Posts Tagged ‘roofing’

Roof Remodeling Trends

Condominium

Condominium

There are many things to consider when thinking about renovating the roof on your house. Here are some things you should know before trying to do the job yourself that can help make sure you get the longest life you can out of your roof.

Signs of Damage

The first thing you should do, if you are unsure if you need your roof replaced or not, is to inspect the inside and outside for any damaged areas. On the inside, areas of dampness is a good sign that you have a leak. Your insulation will get ruined and your wood will start to rot if the problem is left unchecked. The hole in your roof will likely only get bigger and more parts of your home end up ruined. Continue reading

When to Replace My Roof

Roof Sagging

Sagging Roof

This is a question every home owner will ask themselves at least once in their lifetime.  Sometimes more depending how many houses you have owned.  Don’t wait until you see water spots or stains in your house to consider that it may be time to replace your roof.  If you wait that long, your costs of repairs will increased.  Be pro-active and keep an eye on your roof at regular intervals.  One easy way is to pick a holiday(s) during the year and ear mark that time to do a visual inspection.  This is an easy way to keep a regular schedule.  If you find a leak, don’t immediately decide that you need a new roof.  Put on your inspectors hat and start looking for compromised area.  Finding water leaks can be very difficult because water “travels”.  This means that water rolls on the surface below it.  You need to follow the trail backwards until you find the point of origin.  This is often frustrating and sometimes impossible for the DIYer because there are areas where you do not have access to the roof from the inside. Continue reading

Types of Roofing Materials

 

Wood Shingles on Roof

Wood Shingles on Rooftop

The need to replace your roof is affected by many factors.  The natural elements (rain, wind, sun, ice, hail, etc.) are variables you cannot control.  When you put all these acts of nature together….you can have one heck of a storm.  Some roofing materials include rubber products, rubberized fabrics or a combination.  Just because specific roofing materials are rated to last a specific amount of years does not mean you will get the maximum amount of time out of it. You hope you do but that’s not always the case.  Below we are going to discuss the multiple types of roofing materials. We will discuss the most common residential sloped roofing materials along with their “Pros” and “Cons. Continue reading

Repainting and Updating Your Roof

Home remodeling is always a source of worry, headaches and a lot of expense. There are so many things to think about if you want to remodel your home such as repainting, roofing, retiling, wood flooring, landscaping, lighting, etc. If you are not going to be able to hire a good general contractor in NJ then you might be surprised to find added expenses that were not included in the initial quotation, hidden charges and shoddy workmanship.

Trying to find a good general contractor in NJ can be quite a challenge. We can provide you with a home remodeling services, roofing services and repainting minus the usual worries. Our people are certified and well trained. We will also give you a clear list of what we can do for you and how you can get value for your money with no hidden costs.

We can help you with roofing, window installation, decks, retiling your kitchen or bath or installing hardwood floors. Our company has a reputation of being stable and reliable and you can count on us to provide full service before, during and after a project. For the first time, you may actually experience a home remodeling project that will run smoothly.

We also strictly follow regulations pertaining to safety like using lead-free paint and non-toxic materials that could eventually harm you and your family. Our general contractor in NJ is certified, courteous and will entertain any of your questions and suggestions. We have years of experience in home remodeling, roofing and construction and have created very efficient methods to accomplish each project with the least amount of expense, hassle and time.

As an added service we will be glad to help you with insurance and provide a warranty that’s hard to beat. Our competitors have been trying to follow our lead for years but we don’t mind. What we are concerned about is to provide you with a home remodeling service that’s going to be worthwhile.