3 Roof Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

It’s a new year. How’s your roof holding up? Every homeowner (hopefully) knows the importance of a keeping a well-maintained roof. After all, your roof protects your entire house from the elements and provides insulation and protection for you and your family. Without a solid roof, your home is vulnerable to anything Mother Nature can throw at you. Even if you know how important your roof … [Read more...]

3-Tab Vs. Architectural Shingles: Why Should You Upgrade?

For outstanding durability and a boost in curb appeal, upgrade to architectural shingle roof. Mimms Roofing and Water Restoration explains why below. A roof is an expensive investment, but a high-quality, expertly installed roof can (and should) last for decades. Unfortunately, life happens. Weather, wind, falling trees, and other environmental threats can cause your roof to degrade. Huge … [Read more...]

3 Wintertime Threats To Your Roof

  Winter brings more than shorter days and the holidays. It can also bring damaging weather like snow, sleet, and ice. If you want to protect your roof from the elements this winter, you need to know what to look out for. Check out these three common wintertime threats to your home’s roof. Ice, Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Tennessee can be an icy place in the winter. In … [Read more...]

Gutters Clogged? Your Home Could Suffer

The seasons are changing, which means chillier weather, scarves, cider...and tons of falling leaves.  It's a lovely time of year, but it also comes with a new to-do list. Keeping your gutters clear and clean is important . Clogged gutters can cause a ton of problems for your home and yard. What Damage Can Clogged Gutters Cause? You might assume that rain will wash away any leaves that land … [Read more...]

Fall Roof Safety Tips: Pre-Winter List 2017

Don't forget to check the roof when preparing your home for the winter months. It's an easy task to overlook, but not taking the time to check and care for the roof can lead to damage and expensive repairs. Here are four tips for preparing your roof for the winter to keep it safe and secure. 1. Clean the gutters One of the easiest things to do to get your roof ready for winter as well as one … [Read more...]

Roof Maintenance After Wind and Storm Damage

Unfortunately for homeowners, damaging storms and gusty winds are an unavoidable part of life. While Mother Nature can unleash devastating turmoil on your entire home and surrounding property, your roof is likely to suffer the most extensive damage. The type of damage your roof may be susceptible to during and after a harsh storm include shingle blow off, hail damage, tree damage, water damage, … [Read more...]

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...]