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…]
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:
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.
Gutters, like any other component of your home, have a life span. There will come a point when your gutters will deteriorate and need to be replaced.
Planning a roof replacement can be a daunting task for any homeowner, especially if they have absolutely no idea where to begin. Colorado Roof Toppers has been the best residential roofing contractor in Longmont, CO, for more than 40 years, helping homeowners choose the right roofing materials for their homes.
Installing a new roof can improve your home’s curb appeal, prevent water damage and even improve your home’s energy efficiency and comfort. However, your new roof won’t be able to function correctly if your current gutters are not in good condition. Your gutters play a key role in keeping the roof safe and in good working condition throughout the year.
Gutters are a critical part of the roof that are responsible for keeping the roof, and the rest of the house, free from water damage. It’s also one of the most problem-prone parts of the roof, which is why it’s very important that you know how to spot its common ailments.