The Importance of Roofing Insulation..And its Effect on Your Gutters

Your roofing and gutters go hand-in-hand when protecting your home. When properly angled, precipitation that falls on the roof slides into the gutters. In turn, they drain the water through downspouts to prevent damage to the roof and foundation. Your roof does other things as well. The most important is protecting your home from extreme heat and cold. It does this through roofing insulation. The Power of Insulation Insulation is a must for any home. If applied correctly, it keeps your house warm in the winter and cool in the summer. In addition, insulation helps reduce your energy costs since

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Ladder Safety – Top Considerations when Using a Ladder Outdoors

Today, we’re going to talk about ladder safety during the winter. If your ladder was alive, it would probably express glee during the colder months since it’s used so much. Be it cleaning gutters, checking the roof, or adding/removing holiday lights and decorations, your ladder gets a workout. And so do you. There’s a good deal of climbing up and down, sometimes with heavy objects. You move it from place to place several times in a day. And, when something loosens one of your decorations, the ladder comes back out to make the necessary repairs. It can’t be done in

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Time to Audit Your Home’s Exterior for Winter

Today, we’re speaking about your home’s exterior. Is it ready for the winter? Have you prepared it to withstand the ice, snow, sleet, and gusty winds that can pelt your home for hours or days at a time? What about drainage? Are your gutters ready to handle the repeated freezes and thaws? Or, in a powerful storm, will they be able to handle the accumulated weight of the colder precipitation? Get Ready Now, Not Later The time to think about these items is right now, before it gets too cold or snowy to audit the exterior. The remaining mild and

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