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What You Need To Know Before Installing a Skylight

What You Need To Know Before Installing a Skylight

Installing a skylight can increase the look of a home both inside and out. By bringing in more natural light, skylights can open up a room to get the most out of the space visually. As the popularity of skylights increases, it's important to understand the...

Signs Your Roof System Needs Some Attention

Signs Your Roof System Needs Some Attention

Spotting damage to your roof can instantly put a pit in your stomach as you think about all of the potential problems that can come from this initial discovery. While a damaged roof will need immediate attention and repair, spotting the signs as early as possible...

How Big Does Hail Need To Be to Damage a Roof?

How Big Does Hail Need To Be to Damage a Roof?

The winter months bring hazards and damages to almost every aspect of our day-to-day lives, impacting everything from our vehicles to our homes and roofing systems. Hail and snow are common occurrences for us here in Maine, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't keep an...

What Causes a Roof to Wear Out?

What Causes a Roof to Wear Out?

Every part of your home will eventually need some sort of maintenance, repairs or replacements and your roof is no different. The natural service life of a roof tends to be 7-10 years for your standard shingle roof. Metal roofs, on the other hand, can last a century...

Will a New Roof Lower My Energy Bills?

Will a New Roof Lower My Energy Bills?

When it comes to the roof of any homeowner, thoughts of spending thousands of dollars and dealing with construction can immediately flood the mind. While roofing was once only a necessity, innovations in roofing materials and techniques have made it an...

How Long Does It Typically Take To Replace A Roof?

How Long Does It Typically Take To Replace A Roof?

Several factors affect the time taken to replace a roof. For people with an average-sized house, roof replacement can take anywhere between one to two days, while larger homes can take up to four or five days. In many cases, roofing experts will have to assess the...

What Are Signs That You Need A New Roof?

What Are Signs That You Need A New Roof?

Most property owners in Southern and Central Maine are unsure of when to replace their roofs. In some cases, homeowners resort to hiring roofing professionals because there may be some existing warning signs that aren't obvious. Yet, with the extreme weather...

What Is Involved In Replacing A Roof?

What Is Involved In Replacing A Roof?

Out of the various home remodeling and repairs essential in a home, reroofing is arguably one of the most important. Though a new roof may seem like any other replacement, it protects everything inside a house. Therefore, property owners shouldn't overlook a roof that...

How Can New Siding Increase Your House Value?

How Can New Siding Increase Your House Value?

The curb appeal of a home is one of the first things that potential buyers will notice when they look at a house. Approximately 99 percent of Realtors note that curb appeal is one of the most important points that attract buyers to a home. You can increase the curb...

How Does Getting A New Roof Change The Value Of A Home?

How Does Getting A New Roof Change The Value Of A Home?

Homeowners are faced with a multitude of questions and considerations when it comes time to either renovate or sell their existing property. While often on the table when discussing changes to both the interior and exterior, it's important to remember that replacing a...