Feeling stuffy and uncomfortable since turning the furnace back on this winter? Your home may not be getting the ventilation it needs. Think back to science class when you first learned that heat rises since gases, like air, expand as they warm up. If there’s no way for that air to escape, then it becomes trapped in a place like the attic. Why is that an issue? Continue reading to learn more about the significance of roof ventilation.
Be honest with yourself this holiday season – when you look at your old roof, is there really any way that a large man in a red suit could land his eight not-so-tiny reindeer and sleigh up there? If the answer is no, then you’re due for a new roof. If it’s yes, how does the rest of your home look? The first day of winter is upon us and there are several other areas you’ll want to prepare in order for your home to make it to March unscathed.
No one wants to have to find out that their residential or commercial roof is damaged. Should you find that your roof is in need of repairs, you more than likely are wondering which steps you need to take to rectify the situation. If you find yourself in this unenviable position, don’t worry – just follow these handy steps to properly file your roofing insurance claim!
Whether you’re purchasing a home with a brick exterior or your current residence has one, you’ve found yourself wondering if it can be altered. Brick is sturdy but not always aesthetically pleasing. Can it be covered with vinyl siding to upgrade your home’s curbside appeal? Here are a few questions and answers from the professionals at Ferguson Roofing.
Bricks are without a doubt a beautiful aesthetic feature to any home or building, but they do need to be cared for and maintained throughout the years. Over time, the bricks and the mortar that hold them together will begin deteriorating. When this happens, it’s best to take action early and ask a trusted professional to provide tuckpointing services. But what about when the weather becomes cold and inclement? Let’s talk about tuckpointing during the winter months:
Metal roofing has been used on all kinds of structures for many years, and for good reason. They are weather-resistant, low-maintenance, cost-effective, sustainable, and even recyclable! But can they be used for all types of roofs, especially if you have a flat roof? Find out below!
There’s a crispness to the air and that can only mean one thing – fall is finally here! While apple cider, caramel apples, and jack-o’-lanterns pop into your head first, Ferguson Roofing wants you to also think about critical home improvement projects. Early fall is still warm enough to work outside, so continue reading for tips on how to prepare for the upcoming cold weather.
You hunkered down in your basement and rode out the storm that blustered through your neighborhood. Now it’s time to take a peek outside to assess the damage. Fortunately, you and your neighbors have been spared from experiencing the worst of the storm, save that of a few small felled limbs. But what if your property sustains damage from the next storm that rolls into town? Will your homeowners insurance cover wind damage? Find out by reading our blog below!
Who doesn’t love fall? Your gutters, that’s who. Clogged gutters can cause quite a bit of damage to your roof, which is why it’s important to clean them out in the fall. But what if we told you there’s a way you can stress less about your gutters? Guess what – there is! Gutter guards can make your life so much easier, and for good reason. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider adding them as soon as possible:
People have sought shelter for years to escape the harsh elements that Mother Nature often brings. Think about when it rains, for example; the first thing we do is cover our heads. Like an umbrella full of holes, however, a failing roof is not the best line of defense. How do you know when it’s time to invest in a new roof? Continue reading to find out.