3 Tips For Designing A Deck Over A Walkout Basement Area

Making the most of the space in your home involves using every inch of room you have, both indoors and outdoors. Building a deck above your walkout basement is a great way to maximize your space, while also creating a unique outdoor area for your family to enjoy. Before you design a deck over your walkout basement learn some helpful design tips.  1. Take Cues from Your Home A deck over a walkout basement is often larger than a traditional deck. [Read More]

What's On Your Roof? How To Care For Your New Foam Roof

If you've decided to add spray foam to your existing flat roof, you've made a great choice. Spray foam will make your home more energy efficient and will last for many years. On top of that, spray foam is impervious to insects and rodents, which means your new roof will help prevent pest infestations. Spray foam is also easier to maintain than other types of roofing material. Here are some tips that will help you care for your new foam roof. [Read More]

Check These Places First For Roof Leaks

Some parts of the roof are more prone to leaks than others. Here are such parts and why you should focus on them while hunting for a leak on your roofing: The Roof Vents The roof vents are the openings through which air gets into the attic and stale air gets out of the house. The vents also provide the atmospheric pressure necessary for the proper functioning of plumbing fixtures. However, these vents can also cause roof leaks if they are damaged or if the connections between them and the roof aren't watertight. [Read More]

5 Ways To Take Good Care Of Your Roof This Summer

Summer is a great time to get up on your roof, check it out, and take care of it. When the weather is dry and warm, you should spend a little time fixing up your roof and making sure that it is in good shape. #1 Check the Sealant First, check the sealant around all the vents and chimneys on your roof. Over time, the sealant can break down and wear off. [Read More]