From the gentle pitter-patter of rain on your windows to the enormous sidewalk puddles en route to work, you may have noticed that this past month was one of the wettest Aprils on record for New York State, with some cities recording a whopping 50%..
Given the past onslaught of bad weather in the Northeast, your roof is sure to have taken a beating recently. Taking proper care of your home is essential as it protects both you, your family, and possessions from the elements. Using an easier or cheaper ..
When roof ice takes the form of icicles, you may stop to admire how dainty and attractive they look. However, in order to prevent long-term damage, it’s highly recommended that you get as much snow and ice off your roof as possible. Icicles may (or may ..
Wind can seem innocuous enough. Cool wind on a hot day is a great relief. A soft breeze on a warm day is soothing and peaceful. Yet wind in the winter is bitter cold and harsh, leaving us with chapped lips and wind-whipped cheeks. We take care of our bodi..
In the New York City area, we are used to extreme weather conditions come wintertime, such as heavy snowstorms or Nor’easters. In general, if a home is built to meet the standards of its local building code, the roof should be able to withstand any amou..
Winter is fun, and we all (generally) look forward to a nice cup of hot chocolate, cheesy Christmas movies, and gift-giving. Our winter snows can also be beautiful to look at, but it’s not uncommon for them to spell trouble for homeowners in the tri-sta..
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you know what they say: be thankful for a roof over your head. And rightfully so! But like most things in life, roofs are not infallible. Rather, they require regular checkups and steady maintenance, especially..
Hurricane season is upon us and won’t head out until the end of November, which means several strong wind and heavy rain events are possible for the next few months. Aside from keeping your fridge and pantry stocked, there are important preparations..
5 Ways To Avoid Summer Roof Repair in Brooklyn, NY Summer is a time for fun in the sun, not for dealing with a major roof repair because of all that sun. Did you know that your roof can reach up to 150 degrees in the summertime? Especially if you live in ..
Raising the roof: Auburn band playing Tinkers benefit for downtown church repair Source: Auburn Pub A good local cause recently got the attention of A.D.D. The Auburn band will play a benefit Saturday, May 13, raising money to repair the roof of Holy Fami..