There’s much more to gutter systems than what you see while standing on the ground. If you are in the market for a replacement, you have to consider not only the price, but also the material, style and maintenance requirements. For you to make an informed decision, you need to ask questions, including the following:
When it comes to siding replacement, many homeowners choose only one siding material, whether it’s wood, vinyl or fiber cement. While that may be enough to define the character of the home’s exterior, using more than one material can take the curb appeal to a whole new level. If done right, combining two siding materials can add more visual interest to a home’s facade.
Our homes can never have enough protection. The roof underlayment, mostly invisible to an onlooker, is an added barrier or cushion that is installed directly onto the roof deck as an extra layer of protection. It is applied before the shingles are installed.
While roof replacement can be done at any time of the year, it’s always a good idea to do it during spring. Here are some good reasons why.
Your gutters help protect your home from serious damage by directing rainwater away–but not when they’re already old and failing. Now is the best time to invest in gutter installation, a complicated project that will require careful planning. To ensure a smoother process, make sure to avoid some common mistakes. Thompson Roofing and Construction, your premier gutter and roofing contractor, lists some of them here. [Read more…]
Roofing systems sustain damage over time–after all, they are exposed to the harshest weather conditions all year round. The question, however, is how do you differentiate normal wear and tear to an actual roofing emergency? Thompson Roofing and Construction, your premier roofing and siding expert, answers that in this handy Q & A. [Read more…]
Back in the day, standing seam metal roofing was mainly used in commercial and agricultural structures. However, today, it’s growing more popular in residential properties. They aren’t only durable and aesthetically pleasing, but they are also beneficial to the environment. [Read more…]
Your roof is your property’s main defense against water infiltration, which can cause significant damage to your exterior and interior. By installing a water-shedding or water-resistant roof you can further increase your building or home’s protection against water damage.
Every house is unique. You may have spent a lot of time choosing the best material for your siding, the matching color for your walls, the complementing window type and more. Now, you need to consider your roofing valleys – should they be open or closed?