The Five Most Beautiful Outdoor Fireplace Styles

Nothing says cozy and warm like a cup of hot chocolate sitting in front of a fireplace. Unless...you take that custom-built stonework fireplace, and put it outside on the patio or a family area for a different kind of entertainment. How about s'mores with the kids? Or enjoying the fall with a good book, or movie on the outdoor TV? Anything is possible! (more…)

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What a Sunroom Can Do for Your Home Year-Round

Similar to a porch, but with all the amenities of an indoor space, sunrooms are a great addition to any home. Also known as four-season rooms, these structures can be built off your home or serve as a free-standing relaxation oasis. In addition to their appealing 360-degree panoramic view, they’re also the perfect space for those hoping to start a garden. (more…)

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Choosing a Great Roofing Contractor

Maintaining your home is a vital part of being a homeowner. When your toilet leaks, you call a plumber. When your lighting goes out, you call an electrician. When your roof leaks or needs an update, you call a roofing contractor. However, with so many contractors vying for your business, it can be difficult to decide which contractor is right for the job. Consider what’s most important before making your decision so you can rest easy knowing your roof is in good hands. (more…)

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How to Find the Perfect Design for Your Roof

When building a new house or renovating your current residence, choosing the right roof can make or break your home’s overall appearance and sturdiness. With a number of styles and options available, finding the perfect roof for your home may seem like an overwhelming task. Here are a few common designs to help you narrow down your choices. (more…)

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Take Spring Cleaning to the Roof

Each year during spring, homeowners across the country break out their dusters and vacuums to deep clean their homes. While this spring cleaning is most often restricted to the interior and yard of a home, many homeowners fail to realize their home’s most valuable protective asset could use a little pick-me-up as well. By taking their spring cleaning routine to the roof, homeowners can ensure their home’s roofing is well-maintained for years to come, potentially saving thousands on costly repairs down the line. (more…)

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Roofing Maintenance Tips

Repairing your roof isn't as easy as going up on your roof and shooting nails into loose shingles or you will likely begin to get leaks. And the leaks are what you are trying to avoid! Here are some better ideas! (more…)

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Installing a New Roof from Start to Finish

Choosing a Roof When choosing your new roof, you’ll of course want to find something that matches your home’s color and aesthetic. Fortunately, roofing comes in so many materials and styles that you’re sure to find something perfect. But in addition to appearance it’s also important to be aware of some technical logistics. You’ll need to consider at least some of the following factors: Can your home’s structure support the material without special framing? Does your desired roof meet fire codes in your area? What is the cost, life span and warranty of the material? Can the material survive your climate’s weather conditions? Do the research beforehand to ensure your preferred roof will work with your home’s structure and location...

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