roofing: Is It Time for More Attic Insulation? - 07/16/17 06:02 AM
A comfortable and energy efficient home requires more than just some attic insulation. Your roofs shingles work as a system along with attic insulation and roof ventilation to function properly. Have your attic checked by an insulation specialist and find out if your home is insulated properly.
 
Attic Insulation: R-Value
Everyone has heard about R-Value but do you really know what it is? R-Value in insulation is its ability to resist the transfer of heat. In an attic insulation like the Owens Corning ProCat blown in insulation works by tiny air pockets trapping the air to resist the transfer of heat from … (3 comments)

roofing: Roof Repair Jackson Mississippi - 10/01/16 03:44 AM
One of the biggest projects you can undertake for your home is a roof replacement. Sometimes roof repair Jackson MS and maintenance are not enough when your roof is old or has major damage like wind or hail. When you need a professional roof replacement, look no further than local elite roofing contractor Watkins Construction to help you make sure that new roof is done right. Servicing the Jackson, Brandon, and Madison, and Ridgeland Mississippi areas, they offer a large choice of high grade roof replacement materials from Owens Corning for your Jackson area home. 
 
Roof Repair Jackson MS
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roofing: Denham Springs Roof Repair Cheap Or Good You Can’t Have Both - 01/14/13 07:12 AM
If you live in the Denham Springs or Baton Rouge Louisiana area your roof has been tested many times lately by wind, hail and by many rain downpours. Many roofs that have never had a problem have even seen a little leak here and there. I will list a few reasons you do not want a cheap price for your new roof.
 
If you have priced a roof replacement in Louisiana lately you probably came close to having a heart attack when you were given the price. The price of shingles and roofing material in general has gone up drastically … (0 comments)

roofing: Looking Up Website Source Code On Safari - 01/13/13 10:18 AM
If anyone is having trouble viewing the source code to websites after your update to Mountain Lion it is not that you have lost your mind. Apple for some reason has chosen to hide the tool to view the source code to a website in the new OS system Moutain Lion. I can not get a good anwser from anyone at Apple why but I will outline how to change your settings so you can do this and use many other tools that are now hidden. 
First open Safari and click on Safari in the tool bar, go to prefrences and … (2 comments)

roofing: 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)

roofing: 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)

roofing: 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)

roofing: 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)

roofing: 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)

roofing: 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)

roofing: Baton Rouge Louisiana Roofing Contractor-Hail Damage Roof Repair - 01/25/12 02:56 PM
You pay your insurance company your hard earned money to protect what is most likely your most expensive asset, your Baton Rouge Louisiana home, from major damage like hail and wind storms. If you have your Louisiana home insured don’t be afraid to make a claim. The homeowners act of God law protects you from being singled out by your insurance company for a rate increase or cancelation. The one thing you do want to be sure of when you make your insurance claim, be sure to have a professional roofing company represent you with your insurance company.
One of the … (1 comments)

roofing: 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)

roofing: 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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roofing: 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)

roofing: 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)

 
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