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Getting your insurance company to cover the cost of your roof replacement is simple as long as you understand your coverage and how to get the claim started. Here, we’ll discuss some of the most common insurance roof-replacement questions on how to get insurance to pay for your roof replacement ....

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How Old Is My Roof?

How Old is My Roof ? It’s very important to know the age of your roof as it helps you with preventive maintenance, sets expectations for how many years you can expect before needing a replacement and can even help you negotiate the purchase price of a home. Ask Questions Before You Buy The b...

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Let’s try to eliminate the confusion of roof warranties. Because there are different types of buildings, different roofing materials, different climates and different installation methods, of course there will be different warranties. How do you make sure you get the one that’s right for your roof o...

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Like any warranty, a roof warranty can be confusing if you don’t understand what you’re getting up front. When purchasing a roof for your home or transferring a roof warranty to your name when you purchase a new home, you should clarify exactly what your warranty covers, what might void the warranty...

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Gutters are vital to directing precipitation away from your foundation and therefore deserve your attention throughout the year. Generally, you should inspect your gutters at least twice annually (spring and fall are good times) to make sure they’re free of debris and are not leaking. Thankfully,...

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Gutters are never something we should take for granted. They have an extremely valuable purpose to homes and can even add to the curb appeal. In order to get the best value from gutters and prevent any major problems that can be caused by a lack of gutters—or no gutters at all—we need to know how to...

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With several types of gutters, multiple materials from which to choose and the option for seamed or seamless, you’ll want to understand the pros and cons of each type to help decide which gutters are best for your home. If you're still unsure if your home requires gutters, we recommend reading this...

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When you’re looking to install or replace a roof with asphalt shingles, it’s important to consider the pros and cons of traditional 3 tab shingles and the growing-in-popularity architectural shingles . Depending on your budget, preferences and design style, you’ll be able to select the ideal roof fo...

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The best remedy to just about any potential roof problem is preventive maintenance, and that’s perhaps best exemplified by the potential for winter roof damage. In most cases, winter weather won’t cause new damage to your roof, however it can exacerbate existing—or even unknown—problems. Especiall...

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A roof’s lifespan in Michigan is impacted by all four seasons, from the bitter cold and potentiallyhazardous winters to precipitation-heavy springs, to the relentless sun of the summer, and the falling leaves of autumn. Plus, with so many trees and the occasional storm, there’s always the potential...

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