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5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your New Roof

5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your New Roof
When the time comes to install a new roof on your Utah home, you will make a significant investment in the safety, comfort and value of your home. And, like any home improvement project, you want to enjoy the highest possible return on your investment. With a little time and effort, you can extend the life of your new roof and minimize the time and money you will spend on roofing repairs in the future. No. 1: Add Attic Ventilation Without adequate ventilation, your attic will overheat in the summer. This can encourage the growth of mold and reduce the effectiveness of insulation. It also

Address Leaking Roof Repairs Now, as Rainy Season Ends

Address Leaking Roof Repairs Now, as Rainy Season Ends
If you have a leaking roof, repairs are imperative to prevent serious damage to your home or business. The northern Utah rainy season peaks in May, which means we’re on the way to our driest, hottest months of the year. If you’ve put off having your leaky roof repaired, it’s time to get a professional roofing contractor in to assess the extent of the damage and recommend the necessary work. Putting off the work any longer can lead to more extensive damage and, once things start heating up in the attic, you could end up with dangerous mold growth. Unless you have extensive da

Choose Designer Shingles to Improve Your Utah Home’s Value

Choose Designer Shingles to Improve Your Utah Home’s Value
Adding designer shingles to your Utah home can significantly improve the curb appeal and value of your property without breaking your home improvement budget. Designer shingles is a term commonly used to describe dimensional asphalt single roofing materials that mimic the look of more expensive options such as tile and slate. And, even though these materials cost far less than the traditional materials they resemble, they are significantly more durable and long-lasting than traditional asphalt roofing. What Are Designer Shingles? If you’re familiar with the upscale appearance and s

Replace the Roof Before Selling Your Home? Pros & Cons

Replace the Roof Before Selling
Do you have to replace the roof before you list your home for sale? The short answer is that you probably don’t have to do a roof replacement before you list the home. However, you may want to, if it will help you get a better price for your house. But what if the cost of roof replacement is more than you can get in increased value? To determine the best approach, you’ll have to weigh the advantages against the disadvantages. Or you could consider some alternatives to help you achieve your goals. Pros of Replacing the Roof Before Selling Your Home When touring your home, on

Sustainable Roofing Materials for Your Utah Home

Sustainable Roofing Materials for Your Utah Home
Sustainable roofing materials are quickly becoming the industry standard for new home construction. And, following that trend, customers who need a Utah roof replacement are also requesting more environmentally conscious materials. If you’re considering a re-roof project or a tear-off and replacement, give some thought to what type of material you might consider for a more eco-friendly home. Sustainable materials generally help you cut down your home’s energy use and help improve indoor comfort and stability. Many of these materials are fabricated from recycled materials or they