1. What to Consider Before Doing DIY Home Improvements

    America is a nation of do-it-yourselfers. You'll find the DIY spirit anywhere you look, from motorists changing their own oil to amateur web designers creating an online presence for their small business. This same spirit applies to home improvement projects, many of which are well within the reach of the average person. But achieving success in these endeavors requires knowing your limits. In thi…Read More

  2. Hazards of Roof Leaks

    Having a leak in your roof can sound more like an expensive inconvenience than anything else, but it’s important to note that a leaky roof can be hazardous to you and your family. there are several very serious hazards to having roof leaks. Having rain consistently penetrate your home’s most important physical barrier can do tremendous damage, and not just to your pocketbook. Mold Where there…Read More

  3. Calculating Return on Your Roof Investment

    As it relates to a home, the phrase “roof over your head” usually calls to mind thoughts of comfort, protection, and physical security. But it can also reflect another type of security—the financial kind. As long as a roof keeps rain out and isn’t riddled with holes from the latest hailstorm, let’s face it, the roof is often taken for granted. And nothing feels more like a punch to the g…Read More

  4. Assessing Roof Damage

    Storms often bring heavy winds and hail that can tear up your roof, leaving cracks, bruising, flaking, and other types of damage. But how do you know if your roof has been damaged or not? (more…)…Read More

  5. metal roof myths

    5 Metal Roof Myths

      Durable, fire resistant, and low-maintenance, metal roofs can enhance the beauty and value of your home. However, many people have reservations about installing them, largely due to misconceptions and myths. Here, we’ll dispel five common metal roof myths. (more…)…Read More

  6. cool roof faqs

    Cool Roof FAQs

      Summers are hot here in Texas, and it’s easy to rack up a big electric bill trying to keep your house cool during the months of May through October. Smart homeowners are always looking for new ways to keep their homes cool without spending a fortune. Did you know that you can save on cooling (and heating) costs by installing an energy-efficient or “cool” roof? Here, we’ll go over so…Read More

  7. Stone Coated Steel Roofing: Beautiful and Durable

      An attractive roof will add value to your home, but many of the materials used in high-end roofs come with problems. Tile roofing is heavy and tends to chip and crack, and lighter wood shake just doesn’t hold up well to the elements.   Stone coated steel roofing combines the visual appeal of high-end materials with the resilience of steel, giving you a solid roofing system that both …Read More

  8. Replacing Roof vs Overlay Roof

    Overlay Roof Pros and Cons

    When a Texas storm delivers a good pounding, there may be too much damage to your roof for it to be repaired. You may need a new roof. One option you have for roof replacement is to install an overlay roof. This is when the new roof is installed on top of the existing roof. The primary benefit of an overlay roof is to eliminate the costs of time and money used to tear away the old roof. With savin…Read More

  9. Roof Evaluation

    How Do I Know if My Roof Needs to Be Evaluated?

    Your roof has an estimated lifespan, but it will only last that long if it’s properly maintained. Studies show that a roof that isn’t cared for as it should be will only last about half its expected life. Regular evaluations are important for keeping a roof in good shape. So how do you know when your roof needs to be evaluated? Look for these signs that indicate your roof is ready for an inspe…Read More

  10. Costly Hail Damage

    Texans Get Homeowners Insurance Discounts for Impact-Resistant Roofing

    Hailstorms cause billions of dollars worth of damage each year, with roofs bearing the brunt of the destruction.   Damage from wind and hail is one of the single largest causes for insurance claims every year. Fortunately, homeowners in many states, including Texas, can now receive substantial discounts on their homeowner's insurance when they choose impact-resistant roofing materials for their …Read More