Up On The Roof

Stories, News & Tips From The Top

Bring The Sunlight In!

Do you have a room in your home or building that has a dark, dreary feeling? Even in the middle of the day? These dark areas aren’t known for being favorite spaces due to the general atmosphere that the lack of real daylight produces. Your gloomy room is likely on the northern side of the structure, or shaded by big ….

Hire a Top-Notch Roofing Contractor

Do you remember those PSA commercials on NBC called ‘The More You Know?‘ Well, NBC knows what they’re talking about. It’s true…the more you know about roofs and especially how to hire a contractor that won’t rip you off, the better armed you are to make good, thoughtful and sound decisions. And when it comes to the process of finding ….

You’ve Got Questions? Pete’s Got Answers!

Question: “Pete, what do you think about GAF roofing shingles vs. other brands like Owens Corning or CertainTeed? Do you feel like paying extra for the 30lb felt would be worth in in the long run?” Answer:  “All of these are comparable products and they also have similar material warranties. I’d suggest that you choose a product your roofing contractor is ….

Six Choices for Your New and Improved Roof

With the variety of roofing materials available these days, here are six options to help make choosing the right one for your roofing project a little easier. 1. Roofing Material: Asphalt Shingles — Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material seen on American homes these days. They are an inexpensive roofing option and they come in a variety of ….

Yes or No To Pre-Purchase Inspections?

To hear professional home inspectors tell it, Americans take better care of their automobiles than their homes. Consequently, every home buyer should plan to spend the $400 to $600 necessary to have the house they like best thoroughly examined by an independent third party. But before you order an inspection, you should do some preliminary investigating of your own. That ….