, and of course, a metal roof. Metal roofing has become very popular in recent years, so understandably you may be considering it as an option for your own roof. Some of the key advantages include longer expected lifespan, less maintenance and high energy efficiency. To help in your decision making process, here […]
November 21, 2019

Winter is Coming: Is Your Roof Prepared?

It’s now Fall in San Antonio, but Winter is coming and will soon be here before you know it. Is your roof ready? “How would I know,” you might ask. Well, unless your roof is brand new, you may not know for sure without a professional roof assessment. With that being said, there are some simple tasks you can do to help prepare your roof for the coming Winter season. Let’s review. Give Your Roof a Personal Inspection One of […]
November 6, 2019

5 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Season for Roof Repair

With cooler air and leaves changing color, fall is officially here. For many people, this means tackling home improvement and landscaping projects. But the fall is also the perfect time to take care of that roof replacement you’ve been thinking about. Aside from the fall creating ideal working conditions for a roofing contractor, the fall weather can also improve the quality of your roofing installation because of drier air that aids shingles to more properly seal. So with winter right […]
October 23, 2019

3 Key Reasons a Quality Roof is Important

Perhaps you have heard that your roof is important. But why? Primarily, your roof serves as a barrier of protection against outside elements for your home when in good condition. Let’s review the reasons why a good, quality roof is important. In doing so, you can also determine if your roof is in good condition or if some roofing issues may need to be addressed. Why is a Good Roof Important? 1 – It Protects Your Home Imagine for a […]
October 8, 2019

7 Signs You May Need a Roof Repair in San Antonio

A roof is a crucial part of any home. But it’s probably not something you give much thought to. However, over time your home will eventually need a roof repair. But how are you supposed to know when? Sometimes that signs are obvious. Other times, not so much. To help, here are 7 signs that you may need a roof repair: 1 – Missing, Cracked or Curled Shingles This is one of your more obvious signs that a roof repair […]
September 18, 2019

What to Do if Your Roof Leaks During Heavy Rain

So it’s started to rain and after a few minutes you suddenly notice water dripping from your ceiling. Now what are you supposed to do? The first step – don’t panic. More often than not, many homeowners first discover that their roof needs repair from a roof leak during a rainstorm. Yes, it can be a minor inconvenience, especially if you thought your roof was in good condition. However, at this point, your main concern should be to minimize water […]
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) […]
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 […]