Is a New Roof Worth the Return on Investment?

If you're considering selling your home, you may be wondering what you can do to increase its value while still making it a profitable venture for you. While new carpeting, appliances and landscaping can improve your bottom line, they aren't going to be as great a draw as other improvements, such as remodeling or a new roof. Should You Invest in a New Roof? This can be a tricky question to … [Read more...]

How to Recognize the Signs of a Damaged Roof

Your roof does a great job of protecting your property from the elements, but it must be in perfect condition to do its job properly. Roofing problems can occur out of the blue or they can be the result of your roof naturally reaching the end of its useful life. Either way, you will need to take action in order to protect your property and prevent any damage from occurring. Leaks, wind damage and … [Read more...]

Why Is Roof Ventilation So Important?

A properly vented roof is a key component of every well-built home, yet adequate ventilation is a commonly underappreciated task - or worse, a completely neglected one. However, it's important to set the record straight: Proper ventilation can make all the difference in your home. It can reduce your energy bills, extend the life of your roof itself, and prevent costly repairs down the road. Here's … [Read more...]

What Is a Tesla Solar Roof?

Tesla recently introduced a solar roof, which replaces standard tiles with solar panels designed to look like a traditional roofing material. This move represents another step forward for Tesla's mission of mainstreaming renewable energy. This product is intended for residential use currently, although Tesla may choose to introduce commercial versions of the tile in the future. Why Is a Tesla … [Read more...]

Benefits of TPO Roofing for Residential and Commercial Buildings

If your old roof is deteriorating or already leaking, you need to get roofing help immediately-- you can't afford to delay. Fortunately, you have a wide range of options when it comes to choosing your new roof. Instead of shingles, tiles or metal, you may want to choose TPO roofing. TPO Facts A TPO roof is an ethylene propylene rubber membrane that is attached to the roof in lieu of other, more … [Read more...]

Surviving the Storm: Is Your Home Ready for Storm Season?

The southern United States is renowned for the blustery storms each year, especially in Southern Kentucky, Clarksville and Central Tennessee. Is your home prepared for the wrath of storm season? Contact a roofing and water restoration expert to ensure your home is armed and ready for whatever winds come your way. Follow these tips to prepare your home for storm season. Keep Your Roof … [Read more...]

5 Winter Energy-Saving Tips

Winter can bring frigid temperatures even to those living in the supposedly sweltering South. In Clarksville, Tennessee, for instance, the average highs in the winter rarely climb above 50 degrees, while the lows drop below freezing. This can result in a huge waste of money for residents trying to stay warm, but with the following winter energy-saving tips, it's easy to keep money in your … [Read more...]

Top Three Reasons to Install Vapor Barriers in Crawl Space

Moisture in crawl spaces can cause a number of serious problems. Fortunately, it's easy to prevent moisture from accumulating by installing vapor barriers. Vapor barriers should be made of professional-grade products, not recycled materials. The thickness of a vapor barrier should be 6, 8, 10, 12 or 20. Higher vapor barriers lower the amount of moisture that gets through and is more resistant to … [Read more...]

Top Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights Without Damaging Your Roof

Clarksville, Tennessee can be an especially festive area during the holiday season, with plenty of homes decorated in bright Christmas lights and décor. However, hanging Christmas lights incorrectly can sometimes lead to damages to your roof and shingles, and that is not very merry at all. Consider these important tips for hanging Christmas lights without damaging your home's roof, and you'll have … [Read more...]

5 Alarming Signs of Mold in Your Crawl Space

As its name suggests, a crawl space is a basement-type area in which there's no room to stand up. It might not have flooring, either; instead, the floor could be just dirt or soil. Even so, this part of your home can be very handy. You can store possessions there, and you can use it easily to reach pipes and electrical lines. At the same time, since they’re typically dark and moist, crawl … [Read more...]