20 Feb 2018

How to Choose the Best Home Windows

How to Choose the Best Home WindowsThere are many different options to choose from when selecting home windows. There are a variety of styles and purposes for each type of window. It’s helpful to know what options are available and how each type of home windows might perform once installed. Continue reading “How to Choose the Best Home Windows” »

19 Jan 2018

A Guide to Learning From Roofing Contractors

A Guide to Learning From Roofing ContractorsWorkers in each industry understand their discipline more than anyone else. For some, it is the career they have dedicated their lives to, and they know so much about their area of expertise. Unfortunately, that wisdom is not always used to its greatest potential. As roofing contractors, we have 25 years of experience in roofing. However, for most jobs, the owner wants to know the cheapest option, or the highest-quality option, but otherwise do not ask us questions about the different materials or the processes we use. Continue reading “A Guide to Learning From Roofing Contractors” »

20 Dec 2017

5 Qualities That Make the Best Roofing Companies

5 Qualities That Make the Best Roofing CompaniesAmong roofing companies, you can find a wide range in terms of performance, expertise, and overall quality. Each company has a varying degree of professionalism, experience, efficiency, quality of products, quality of labor, etc. Without having worked with roofing companies before, it can be hard to know what to look for in a good company. Continue reading “5 Qualities That Make the Best Roofing Companies” »

20 Nov 2017

Why Healthy Roofing Matters

Why Healthy Roofing MattersYour home is made up of many parts, and it’s important for you to keep it functioning safely and efficiently. As a homeowner, you will need to carefully assess the health status of your home to ensure you are replacing things as soon as you start to notice deterioration. This is particularly true for roofing. If it has started to wear away, it can cause many issues. Here is a short list of why healthy roofing matters: Continue reading “Why Healthy Roofing Matters” »

20 Oct 2017

Garden Windows are Growing in Popularity

Garden WindowsNot everyone relishes the idea of a full vegetable garden on their property, but nearly everyone likes to enjoy flowers and/or some fresh herbs to cook with. Having a garden outdoors for these things is not always a feasible option. Space constraints, weather issues, health issues, and even community regulations can interfere. The ideal solution is to put in garden windows, which are making a lot of sense to busy families these days. Continue reading “Garden Windows are Growing in Popularity” »

20 Sep 2017

Have You Heard About Vinyl Cedar Shakes?

Vinyl Cedar ShakesWhat isn’t there to love about wood cedar shakes? Oh, yeah, the fact that they are wood and thus subject to a host of dangers, from rot to insects. Cedar may be thought to be safe from insects, but that is not the case with all insects. In fact, cedar is a favorite of carpenter bees because it is a nice, soft wood that is easy to bore into for nesting. If you love the look of wood but not the maintenance and other issues, you’ll be happy to learn that vinyl cedar shakes make an excellent alternative. Continue reading “Have You Heard About Vinyl Cedar Shakes?” »

Roofing ContractorsYou might remember the famed John Glenn quote, “As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind – every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.” The very thought of this horrifies many people, yet when they are looking at roofing contractors, they often make the mistake of only looking for the lowest bid. Continue reading “All Roofing Contractors are Not the Same – Here’s How to Choose a Great One!” »

20 Jul 2017

Things Some Roofing Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Roofing CompaniesRoofing companies are like any company – they are in business to make a profit. Some roofing companies make all their money on replacing roofs, and because you won’t need that again for a very long time, they don’t put a lot of effort into building a relationship to ensure future work. You’ll be able to spot these types of roofing companies because you’ll see their advertising everywhere you look. That is what happens when you cannot rely on referrals because you haven’t treated people right. Continue reading “Things Some Roofing Companies Don’t Want You to Know” »

20 Jun 2017

How to Select Roofing for a Historic House

RoofingThere are plenty of historic homes in the Charlotte, North Carolina area, and if you are fortunate enough to own one, you probably want to do everything you can to retain its charm and authenticity. That can make selecting roofing materials a bit more complex than it does for other homes. Most historic homes at one point had wood-shingled roofs, but it is quite likely that your house has either had those wood shingles removed or they have been covered over, perhaps a number of times. Continue reading “How to Select Roofing for a Historic House” »

19 May 2017

Creating a Unique and Beautiful Home with Custom Windows

Custom WindowsNatural light is a key ingredient for a beautiful home. You’ll notice this more when you stop and think about it, but if you’ve truly admired a home before, large and custom windows were likely present. Small and square windows are not particularly exciting, but if you have large windows with curves or arches, that is stunning! The details and design of custom windows can greatly enhance the look of your home and improve the lighting as well. Continue reading “Creating a Unique and Beautiful Home with Custom Windows” »

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