All posts tagged "Roofing"
Choosing Roofing Material
A roof does more than just keep a home dry. It usually has quite an impact on the overall appearance of a home and hence, its value. What’s more, a new roof is one of the single...
- Posted September 20, 2015
Where Flashing Fails
Many people regard flashing as deviant behavior. We, on the other hand, view it as a necessary element of construction. However, whenever the two are confused, we can’t help but be reminded of one of the most...
- Posted August 22, 2015
Show Notes: Roofing Materials and More
Spring is getting closer by the day, (believe it or not Boston) and it’s time to start planning for after winter repairs. If your repairs will include a new roof James and Morris shared brilliant information on...
- Posted February 14, 2015
Repairing and Replacing Old Wood Shingles
If you’ve got a wood shingle that is broken and torn, remove and repair it before the next storm. First pull out the damaged shingle. If it won’t slide out, split it with a hammer and chisel...
- Posted April 21, 2014
Show Notes: What to know if you are shopping for a new roof (4/5/14)
If you are shopping for a new roof do your homework on roofing materials. There are a number of things to consider when selecting a new roof system. Of course, cost and durability head the list, but...
- Posted April 7, 2014
Gravity to Guide You to a Roof Leak
More than 300 years ago Sir Isaac Newton discovered gravity when an apple fell on his head. Today his theory, known as “the law of gravity,” helps us better understand how things work such as water runoff...
- Posted March 18, 2014
Cement Based Roofing & Siding
Need super-strong, durable roofing and siding…that’s fireproof, rot- and insect-resistant too? Today you’ll learn why more and more homes are being clad with cement-based roofing and siding. The stone or brick walls you see on many homes...
- Posted March 3, 2014
Cool Roof Colors
Energy-saving “cool” roofs are traditionally white. A color, homeowners usually pass right by. Today you’ll learn new colors are coming, that still keep roofs cool too. Here’s how: Brighter and darker colors for roofing materials are getting...
- Posted February 16, 2014
The Merits of Metal Roofing
If you’ve got leaks and drips from peak to border, a brand new roof might be in order. Today you’ll learn how a new metal roof might serve you better. While they cost more initially, metal roofs...
- Posted February 15, 2014
Show Notes: WHINK, ROOFING, BEER AND NUISANCE CRITTERS (11/30/13)
What the Carey Bros. are Talking About: WHINK, ROOFING, BEER AND NUISANCE CRITTERS James and Morris were primed and full of energy as they helped callers tackle their projects and problems. And it is National Drink Beer...
- Posted December 13, 2013