Whether you’ve planned for changes or they come as a result of unforeseen events, selecting a remodeling contractor for your Madison WI home is a major decision. Contractors bring many skills to the table and when you’re in the market for a home renovation you want a professional you can count on. Before your remodeling or repair project is completed you’re likely to have holes in the walls or rooReadmore
Cleaning every rain gutter should be a routine autumn maintenance project. In the Madison WI area, after this year’s torrential rains and high winds a pre-winter checkup can spot weakness and head off major roof repair. Gutters full of leaves, twigs and other wind-blown debris are prime candidates for mid-winter clogs. The weight of snow and ice can cause structural damage to the roof as well as tReadmore
Planning to remodel or up-grade your home – make it an energy-efficient remodel. When you decided to take apart your kitchen, build onto the garage, finish the basement or add a bathroom, the idea of increasing your home’s energy efficiency to reduce heating/cooling costs probably wasn’t the driving force. But it certainly should be a major factor in any home renovation in Madison WI.
With winter approaching rapidly it is time to look at potential threats to your home during the cold season. A common cause of leaky roofs in the winter are ice dams. An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof. This ridge prevents melting snow [water] from draining off the roof. What happens is that the water is backed up behind this dam. If the water sits for long enough it couReadmore
Should I file an insurance claim for hail damage?
Understanding insurance policies is like reading a foreign language to many Americans. The legal terminologies can make your head spin when you are reading through to figure out if you are covered. Figuring out whether or not to file an insurance claim for hail damage is much different than other insurance claims, like a car accident for exaReadmore
Shingles aren’t just black, brown or gray any more as roofing materials keep pace with design trends and technology. In 2018 your Madison WI home can have a trendy new roof to compliment your overall style and color scheme.
The basics for a residential roof have changed, too. There are more choices when it comes to what covers your home. Each option comes with its good points. The choice of rooReadmore
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