Traditional skylights and unique solar tubes complement the latest in open concept designs to make the most of natural light. The increased ambiance comes with a bonus – more natural light reduces the need for artificial lighting and reduces your electric bill. Even is an area boasting as much diverse architecture as Madison WI, skylights and solar tubes come engineered to fit a variety of home deReadmore
Putting a roof over your head represents a significant investment and today’s roofing options give you a variety of choices. When contemplating a roof replacement in Madison WI, design, style and price all figure into your plan.
The roof is vital to any building’s structural integrity. It keeps the elements and foreign objects out. It directs water away from the foundation and protects against Readmore
Living in a colder climate where snow and ice are common in winter may result in having an ice dam form on your roof. What is an ice dam? An ice dam occurs when water freezes into ice. The ice forms outside of your home right at the edge of your roof. This ice ridge or ice dam stops snow and other ice that is melting from draining the right way off of your roof. As a result of the snow and ice beiReadmore
Having an ice dam form on a roof is a fairly common experience for homeowners in Madison Wisconsin
The ridge of ice building up on the eaves of a roof has is common wintertime issue for Madison residents, especially when the temperature swings to the warm side after snow is on the roof. And that is bad news.
Ice dams often can lead to water damage and worse. If the cause of the ice dam is noReadmore
Roofing choices have never been more diverse for Madison WI homeowners. Every home needs a roof and qualified roofing contractors will
able to share details about various suppliers and help you choose the best roofing option for your home.
Traditional Roofing Improved
Knowledgeable roofing contractors will be able to tell you, and even show you, how traditional composition shingles have improReadmore
Part 1 of the series “Putting a New Roof on Your House” focused on determining whether or not you need a new roof on your house. Part 2 provides a list of various roofing products available on the market today. Part 3 explains how to replace your roof effectively. Below is an outline of the basic steps required to take when installing a new roof on your house. However, it is recommended that you cReadmore
"There are two things I would tell every homeowner with a roof problem," says Casey Frisch, President of Advanced Exteriors. They are:
1.) The roof is part of a system that includes the roof itself, gutters, soffits, siding, ventilation and other systems within their home,
2.) Certainly, roofs can wear out over time. However, if your roof requires repair or replacement pre-matureReadmore
An ice dam on your roof is a symptom of a more serious problem and can be the precursor to significant roofing repairs.
February and March in Madison WI and all of Southern Wisconsin usually means days of warmth sandwiched around cold nights. All spiced with snow squalls and even rain showers. All can contribute to the buildup of ice and ice dams on your roof. As snow melts it slips and flows tReadmore
If you are a homeowner there is a good chance that, at some point in time of owning a home, you will need to put a new roof on your house. Depending upon the type of material used to roof a house, most roofs last 20 to 25 years. Roofs, however, can be damaged before their “expiration date” by weather or other type of catastrophic event. Whatever the cause, it is good to be familiar to the steps Readmore
In Part 1 of Putting a New Roof on Your House, we explained what issues to look for to determine if your roof needs to be replaced as well as how to locate a certified roofing inspection. The next step, selecting the best roofing products for your roof is the focus of Part 2.
Types of Roofing Materials
Today’s technologies have enabled manufacturers to develop many types of roofing mateReadmore