Is Roof Ventilation Important?

Is roof ventilation important? The short answer: yes. The long answer is...well, longer. You know your roof plays a vital role in the comfort level, longevity and overall appearance of your house. But if your roof isn’t properly vented, you could face some seriously expensive issues down the road. Here are the biggest reasons you need proper roof ventilation. Higher Energy … [Read more...]

What Are The Biggest Summer Threats To Your Roof?

It may seem like winter and fall are the seasons you have to worry about when it comes to the state of your roof. After all, leaves, rain, snow, wind and other late-year weather patterns are famous for causing roof issues. But you may be surprised to learn that summertime brings some roof threats, too. Today, we’re looking at the top four summertime threats to your home’s roof. … [Read more...]

3 Important Benefits of a Metal Roof

Your home’s roof serves several vital functions. Is it time to look into an upgrade? When you bought your home, the roof probably wasn’t the biggest selling point for you. Similar to gutters, soffits, downspouts and other features, roofs can be overlooked in their role in protecting and preserving your home. But if you aren’t paying attention to your roof (and investing in regular … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning? Start With Your Gutters

Spring is a wonderful time of year (if you don’t count the allergies). It’s a great time to get outside, do some yard work and get started on those long-standing home improvement projects. It’s also a great time to invest in the maintenance your home desperately needs. The spring months also receive substantial rainfall, contributing to those beautiful spring flowers you’ve been waiting to … [Read more...]

4 Signs You Have Mold in Your Basement

Is your basement growing mold? How can you find out? Let’s discuss. Mold is among the most dangerous byproducts of a damp or moist home interior. Many of us don’t discover we have a mold problem until we’re already showing symptoms of exposure. What are those symptoms, you ask? Well, they can be as mild as watery eyes and sneezing or as serious as mold-induced asthma and bronchial issues. … [Read more...]

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...]