Springtime Means Roof-Checking Time

It’s time to inspect your roof for damage. Maine winters take a toll on our homes and property, and the severe late-season storms in March and April may have caused some damage to your roof. While it is never safe for a homeowner to climb onto their own roof, there are plenty of things you…

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How Long Do My Existing Shingles Have Left?

Most of us don’t mark the calendar 20 years into the future to check on the condition of our roof and shingles; in fact, once our new roof has been installed, we likely don’t think of it much at all. Fortunately, a new roof should last 20 years or more when installed properly, using quality…

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Can I Repair Just a Section of My Roof?

A repair or re-roof of your home or business can be a sizeable investment, and it can feel even more overwhelming if you are not immediately planning for the project. Uneven wear, damage caused by weather, or fallen trees and branches are just some of the reasons you might wonder if it is possible to…

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The Right Way to Remove Snow from Your Roof

Snow is a reality of living in Maine. Keeping your home safe and sound requires snow and ice removal from your roof. The weight of too much snow can compromise your roof, and in extreme cases, cause roof failure. Ice dams can also damage your roof and your home’s internal walls. It is important to…

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Tips to Prevent Moss From Growing on Your Roof

Moss on your roof may look quaint like you’ve stumbled across something out of Hansel & Gretel but it can actually do serious damage to a roof. Left unattended it can cause almost any roofing material to degenerate and drastically shorten its lifespan. Let’s look at the problem and how to solve it. Moss and…

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Buying a New Home? Make Sure to Check Out the Roof

There are few things more disheartening than finding a home you love and then realizing it needs major repairs before you move in. When in the market for a new house, it’s important to know what to look for in the beginning stages of your search so you don’t get your heart set on a…

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