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Posts from June 2015

What is a Ridge Vent?

The Ridge Vent is what runs along the entire peak of the roof, essentially creating a more attractive home once blended within the roofline. The many benefits of Ridge Vent: Evenly distributes ventilation across the entire space of the attic. With a sleek design, Ridge Vent creates a visual appearance to your home. Ventilation with a Ridge Vent [...]

Top 10 Money Saving Tips When Replacing Your Roof

Like most major home improvement projects, roofing can be costly and if you’re like most people, replacing a roof is not something you do every day. The fact is, most people only replace a roof once every fifteen to twenty years. Considering how all things change overtime, the roofing industry notwithstanding, we have put together a little guide to [...]

Top 5 Roofing Scams: Protect Yourself and Your Money

The roof is one of the single most important components of any home. No part plays a bigger role in keeping the elements out, so when a roof requires repair, there’s little time to waste. The desire to have a roof quickly replaced and the fact that most people have little experience working with a roofing contractor can set an unsuspecting homeowner [...]

The Happy Roof Company’s Top 3 Pick for Siding

In today’s industry there are many options available for the siding of your home. Explore The Happy Roof Co.’s Top 3 Pick below. James Hardie® fiber cement siding- Ranked #1 Return by Investment by Remodeling Magazine for 7 years in a row. Royal Building Products - The right tools, coordinating products, low-maintenance and [...]

Senate Bill 101

In May of 2011, SB 101 was passed by both the Senate and House, sending it to Governor Jay Nixon in just a month’s time. Senate Bill 101 is a bill to protect you, the consumer, from being defrauded from what we know the out-of-town companies as ‘storm chasers’. ‘Storm chasers’ are known to come into hard hit areas by weather, defraud the [...]

Roof Warranties

Understanding warranties can really be somewhat confusing. It’s easy for a consumer to fall into the thought that lifetime warranty really means forever and that’s just not the case. In most cases the warranty that majority of consumers think they are getting, is material only, and it starts to prorate after twenty years. You should request a [...]

Roof Streaks: “The Big Black Marks”

I have heard people say that the black streaks on roofs are caused by everything from acorns cracking on the surface to tree sap or shingle degradation due to granule loss. While these might be possibilities, the fact is that in most cases, the stains and streaks are a form of algae or moss. Roof algae, commonly known as Gloeocapsa Magma, is a type of [...]

Could Your Gutters Be Causing Potential Damage to Your Roof?

It is a job that no one looks forward to doing year in and year out but proper gutter maintenance is crucial for the lifespan of your roof. Leaving your gutters clogged for too long could potentially be taking years off the life of your roof. When there is nowhere for rainwater to drain off your roof it will just sit on the shingles. Sitting water on [...]

5 Ways to Finance Your Home Improvement Project

Below you will find 5 ways to finance the home improvement project that you have always wanted to complete: Home equity line of credit (HELOC): If you have equity in your home, a low-interest, variable rate HELOC is probably the best choice for you. Personal loans: Consider this option before using your credit card for a more expensive home [...]

5 Most Commonly Overlooked Dangers of Gutter Cleaning

Ladder falls can be very dangerous for the inexperienced as well as the experienced. Thousands of emergency room visits a year are contributed by ladder falls at home, quiet often while cleaning gutters. Many causes of ladder falls at home are often overlooked or not thought of prior to climbing the rungs of the ladder. Some of these causes [...]