What are the Signs of Storm Damage?

What are the Signs of Storm Damage?

Strong Winds can cause shingles to blow off the roof. Leaks can result from the areas where shingles are missing. The adhesive seal that provides a water-shedding surface can also break, it is not easy to see the damage. Potential signs of wind damage: Missing...
Mold Awareness and What it Could Be Telling You About Your Roof

Mold Awareness and What it Could Be Telling You About Your Roof

Mold grows indoors when spores in the air land on wet surfaces caused by roof leaks, plumbing problems, ventilation issues, and other moisture sources.  Molds produce allergens and in some cases toxic substances that can cause reactions in people with allergies and...
Removing Snow from Your Roof

Removing Snow from Your Roof

Winters in Pittsburgh mean snow.  Sometimes that snow can be very wet and heavy, which is dangerous for your roof.  ​It can be difficult to know if the snow on your roof should be removed.  Consider the age of the roof, the home structure, and the condition it is in....
The importance of attic ventilation

The importance of attic ventilation

A roof has one job.  To keep your home protected and dry.  When it fails at this task, it creates problems for the entire home. Warm air in the home rises and needs somewhere to escape.  If the roof is not ventilated properly, that warm air gets trapped in the attic....
Actions that might void your new roof warranty

Actions that might void your new roof warranty

Every manufacturer’s warranty is different  Some may pro-rate.  Others may have more limitations and exceptions.  It is important to know your warranty details before doing anything that affects your roof. I have identified some common ways people void their...