Attic Insulation: Keeping You Comfortable All Year Round

The wet and cooler season in Auburn is fast approaching. Unless you do something about it now, you’ll probably be in for a shock once your bill arrives as your energy consumption soars. One way of making sure that you’ll … Continue reading

5 Questions to Help You Find the Right Roofing Contractor

If you’re thinking about replacing your roofing in Des Moines, you should do it before the rainy season. In a city like Des Moines, where drizzling weather could mean eventual downpours or rain for days on end, it is highly … Continue reading

GAF MasterElite Contractor: What Does It Mean To Be One?

You have decided to replace your old roof but you’re still hesitant as to which roofing contractors in Kent you will call for this job. You probably heard about fly-by-night contractors and even some scammers victimizing homeowners all over the … Continue reading

How to Prepare Your Roof and Gutter for the Rainy Season

The rainy season is just around the corner. And with it comes torrential rains driven by a phenomenon called Pineapple Express – a persistent flow of atmospheric moisture from the Pacific. During the rainy season, your roof and gutter system … Continue reading

Take Care of that Leaking Roof As Soon As Possible!

Having a leaking roof can be a headache for any homeowner. Although we are experiencing a beautiful time of year right now and it’s been relatively dry, we all know that come October or November, the rains will again begin … Continue reading

Upgrading Your Roof? Consider Installing Skylights Too

Have you been counting the number of years your roof has served you? Are you looking to replace your tired, worn-out shingles any time now? Well, if you are, whether the reason is for aesthetics or even for more practical … Continue reading

Solar-Powered Attic Fans Can Help Make Your Home Cooler

We’ve certainly had some warm spells this summer, with some parts of our area reaching the dreaded 90 degree mark for a day or two.  Even though most of our summer high temperatures are in the mid 70s-80s, does your … Continue reading

A Winning Home: Follow Germany’s Green Roofing Example

FIFA World Cup fanatics sure never missed a kick, especially during the gripping final match that was won by Germany, 1-0, in extra time, at the expense of Argentina. Clint Dempsey and the rest of our National Team fought gallantly … Continue reading

Derecho is every summer season’s storm in stealth mode

Summer has indeed arrived and if you think that you are already safe from storms and hurricanes, then you have been terribly misinformed. There is a warm-weather phenomenon called “derecho” (derived from the Spanish word meaning “straight”), that happens usually … Continue reading

How can you prevent rats from infesting your roof?

We as homeowners are often only worried about the harsh weather and how it damages our homes, particularly the roof. But did you know that there is a kind of problem that is small but nonetheless as hazardous? They may … Continue reading