The Roofer's Blog

Removing Algae and Moss from Your Roof

THE GREEN MONSTER Is your roof starting to discolor? It could be the beginning stages of algae or moss. Algae starts as a dark color and as the sunrays hit it, the algae put up a protective layer w...

Rooftop Garden

BEAUTY IN OPEN SPACES Your roof is said to be one of the largest unused areas of space in your home. What is a good use for all that open space? Have you heard of a rooftop garden? It all started m...

Metal Roof Pros and Cons

METAL ROOF - THE SOLID ROOFING CHOICE FOR YOU Asphalt shingles are the most common roof option, but have you ever thought about a metal roof? A metal roof cost a little more but last a lot longer. ...

Best Shingle Color for You

THE RIGHT COLOR FOR YOUR HOME. Choosing the right shingles for your home can be complicated and a big decision. Your roof is something people’s eyes are drawn to when they look at your home. It ...

Preparing Your Roof for Winter

SAFE AND SOUND UNDER YOUR ROOF The weather is changing and the cold winter weather is starting to set in. Is your roof ready for snow, ice, frost, wind, and all the other things that come with the ...

Skylights

UP, UP, AND SKYLIGHT Did you know adding more natural light to a room is proven to add more light to that living space? Well of course it is! But did you know adding a skylight to one of your rooms...

Fire-Rating Shingles

FIRE-RESISTANT TESTING Have you heard of fire rating your shingles? Or is it one of the terms that someone says and you just shake your head because you feel like it’s something you should know, ...

Habitat for Humanity

A STABLE HOME Habitat for Humanity was founded in the 1970s in Americus, Georgia on Koinoma Farms, in an effort to provide strong and stable homes at an affordable rate.  It started in Georgia but...

Downspout

DOWN AND OUT SPOUT Carlos, our manager, is constantly speaking in roofer lingo. Every once in a while when I’m really paying attention and hear something I don’t know I’ll google it reall...

Synthetic Slate Shingles vs Asphalt Shingles

FAKE SLATE, AUTHENTIC ROOF You’d think something fake would fall apart and not be as durable as the real thing. Well, that is true in most cases. The fake Coach purse you bought online to save a f...