Author Archives: Kevin McHugh

Top 5 Roofing Materials for Your Home

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home, serving as the first line of defense against the elements. When it comes to choosing a roofing material, there are a variety of options available, each with their own pros and cons. In this article, we’ll discuss the top 5 roofing materials to […]

How To Prepare For Your New Roof

Steps to Take Before Your New Roof is Installed Whether you’re replacing your current roof or building a new home, a strong, reliable roof is essential. But installing that roof isn’t exactly a quick and easy process. There are a lot of layers and moving parts that go into a quality roof. It takes a […]

Benefits of Working With a Local Roofing Professional

Thousands of roofing companies and contractors are operating throughout the United States. When you need any professional roofing work completed, it is typically best to choose a local roofing professional. Consider the following reasons to choose a local roofer before making any commitments on your next roofing project. 1. Build a Relationship With a Reputable Local […]

Pipe Collar Leak – What Are They & Why They Leak

Plumbing Vent Pipes – What Do They Do? First, it is important to know what the pipe that penetrates through the roof and pipe collar is for. These pipes are connected to your homes plumbing system. The pipe allows for air and/or gas to escape through the roof. Rain water goes down into the pipe […]

How Much Does a New Roof Cost?

Replacing your roof may seem like a straightforward process, however many factors affect the cost. Aside from the shingles, additional items such as nails, underlayment, ventilation, flashing and labor are all parts of the roof replacement cost. Follow along with us as we break down the average cost to replace a roof and help you […]

How To Replace Roof Shingles That Are Loose Or Missing

We get out fair share of storms and windy weather here in the Charlotte Metro Area and that can certainly take its toll on your roof. After a strong storm passes walk out side and you will likely see tree debris strewn across your yard, but here’s a tip: Don’t just look down at the […]

How Long Should A Roof Last?

Our roofs just might be the single most important piece of our homes. But when your roof is damaged, many other things can go wrong in a hurry. That being said, taking care of roofing issues should always be a top priority. However, detecting roofing problems isn’t always easy; sometimes years can go by before a problem […]

Roof Ventilation – Why It’s Important For Your Home

Roof ventilation is just as important as the roof itself. Especially with the various types of weather and temperatures your Charlotte home experiences. When you own a home, one thing you learn is the importance of ventilation. If your kitchen isn’t properly vented or is non-existent, the smells from each nights dinner can linger for […]

Signs Your Roof May Be Leaking

Unfortunately it isn’t always obvious when your roof is leaking. There are several ways to tell if your roof is leaking. However, your roof could be leaking into your attic space or even down into a wall without showing any visible signs inside your home. Here are a few signs of a roof leak that […]