Guide to Roof and Attic Ventilation

Guide to Roof and Attic Ventilation

Attic ventilation isn’t something we tend to give much thought to. Modern houses are insulated, and that makes placing vents in the roof a moot point, doesn’t it? But as anyone who has spent time living in an old house can testify, hot air rises. Even a well-insulated house can be cool in summer, warm in winter, and continue to boast terrible attic ventilation.

Here’s everything you need to know about …Read More

is a metal roof the right choice for your home?

Is a Metal Roof the Right Choice for Your Home?

For years, the default answer when choosing the material for your roof was always asphalt shingles. Metal roofs have been around for years, primarily for industrial and commercial use.

Today, metal roofs are still second behind asphalt shingles, but that gap is shrinking yearly. There is particular growth in residential roofing. With more and more homeowners and landlords deciding to go with metal roofs, this article will dive into why a …Read More

How the Summer Heat Impacts Your Roof

Increased sunlight and summer temperatures can damage your roof. High temperatures accelerate the breakdown of chemicals used in making roofs. As a result, your roof becomes more susceptible to damage. The heat also enters your home unless your roof is insulated.
Summer Heat Factors That Cause Roof Damage
Your roof suffers damage due to ultraviolet light, high moisture thermal shock, and high temperatures.
Ultraviolet Light
During summer, sunlight strikes your roof with the least …Read More

How Insufficient Ventilation Can Damage Your Roof

How Insufficient Ventilation Can Damage Your Roof

Homeowners go above and beyond to ensure their home is safe from the elements. From high-quality windows to adequately insulated floors and walls, you do all you can to keep the outdoors where it belongs.

But one area homeowners often take for granted is their roof. Specifically, properly ventilating their roof. Here are a few reasons why poor roof ventilation can cause your roof to rot.
Heat Build-Up
Your attic, crawl space, or …Read More

How to Recognize a Good Roofing Job

How to Recognize a Good Roofing Job

It’s no secret that a new roof can be a costly project, even if you’re working with affordable contractors. Your roof protects your home from the elements, and ensuring you get a high-quality roof job is essential.

A bad roofing job can mean additional expenses down the road, leaks, and other issues. Even if you’re not a contractor, knowing how to recognize a good roofing job can save you from costly …Read More

Reasons To Hire a Local Roofing Company

Reasons To Hire a Local Roofing Company

Whether it’s storm damage, new construction, or wear and tear on an existing building, Advantage Construction has seen it all. If you need a roofer, your biggest question is whether to hire one of the big national roofing companies, a larger regional roofer, or a local roofing company like Advantage Construction.

Here are a few reasons you should consider hiring a local roofing company.
Better Customer Service
Roofing is a popular enough construction …Read More

About Replacement Window

What You Should Know About Replacement Window Energy Efficiency Ratings

Replacing windows is a significant investment, and you want to ensure you’re getting the most energy-efficient windows possible. There are many aspects to consider when selecting replacement windows, including energy efficiency.

This article will cover energy efficiency ratings, why they’re important, where you can find them, and what the best scores mean.

Replacement window energy efficiency ratings are important because they can help you save money on your energy bill. You can …Read More

Right Roof for Older And Historic Homes

Choosing the Right Roof for Older and Historic Homes

Older and historic homes are known for their incredible architectural build and unforgiving roofs. Owners of older and historic homes know that charm comes at a cost – in the form of a new roof. Old roofs are becoming a thing of the past as many homeowners install new roofs made of innovative, long-lasting materials that not only preserve the home, but also its history. Under-aged roofing conditions can permanently …Read More

Spring Cleaning For Your Roof Checklist

Spring Cleaning for Your Roof Checklist

It’s that time of the year again – time for spring cleaning! Most homeowners think of deep cleaning the inside of their house, but not many consider the outside. Cleaning and maintaining your roof and its shingles are imperative for extending its lifespan. Preventive maintenance can save you thousands of dollars in roof repairs in the long run.

We’ve put together a handy checklist for you to use in keeping your …Read More

how to clean and maintain your vinyl siding

How to Clean and Maintain Your Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is among the most common materials for home exteriors in the United States, but it may fade with time like other external surfaces. You’ve come to the correct spot if you’re dealing with mold and mildew and defects like dirt, dust, oil, or rust.

From homemade solutions to a pressure washer, we looked into the best ways on how to clean vinyl siding and you won’t even need to …Read More