According to many residential roofing contractors, the Colorado area is a hotspot for hail-related damage. Some may be purely cosmetic, but other damage can pose a serious threat to residents themselves. Visibly, hail damage on roof looks like dings and dents, discolorations or even softball-size penetrating the roof. This solid precipitation may last for only a few minutes, but it can deal considerable damage to property and consequently, endanger the lives of residents. In this post, Colorado Roof Toppers discusses one particularly dangerous problem and what you can do about it. [Read more…]
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Winter offers the harshest weather conditions that our roofs have to withstand. Its high winds and ice are especially damaging if precautions are not taken. Read on as residential roof replacement expert Colorado Roof Toppers discusses three simple steps any homeowner can take to prevent winter moisture damage. [Read more…]
As a homeowner, it’s basically an instinct to want your entire home to be as clean as possible, especially the exterior. After all, a clean and well-put-together exterior is what drives your home’s curb appeal and property values up. Unfortunately, dirt can’t be avoided forever and dirt on the roof is something that you’ll want to deal with as soon as possible.
Here, the roofing and gutter installation experts of Colorado Roof Toppers reveal what usually causes dirty roof shingles and how you can clean them, beginning with:
Leaks are an issue that you don’t want your roofing system to ever experience, especially a commercial roof. After all, commercial roof leaks can be quite costly to remediate and can even encourage mold growth in your building if left unchecked. However, it may surprise you to know that the roof isn’t always the issue when leaks occur.
Here, the experts of Colorado Roof Toppers reveals the other possible causes of leaks in your commercial roofs.
Even with proper maintenance, your roof will eventually become less functional because of old age. Knowing the signs of aging is necessary so you can have enough time to prepare for a roof replacement with the help of roofing and gutter installation pros. Here’s a look at the signs you should watch out for.
When reviewing your homeowner’s insurance policy, you’ve likely come across the term deductibles. For the uninitiated, a deductible is a set amount that homeowners will have to pay toward the cost of their insurance claim, such as a roof replacement. For example, a new roof will cost you $8000 and your deductible is $1500; what happens is that your insurance provider will pay $6500 of the cost while the remaining $1500 will come from your pocket. However, the basics aren’t the only thing that you have to know about your roof replacement deductibles; there are a few others as well.
When it comes to strong storms, every homeowner wants to protect their home from the damage the strong winds can bring. After all, it can easily cause damage your windows or roofing systems and repairing those can be a necessary but significant cost. Thankfully, there are ways to prevent yourself and your property from suffering through any form of wind damage.
In this post, Colorado Roof Toppers discusses the various ways you can protect your property from wind damage.
If you’ve ever had a new roof replacement or even a simple gutter installation, then you know just how much of an investment these home improvement projects are. Yes, they can be costly, but their benefits are well worth the cost. It follows, then, that you would want to keep them protected from any untoward incidents that might befall these important parts of your home. That is what warranties are for.
A residential roof replacement is a major home improvement project that can take first-timers by surprise if they face it without much preparation. This job will typically involve a large part of your home and, if you’re not ready, can throw your daily schedules and activities out of whack.