Prioritizing Shingle Roof Repairs This Spring

Spring is an ideal time to tackle maintenance around your home's exterior, like tidying up the landscaping, freshening up paint and caulk, cleaning the gutters and pressure-washing the siding and deck. When you're making your list of spring maintenance tasks, make sure you prioritize roof repairs so winter wear and tear doesn't escalate into leaks and costly damage. (more…) Read more

Best Questions To Ask During Your Roof Inspection

The roof over your head is your family's first line of defense against the elements, and it protects your home's structure and contents too. Constant exposure to the weather can take a toll on your roof, but you can catch developing issues early on and keep it in good repair by scheduling a yearly inspection with a certified roofing professional. To gain more knowledge about your roof and its condition, be sure to ask your inspector these questions during their visit:  ... Read more

New Year’s Resolutions for Shingle Roof Repairs

The start of a new year is an opportunity to take measures with your roof that can keep your home free from damage and let you avoid costly, unnecessary repairs. Implementing the following maintenance-related resolutions can reduce the likelihood that you'll face shingle roof repairs in 2018: (more…) Read more

Lessen Storm Damage to Your Roof with These Steps

Here in the Birmingham area, we're fortunate to escape the devastating storms that hit coastal areas of Alabama, but stormy weather here can still produce damaging winds, heavy downpours, hail and even the occasional tornado. Since the roof is your home's first line of defense against severe weather, it makes good sense to keep it in the best possible condition. Here are some steps you can take to lessen the risk of storm damage that requires costly shingle roof repair: (more…) Read more

Is Your Home Insurance Prepared to Respond to Roof Storm Damage?

You may have selected your home insurance provider based on low rates, but what about rating your insurer on service? After a major storm, shingle roof repair work may be needed but your insurance company may be unresponsive. After a storm is exactly the wrong time to find that out. (more…) Read more

How to Be an Above Average Storm Repair Customer

When severe weather moves through the area and wreaks havoc on your roof, it's vital to have a dependable local roofing pro on your side to get sound repairs made as quickly as possible. A customer's actions can make a huge difference in everyone's stress level during the storm restoration of a Birmingham home, so here's some advice on how to be an above average customer: (more…) Read more

Ways to Expedite the Shingle Roof Claim Process

If your roof gets damaged by high winds, hail, falling debris or other accidental causes, you'll need to file an insurance claim to cover the cost of shingle roof repairs or a replacement. When such damage occurs, you need get your claim settled quickly and fairly to safeguard your home and protect your investment. Here are some tips on how to expedite the claim process: (more…) Read more

Repair or Replace after a Storm?

The nightly weather report can warn you days in advance when bad weather is on the way. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean you’ll be able to prepare for the damage that might be caused by high winds, flying debris and falling tree limbs. Your roof can really take a beating when the weather turns rough. Once the damage is done, it’s just a matter of deciding if your roof can be repaired, or if it would just be simpler (and more cost-effective) ... Read more

How Storm Damage Can Destroy Your Roof

Birmingham has survived many storms. Though our fair city has been spared Category 4 or 5 hurricanes, the devastation brought by the half-dozen Category 3 storms has reminded all of us to take storms seriously. Commercial building owners, with large expanses of low-slope roofing, must be particularly wary, given all the damage a storm can cause. (more…) Read more

Ways to Be Prepared for Roof Storm Damage Scenarios

Emergency roof repair can be very costly, and depending on the severity and location of any damage, it can also prove to be quite inconvenient and uncomfortable to you and members of your household. It's always much better to be prepared for damage to your roof from powerful storms, so you'll have a better chance of avoiding an emergency roof repair scenario. (more…) Read more
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