Part 3: Ensuring the Success of Your Roofing Project before It Begins – The Talk

Parts One and Two of this series covered the paperwork and numbers involved in your roofing project. To wrap up our discussion on Ensuring the Success of Your Roofing Project before It Begins, we’ll talk about “The Talk”, that crucial first interview and consultation with your contractor. The first meeting between you and your contractor should come with no strings attached—that is, no paperwork ... More

Part 2: Ensuring the Success of Your Roofing Project before It Begins – The Numbers

In Part One of this three-part blog series, we discussed the different paperwork essential to a roofing project: licenses, insurance and bond certificates, permits, and contracts. Today, we’ll find out more about the numbers involved in a roofing project: how much the project will cost, how long it’ll take to complete and more. Job Estimate Part of ensuring the success of your roofing project is ... More

Skylights: Adding More Function and Value to Your Home

Some remodeling projects lean more on aesthetic value rather than functionality. While both of these elements are important, you need to assess which one is more important for the current condition of your property. One good home improvement project that many people overlook is skylight installation. The Department of Energy recommends incorporating skylight design when planning a major renovation ... More

Better Roofs: The Importance of In-Home Inspections

How many times do you check your Des Moines roofing in a year? Truth be told, not all homeowners make roof inspections a priority in their home improvement checklist. Some only start to consider having their roofs checked when the damage has become physically obvious or leaks have started to affect their everyday living. However, this shouldn’t be the case. ... More

Part 1: Ensuring the Success of Your Roofing Project before It Begins – The Papers

Making sure your roofing project goes off without a hitch is largely a matter of advance preparation. In this three-part blog series, we’ll break down the advance prep stage into three main sections: the papers, the numbers and the talk. Let’s begin with the paperwork. License States have different licensing regulations for home improvement contractors, some of which seem more lenient than ... More

Tedrick’s Roofing Expert Install: We Listen to Your Needs

Every Kent residential and commercial property owner wants a good roof over their head. With a variety of advancements in the roofing industry, it seems anything is possible. Roofs provide a shield against the elements, increase the value of your home, and keep you dry and comfortable. So quality is non-negotiable. But what about your particular needs as a property owner? ... More

Importance of Attic Insulation: Why Leaking Air Is a No-No

As the seasons slowly transition from winter to spring, Washington will still experience colder temperatures until late February. This is according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac 2015 Long-Range Weather Forecast. While wet and cooler seasons are inevitable, we can do something to get our home ready to withstand various weather shifts and inclement phases. ... More

Why Hire a Contractor Affiliated with BBB and Angie’s List?

Selecting the right roofing professional may not always be easy for everyone, but it isn’t impossible. How will you know whom to trust? You may refer to organizations like the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and Angie’s List. They can help you narrow down your options so you can choose a qualified contractor for your house. The BBB accredits businesses in different industries, including home ... More

Homeowner’s Guide: Why Hire an Experienced Contractor?

When you’re looking for a doctor to take care of your family’s health, you may ask your friends and relatives for reliable recommendations. When your kids are about to go to school, it’ll help to hear feedback from students and parents before choosing a reputable institution. When it comes to your roof, which is the biggest structural component of your property, you should also make sure you’re ... More

5 Hazards a Leaking Roof Can Pose to Your Home

As a homeowner, you have many priorities—from attending to your family’s needs to ensuring that the different parts and areas of your home are in good condition. When maintaining your house, one problem you may likely experience is a leaking roof. You shouldn’t put off addressing the issue as it may result in many hazards and costly repairs. Tedrick’s Roofing, a trusted roofing contractor in ... More