As most residents of the tristate know, winters in the northeast can be brutal. Last year’s December snowfall was well above averages according to the government’s data. It may be tempting to try to avoid thinking about winter preparations but do your..
Water damage can prove dangerous to the infrastructure of your property. It’s one of the most common causes for roofing repairs and according to Home Advisor, homeowners spend an average of upwards of $2,000 to repair water damage. Here is a list of way..
According to Home Advisor, the average cost of a roof repair in the United States ranges between $351 to $1349. For larger commercial buildings, this bill could be even higher. This is money that you could easily save by doing a thorough yet quick ..
Typical summer weather is often fraught with flash flooding and humidity as much as it is nice sunny days. While a downpour can turn a summer day unpleasant and often drives people indoors, few people know that this rain, even when it clears up, is..
With this upcoming season’s forecasted scorching high temperatures, you’re bound to hear the expression, “It’s hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk!” Did you know, though, that the standard roof can reach 150°F or more in the summer?..
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..