With one of the rainiest seasons in recent history on the books, southeastern Pennsylvania has seen its share of wet weather—and all of the damage and inconvenience that comes with it. From flooded roads to flooded basements, the amount of precipitation we’ve received has taken its toll, and roofs are especially susceptible to these effects.
Here’s your guide to understanding how the rain and the recent spate of hailstorms can affect your roof, and what you can do about it.Read more
We’ve focused in our past few articles on the importance of home insulation, the year-round economic and quality of life benefits of optimizing your attic’s insulation, and how to figure out the value of your current insulation so you have a starting point to discuss upgrading with a professional.Read more
Properly insulating your attic can slash your energy bill by up to 20% monthly, and provide you with a host of benefits year-round, including the increased comfort of consistent temperatures in your home. When consulting with a professional about how to optimize your insulation, however, it’s important to have some basic information at hand about the current state of your insulation as a point of reference.Read more
Gutters and downspouts serve a vital role in keeping your roof—and your entire home—free from water damage. When it rains, they channel water down and away from your home so that it doesn’t collect and leave pools of water that can seep into ceilings, walls, or basements. Working together, gutters and downspouts are the essential elements of your home’s irrigation system.Read more
One of the things you may discover when spring cleaning your roof is the presence of mold or mildew. This can occur anytime moisture gets trapped on the surface of your roof, so it’s not uncommon to find some growth with the first thaw of spring.Read more