When you want to save on expenses for your house repairs, it is sometimes tempting to go the DIY route. While there are some projects that you can probably do on your own, roof repair is not one of them. Here are some reasons you should leave this job to the pros.read more
Slate is among the most beautiful and durable roofing materials available today. Krech Exteriors installs GAF TruSlate®, the standard for quality for slate roofing. It’s important to install slate roofing properly to avoid issues.
A simple roof problem like missing shingles can compromise the structural integrity of your home. However, not every single roof issue calls for an emergency repair. Knowing when to call your trusted roof contractors is important.
During the warmer or severe weather seasons, roofers will come out of the woodworks trying to vie for your business. Not all of these contractors are worth considering, however. Some contractors are just out to make a quick buck. Aside from costing you thousands of dollars in upfront payments, they also tend to make faulty home improvements that cause more problems that need more money to fix.
The service life of a roof often depends on what materials were used and the method of installment. However, all materials will eventually deteriorate. Most of the time, signs of aging will vary, but they all start with small cracks that are hidden under your roof’s shingles.
Getting your roof repaired or installed takes careful practice, plenty of experience and extensive knowledge. However, some homeowners make the mistake of hiring amateur contractors. Others might try to perform a DIY fix.
Millions of perfectly beautiful American homes become ugly with discoloration. Many homeowners blame it on mold, mildew, moss or even tree sap, but the real culprit is actually blue-green algae. While it has “blue-green” in the name, it looks black or brown because of the coating it generates to combat ultraviolet (UV) rays. It stays on roofs, feeds on moisture and gets nutrients from dust in the air. Considering about 80% of properties in the U.S. are constantly exposed to these elements, these microscopic pests cause a pandemic mess.