hail: November 5th Denham Springs Louisiana Hail Storm Homeowner Beware - 11/11/12 08:35 AM
 
If you live in Denham Springs, Louisiana you could be in the path of the November 5th 2012 hail storm. Homeowners in Denham Springs, LA should beware of unscrupulous contractors from out of town and out of the area. Do a thorough background search on your potential roofing contractor..
If you live in Denham Springs, LA there is a very good chance you will be visited by a roofing company in the coming months wanting to inspect your homes roof. Let me start by saying there is nothing wrong with a roofing company coming to your home and asking … (3 comments)

hail: Roof Repair Louisiana-Enhance Curb Appeal & Market Your Home - 06/05/12 12:45 PM
Did you know that 40% of the curb appeal of your home is the way it’s roof looks. In a completely flooded housing market how can you make your home stand out on a street with eight other houses for sale. 
 
This has become an all to familiar problem across America with the housing market in absolute turmoil. So what do you do? The Baton Rouge Louisiana housing market is fairing much better than most but I still see multiple houses for sale on any one given street or in a single neighborhood. The first thing you need to do … (0 comments)

hail: Roof Repair & Replacement Bunkie Louisiana-Popular Roof Types - 05/04/12 12:48 PM
After the hail storm that hit the city of Bunkie, Louisiana some of the choices you will need to make will be the type and color of your new shingles. The best person suited to help you with this decision is your roofing contractor, they should have many samples of shingle types like 3 tab and architectural. You will also need to pick a shingle manufacturer, Atlas and Owens Corning are two of the more popular brands but there are several other very good companies. 
We will discuss the most popular roof types in the central and southern Louisiana area. The … (1 comments)

hail: Roof Repair Bunkie Louisiana-Chose Your Roofing Company Carefully - 04/19/12 01:07 AM
If your Bunkie Louisiana home was one of the many damaged by the April 5th early morning hail storm that hit the town and outlying areas your not alone. The first thing on your mind now is making an insurance claim for the roof, siding and gutter damage but beware of roofing contractors that are unscrupulous.
 
This was no usual hail storm that blew through the small town of Bunkie nor was the amount of damage to the local homes. It has been barely a week since the hail storm blew through and the town and insurance companies are still … (1 comments)

hail: Roof Repair & Replacement In Louisiana-How To Chose The Right Shingles - 04/07/12 10:56 AM
There are many factors to consider when choosing the right shingles for your Louisiana home. If you want the best look for your homes roof take everything into account from the age of your house to the pitch of the roof for your best results.
 
There are so many factors to consider when reroofing your house we will try and cover the most crucial in this article which will be the first in a series to take you from choosing the best shingle type and brand to picking a color and your contractor. When picking the shingles for your home … (0 comments)

hail: Roof Repair Baton Rouge Louisiana-Proper Ventilation For Longer Shingle Life - 02/20/12 11:47 AM
If you have had your Baton Rouge Louisiana roof inspected recently and were told your roofs shingles look older to the inspector than they really are, it could be due to improper attic ventilation. 
 
Proper attic ventilation is crucial to the overall health of your home. If your attic is not properly ventilated it could cause premature shingle wear, excess moisture in your attic and insulation, mold growth and higher than normal electric bills. One cause of this somewhat new anomaly is the way houses have been constructed over the last couple decades. With Louisiana homes being built with plastic … (1 comments)

hail: Roof Replacement Baton Rouge Louisiana-Does My Roof Have Hail Damage - 02/12/12 11:19 AM
How do you know if your Baton Rouge Louisiana roof has hail damage? Typically hail needs to be around 1 1/4 inches in diameter or about the size of a half dollar to cause any real damage to heavy composite shingles or a wood shake shingle. 
 
Many things can cause damage to shingles other than hail, tree limbs can cause roof damage in a couple ways, overhanging tree limbs will make your roof have more algae build up. Homes with tree limbs touching the roof can be damaged by the rubbing of the tree limbs as well as the extra … (1 comments)

hail: Leaky Roof Repair and Replacement-Baton Rouge Louisiana Roofing Contractors - 02/04/12 01:57 PM
If you have an insurance claim for hail and wind damage to your Baton Rouge Louisiana home pending or if you are thinking of making a claim in the future the steps you need to fallow need to be precise. Don’t let your insurance company deny your insurance claim because you are unaware of the insurance claims process.
 
If your home has a leaky roof that needs repaired or replace, think about just why your roof is leaking. What is the age of your roof, has it been hit by a tree limbs or other solid object, have you had … (2 comments)

hail: COMMON BATON ROUGE LOUISIANA ROOFING PROBLEMS - 01/22/12 01:49 PM
Some of the roofing problems shown here are due simply to the fact that as roofs in Baton Rouge age, materials and other items such as vents, pipes, flashing deteriorate due to weather, tree or wind and hail damage. However, many of these roofing problems are due to poor or incorrect installation of materials. When you choose Roof Crafters as your Baton Rouge roofing contractor you can rest assure that the installation of all materials will be correct and according to the manufacturers’ specifications by the roof repair contractors of Roof Crafters.

A very common problem I have been seeing … (0 comments)

hail: Be Able To Talk The Talk With Your Louisiana Roofing Contractor - 01/15/12 08:12 AM
Almost every homeowner has had to meet and talk with a roofing contractor at some point during their home ownership or will at some point in the future. Be repaired  to meet your Louisiana roofing contractor and have a good knowledge of what he is talking about by learning the common terms and pieces of your homes roofing system.
 
Cricket: A wood-framed structure that diverts water away from chimneys, walls or other vertical roof projections and penetrations; also called a saddle.
 
Deck: The substrate over supportive framing to which roofing material is applied; also called decking or sheathing.
 
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hail: Home Maintenance Tips-What Shape Is Your Louisiana House In - 01/14/12 02:30 AM
A very overlooked and under appreciated part of your home is your hot water heater. This can cost extra money on your utility bill and end up costing a huge repair bill if not properly maintained. Imagine your hot water heater in your attic which many are and it starts leaking while your not home or either you don’t have an overflow tank or it even overflows. Making sure the drain is clear can save your ceiling and carpet from a costly repair. A heat blanket can also help save on your utility bill by simply wrapping your tank with a … (0 comments)

hail: Louisiana Hail Damage Roofs - 12/11/11 02:32 PM
If you live in the Denham Springs or Greenwell Springs area of Louisiana there is a good possibility that your roof may have been damaged by the September 29th hail storm.
You may remember the storm, it blew through around 3:00p.m, about the time everyone was picking up the kids from school.Many of you may have even looked up at your house and did not see any roof damage. The fact is you can not see hail damage from the ground unless it is very severe. The truth is most home inspectors do not know what hail damage looks like and … (3 comments)

hail: Hail Damaged Houses In Louisiana-Homeowners Beware Of State Farm Insurance - 12/11/11 11:26 AM
 You have a house in the great state of Louisiana that just happened to be in the path of a hail storm but your not worried because you have good insurance or do you. If you wait until after a storm to find out if your insurance company does not pay claims good you could be in for a very expensive lesson.
 
I have written nearly three hundred articles to date on buying and selling real estate, buying damaged homes, how to find damaged homes rehab and sell them and just about every topic dealing with all facets of buying … (1 comments)

 
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