Saturday, March 14, 2015
Moreover, look for spots with mold and moisture, these are indicative of water damage. Check the drainage and gutters to see if they are securely attached or if they are free from any debris. Other fixtures such as vents, pipes, skylights, and chimneys should also be checked. Conducting regular roof inspections can prevent further damages and improve your home’s resale value. For those who want to keep their roof in good condition and maintain its attractive appearance, roofing contractors such as Shelton Roofing offer re-roofing and emergency roof repair for Sunnyvale homes.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
While appraising a new roof’s installation costs is fairly straightforward, computing the expenses for re-roofing a Menlo Park home can be trickier. Plenty of variables such as the type of roof, the scope of repairs, and the cost of labor come into play, so much so that arriving at the precise estimated cost is near impossible. Nevertheless, it is still advisable to have the damage assessed by a professional and get a quote; even approximate figures will equip homeowners with the knowledge they need to financially prepare for the repairs.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
When it’s snowy winter in other parts of the U.S., it’s the rainy season in the San Francisco Peninsula, and the Palo Alto region have had its fair share of downpours and even storms. Although the wet weathers that hit the area were quite mild this past season, the particularly rainy days were enough to uncover roof defects that need to be repaired immediately. That way, the home can be protected throughout the sunny days and during future downpours or hurricanes. Spring will definitely be an ideal time to call a Sunnyvale or Palo Alto roofer, so they can assess and maintain, repair, or replace your roof.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
f those conventional choices don’t fit your aesthetic preferences, gray tones may be more suitable to your home’s style. Color experts also claim that several Americans will gravitate toward gray as the color of their roof this year. The trend is attributed to aging boomers, who are embracing their maturity more and more, and finding comfort in things or concepts that celebrate it. Warm neutrals like charcoal gray or a blend of blues, beiges, and blacks with gray may be great refined choices for homes. Although traditionally, gray roofs are made of slate, metal can also come in the same elegant color. Menlo Park and Palo Alto, CA roofing contractors like Shelton Roofing can help you explore your choices and restore or reinvigorate the beauty of your home with their services.
Friday, March 6, 2015
Facility managers are expected to know and be updated on the actual condition of the roof. The problem lies, however, in the condition of the supporting roof structure—a close look may reveal the level of decay in there, especially if the facility has not been occupied for some time. This may potentially dictate the level of Palo Alto roof repairs that will be required on the facility. Warseck cited the case of a warehouse that was unoccupied for five years and the only work the facility owner had done to it was periodic repairs on the roof. The problem was, the steel decking already rusted and required total replacement along with the roof, at a time when a tenant already occupied the place.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
A look at many houses in the United States will point out the front or rear porch as a vital amenity the household can’t do without. If your house has either one, you may probably see it fraying at several sections (after years of service), including the roof. This opens an opportunity to replace the old roof with an all-new roofing system, as an article on the home construction site Front Porch Ideas points out. Palo Alto residents do see the viability of having a porch set up at home. Given the area’s lowlands location and proximity to the San Francisco Bay, having a porch allows for taking in fresh breaths of air while staying protected from the elements. When your porch does exhibit some signs of deterioration despite ample effort at maintenance, a Palo Alto roofing contractor like Shelton Roofing is ready to accept your call for a roof repair or replacement project.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Home ownership does not stop with the acquisition of a house, as it extends to the maintenance of the various parts of the property. The plumbing system, windows, and the roof are among the crucial home components that need regular checks and upgrades—either through repairs or replacements, to guarantee not only a risk-free home, but a shelter that is comfortable as well.