New Windows a Wise Investment?

When considering the next upgrade to your home, it won’t take long to find that replacement windows offer a lot of benefits and advantages.  Contractors and real estate agents agree upgraded windows offer a lot in way of enhanced curb appeal, as well as improved functionality for the home. Old, worn out windows may be

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NEW DEVELOPMENT IN ASPHALT SHINGLE MANUFACTURING

Atlas StormMaster shingles are now made with its exclusive Core4 technology.  Adding benefits from 4 separate categories, Poly Core, Flex Core, Weather Core, and Thermal Core properties combine to produce a shingle capable of standing up to West Michigan’s most extreme weather conditions.   West Michigan provides us a full 4 seasons, which while beautiful,

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGY CHANGING THE ROOFING INDUSTRY

In August 2016, the FAA updated the regulations on the use of small, unmanned aircraft systems, otherwise known as drones.  Because of the new laws in place, it has become much easier for professionals to use the emerging technology to aid their businesses.  This includes the roofing industry, and if your contractor isn’t implementing drones

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What Is Soffit and Fascia and How Does It Affect Your Roof?

When it comes to roofing, there are a lot of components to consider.  While Shingles, Underlayment and Flashing may get all the attention, Soffit and Fascia are two important, and often overlooked pieces of the roofing system.  Before we can understand how they affect our roof and homes, we must understand what they are. Your

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Whats in your Attic?

Here in West Michigan, one of the biggest issues we run into every spring is attic mold.  While there may be several reasons the mold may start, the underlying issue is always moisture.  The Lake Effect in Grand Rapids and surrounding areas can bring a lot of winter precipitation, and come spring, that snow and

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Facts About Leaking Roofs

Rain Rarely Falls Straight Down It is common for people to imagine rain as falling straight down onto their home, but the reality is this type of weather is often accompanied with strong winds.  These winds can force water into areas that may not be protected against such conditions.  Regular inspections and preventative maintenance can

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Roof Replacement vs. Roof Repair

Replacing your roof can be a costly and intimidating project.  But sometimes simple repairs can be made instead, and at a fraction of the cost of a full roof replacement.  But how do you know what is right for you?  Here are some of the major signs you can looks for.  Stains on the interior

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PROTECTING YOUR HOME AND FAMILY STARTS AT THE TOP

Advantages of hiring a professional to handle your roofing project. Nowadays, everyone is looking for ways to save money where they can.  When it comes to projects on your home, DIY could be an option.  However, for the #1 line of defense for your home, letting to pros step in could mean countless benefits, now

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