Have you noticed that your asphalt shingle roof contains a layer of granulated asphalt? Those small asphalt particles may not seem like much at first glance, but roofing experts would tell you that they are actually one of the most important components of any asphalt shingle roof.
Since the weather is getting nicer and temperatures are rising, many people are starting to plan home improvements. This season is also one of the best times to replace your old roofing system, especially if it’s nearing or over 20 years. A new roof will offer you better protection from the elements, increase your home’s energy efficiency, and boost curb appeal.[Read more…]
After decades of use, roofs can lose their shingles and gutters can sag. For these parts of your home, it’s usually easy to know when you need a replacement. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for siding. Siding replacements are rarely at the top of a homeowners’ list of dream home improvement projects. In most cases, people will only consider replacing their siding if there are conspicuous problems in them.[Read more…]
A well-planned patio door and window replacement is one of the easiest ways to give your home a facelift. Choosing the right type of patio door, in particular, will not only increase the value of your home but, if depending on your choice of product, can even save you money on your energy bills.[Read more…]
Connecticut winters can be rough on your roof. One bad hail storm can have homeowners scrambling to call their local roofing contractor for damage control. It’s not surprising that many people take precautions to keep their roofs safe this season. However, while you’re preparing your roof to face days of snow and hail, it’s important to give your gutters an equal amount of attention.[Read more…]