Getting a roofing estimate is essential to making the best decision for your home and budget. This blog post provides tips on what to expect when getting a roofing quote and how to choose the right roofing contractor for your project.read more
The 3 Major Factors That Affect the Cost of a Roof Replacement
Replacing your roof is a major investment that can cost thousands of dollars. Homeowners will have to replace the roof at least once in their lifetime so it is important to understand where the money actually goes. While roofing repair contractors may have different rates, they all base their quotes on these three major factors.read more
The Benefits of Working With a BBB A+ Rated Contractor
At Krech Exteriors, we are extremely proud to call ourselves Better Business Bureau (BBB) A+ Rated roofing contractors. But what does this rating mean exactly?read more
How to Pick the Right Tile Color for Your Concrete Roof
Like your siding, the roofing system of your home plays a major role in maintaining your curb appeal. As such, it’s vital that you not only choose the right material for your roof, but the right color as well. According to experts, concrete tile is one of the most popular roofing materials available on the market, and, if you’re looking to maintain or improve your home’s curb appeal, you need to pick a color that suits the material as well as your home.read more
Roofing: Dealing With Hail Damage
Experts always recommend a roof inspection after severe winter weather. This is to ensure your roof did not sustain any serious damage, especially if you’ve had a hailstorm move through your area.
Signs You Need Emergency Roof Repair
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.
Common Roofing Red Flags and How to Avoid Them
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.
Find the Siding Color That Fits Your Home
Your siding is designed to protect your home against the elements, including the sun, rain, snow, heat and cold. Siding should reflect your personality and preferences, and selecting the right shade should dramatically improve your home’s curb appeal.
6 Slate Roof Installation Patterns
When you think about slate roofing, you probably imagine uniformly-arranged gray or black rectangles on imposing sloped roofs. But, you might be surprised to know that slate can be installed in many ways, and in this blog, Krech Exteriors shares a list of the different installations that can be done with slate roofs.
The Long History of Slate Roofing
Slate is derived from shale sediment composed of clay or volcanic ash. Its breakability and its toughness both make it easy to partition into thin but durable sheets. The first private home with a slate roof was in North Wales, England, built around 1300 AD. The material was mostly only used on castles or other military structures at the time due to its high cost.