Stay Cool This Summer With A Properly Insulated Home

A properly insulated home is the key to year round temperature control.

When we hear the word “insulation,” we commonly think of a barrier of heat retention. Most people rush to have their homes insulated so they save heat and stay toasty in the cold winter months. Sure, insulation functions as a warm blanket for even the oldest of homes in the middle of winter, but it doubly functions as a barrier for keeping heat out in mid-summer months.

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The Real Value of A New Roof

Unlike a new car that depreciates greatly after being driven off the lot, the real value of a new roof matures after installation.

According to national research data, installing a new roof can add $12,000 to the resale value of your home. But increasing the resale value may not mean much to homeowners who plans to stay. Here are a few other benefits to consider when determining the real value of a new roof for your home:

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How To Prevent Ice Dams Before It’s Too Late

Icicles can be nature’s finishing touches to our home’s holiday decorations.

But extremely large icicles may be a sign that behind the beautiful frozen decor there is water damage and decay building up. Knowing how to prevent ice dams before it’s too late is essential to maintain the integrity and temperature of your home during the coldest months.

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When Should I Replace My Roof?

Timing is critical when it comes to replacing your roof. It is the best layer of protection your house has against the elements. For that reason alone it is critical to ensure it stays in a healthy, working condition.

So how do you know when a few repairs will do, or when it’s time to replace your roof? There are a few key factors to keep in mind as you consider your options.

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