How to Tell it’s Time to Remove Snow From Your Roof
There is nothing quite like the wonder of the year’s first snow. As the snowflakes slowly drift, it is easy to get caught up in a moment of wonder and magic.
This magical moment can quickly turn to dread as you think of the laborious task of removing snow from your roof. Snow and ice accumulation on your roof can be dangerous. If you have an ice dam or snow build-up …Read More
Why Fall Gutter Cleaning Is Essential for Your Home
Fall is upon us, meaning beautifully colored leaves will soon fly about. Marveling at the beauty that is fall and the color-changing leaves that come with it, we also have to remember to protect and keep our gutters clean.
Throughout the year, but fall especially, leaves and debris tend to get caught up in your gutter systems. When these leaves start piling up and clogging your gutters, they cause them to …Read More
How Long Is a Roof Designed to Last?
Roofs have a longer lifespan, but they can’t last forever. They will age over time, and some factors can accelerate that process. But, if you live in the right climate with a roof made from quality materials and proper installation, it may last 30 years or more before needing replacement.
Keep reading to find out how long your roof is likely to last.
Factors That Impact a Roof’s Lifespan
In most cases, you …Read More
How to Spot Damage to a Commercial Roof
If you own a commercial property, the roof is probably one of the essential parts of your building. The damaged commercial roof is the first thing customers will notice.
If your building has a leaky roof or other damages, it can lead to costly repairs. So, how do you know if there is any damage? Here are some commercial roof damage signs to watch out for.
Mold growth usually results from …Read More
How to Find Air Leaks in Older Windows
Homeowners concerned with air leakage and energy efficiency often focus on new, high-performance windows. In truth, all the investments in insulation and ventilation won’t do you any good if you have air leaks around your windows.
This is why homeowners should pay particular attention to the condition and sealing of their older windows. At Advantage Construction, we see leaking windows on many of our projects. Here are some ways to locate …Read More
Advantages of Installing a New Roof
The roof of a home is one of the most critical elements of its structure, as it provides the ultimate protection from the elements to keep you, your family, and your belongings safe. However, there are several other advantages that come with installing a new roof.
Whether you are considering selling your home, or want to ensure your existing house is in top-notch condition, installing a new roof with Advantage Construction …Read More
Benefits of Replacing Your Windows
Windows are important in the structure of any building, whether we’re talking about a place of residence or a business. However, they can also tend to take a beating. Between everyday use and exposure to the weather, they could get damaged and take on general wear and tear over time.
That being said, there are times when you need to replace your windows.
There are many surprising benefits to replacing your windows …Read More
Fall Roof Maintenance Tips
Keeping your roof maintained every autumn may feel daunting. So, how can you keep your roof safe with all the leaves and weather changes, especially when the changing temperature can pose a threat.
If you’ve been looking for some fall roof maintenance tips, we’re here to help. Continue reading to learn some crucial information on keeping your roof safe during the fall months.
Keep Trees Trimmed
As the season continues, trees will begin …Read More
Decisions to Make When Replacing Your Gutters
If your old gutters have started to come apart, you want to protect your house from costly water damage. Besides making your home visually appealing, gutter replacements protect your house and its foundation from possible damage. However, a gutter replacement is not as simple as it may sound.
First, you need to decide whether to repair or replace your gutters. It is also a good idea to determine if there are …Read More
Why Quality Attic Insulation Is So Important
As a homeowner, you probably get bombarded all the time with tips on how to maintain your home correctly. It can be confusing and overwhelming, but we want to talk specifically about an underrated home maintenance topic:attic insulation.
Home insulation is a given for most homes, but attic insulation plays a huge role in air quality control and stabilizing your energy bill. We’ll explain below why this step is crucial and …Read More