Thursday, November 5, 2015
While new siding may not be the most obvious candidate for your next home improvement project, it could be among the most important. Old siding is vulnerable to water and pest damage, serving as a nice home for bees or rodents native to Roanoke, VA. Degraded components may also become drafty, which would increase your home heating and cooling costs. Ideally, you’ll want to replace your siding every 5 to 10 years, or as conditions warrant.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
If you think that your roof needs new shingles, new gutters, or work done on the chimney, you may be tempted to do these tasks yourself; however, it is often best to let a trained professional do them for you. This will enable you to save time, save money, and ensure that the job is done properly and safely.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
If you’re thinking of upgrading the exterior appearance of your home with a new siding, be prepared to make some tough decisions. With the variety of options at your disposal, each with its own qualities and demerits, choosing the best may be a complicated process. Here’s what you probably need to know before making your choice The most popular siding option for homeowners in general is vinyl, mostly due to its versatility in design and durability. It is generally lightweight and can be easily mounted over existing materials directly. Also, it requires only little maintenance, making it a relatively low cost alternative to other materials. DIY Network reports an estimated cost of two to seven dollars per square foot of vinyl.
Friday, July 31, 2015
For those who are planning on selling their homes in Roanoke, a survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors revealed 83% of respondents agreed that stylish roofing easily differentiates the home, adding a unique feature to it and making it easier to sell. Moreover, a premium asphalt shingle will definitely increase value the property value of your home. Flood prone areas in the state like Roanoke, VA usually have a large amount of roofing contractors, but not all of them are adequately skilled to handle this roof type. Experienced roofers like All-In-One Home Solutions may be a great choice for your premium asphalt installations.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
With all the stuff that’s circulating about vinyl siding, it can be difficult for a consumer to tell what’s true and what’s not. So what’s the truth about them? Here are some straight answers to some of the questions you may have regarding this ever-so-mysterious yet oh-so-important home appendage.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Roofing is a pretty straightforward job. What is often confusing is identifying the difference between a commercial and residential roof installation. Most people simply assume that all roof jobs are similar, but as any bona fide Roanoke, VA roofing professional would know, each present very unique challenges in terms of installation, repair, and maintenance.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Siding plays an important role in homes for several reasons. First, it greatly influences the property’s aesthetics, and thus, its curb appeal. Second, siding is crucial to protecting the home from the elements as well as destructive bugs and insects. Additionally, siding improves a home’s insulation, thus contributing to its energy-efficiency. Given all this, it is important to choose the siding for your Roanoke, VA home carefully, and make sure that it is what you need in terms of looks, durability, efficiency, and cost. While vinyl siding remains the most popular type in the country, fiber cement siding has been gaining ground and is the choice of many top builders and contractors for several reasons.
Friday, April 24, 2015
The climate in Roanoke, VA is generally considered milder than most of the country, but the city wasn’t spared from the harshness of the preceding winter, nonetheless. Now that the snow is gone, residents can expect intermittent bouts of heavy rain and bright sunshine in the days to come. While sunnier days are certainly welcome, you must be wondering how your roof is holding up to all these drastic changes in weather patterns, and if repairs or even a replacement may be in order. Here are a few things you might want to look into. Roofing Inspection The only way to find out if your roof is still in top condition is to do an inspection. You can actually spot a few signs of damage while inside your home, or from the ground looking up. Watch out for dark spots on the ceiling, sagging roof decks, or any signs of leaks inside. Outside, try to spot missing shingles, curled or broken tiles, loose materials around the chimney, and signs of rotting or wearing, among others.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Some of problems listed above may be easily spotted even by an amateur. Additionally, there are telltale signs that can reveal them. If you notice any of these, call on Roanoke, VA roofing contractors to take care of the problem instead of trying to come up with a solution yourself. You might think that you’re saving money with DIY solutions, but you risk doing more and worse damage unless you are a roofing professional, and you may end up needing more expensive repairs or even a replacement.
Friday, March 27, 2015
The roof is one of the primary protective parts of your house, so it is important to keep it well-maintained. Keep in mind that the roof takes a good pounding from different weather elements in different seasons, so you have to give it a thorough inspection when the weather is clear. If you find any issues in your inspection, it’s a good idea to call roofing contractors in Lynchburg, VA for a closer look and repairs. Lost or damaged shingles do not only look bad but also carries practical concerns. With the spring rains, a damaged roof can let water leak into the house, leading to other problems, such as mold.