All posts tagged "roof"
7 home improvements to tackle before you move in
(BPT) – You found the perfect home, so it’s not surprising that you want to move in as quickly as possible. However, there are some projects that are best done when the house is still empty. So,...
- Posted April 16, 2017
Six Tips for Cleaning Out Icy Gutters
Do you think you could make it through 24-hours without ice? Even on the coldest of wintery days, we still like ice in our drinks. Ice in drinks is one thing, but what about out-of-control ice? That...
- Posted January 18, 2017
Tip of the Day: Rooftop Safety
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day. http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-01-05.mp3
- Posted January 5, 2017
Tip of the Day: Roof Vent Do’s And Don’ts
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.
- Posted September 23, 2016
Winter Home Improvement Checklist: Roof Repairs
With Winter swiftly approaching there are a number of tasks which one can perform that will prevent the home from sustaining damage from inclement weather and, at the same time, minimize the negative impact that water can...
- Posted December 17, 2015
Stopping Little Critters From Getting In Your Home
Q. We hear what we believe are squirrels pouncing on our roof and fear that they may get into our home. Any suggestions on how we might keep them out? A. This is the time of year...
- Posted December 4, 2015
What Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Roof [Infographic]
Keeping your roof in good working order is vital to keeping the rest of your home and your possessions safe from the elements. It is important for homeowners to understand how their roof keeps their home water...
- Posted November 14, 2015
Show Notes: Generators, Allergies and Grills
Is your generator ready for a winter workout? Is your home filled with allergens? Is your grill ready for winter storage? If you answered yes to all these questions, Morris and James have answers for you. ...
- Posted October 17, 2015
What is a Modified Bitumen?
Question: I have an old tar-and-gravel roof that I am getting re-done. My contractor is suggesting a “Modified bitumen” roof. What is this? (John, San Mateo CA) Answer: Modified bitumen roofing is made of asphalt that has...
- Posted October 5, 2015
Should We Remove Shakes Before The Tile Roof Is Put On?
Q. We will be putting a new roof on soon and it will most likely be a light weight tile one. We currently have a heavy shake roof. Should we remove the shakes before the tile roof...
- Posted September 14, 2015