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Five Benefits of Cedar Shake Roofing

Five Benefits of Cedar Shake Roofing

When it is time to select materials for your home’s roof, you’ll be faced with some decisions to make. One choice has to do with the type of shingles you want to have installed and you may be surprised at the number of options available. Traditional asphalt shingles...

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Get To Know Alte Exteriors

Get to know Alte Exteriors, a family-owned, home improvement roofing contractor founded in 1970. Original founder Jeff Alte has since retired, but the business remains true to its customer-focused beginnings. From the first call to project completion, the Alte team...

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Roofing Scams and How to Avoid Them

Roofing Scams and How to Avoid Them

If you are a homeowner looking at repairing or replacing your roof, the many tasks relating to this undertaking – managing insurance claims, scheduling inspections, and selecting a roofing contractor – can be daunting. When you add the financial investment involved,...

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Six Benefits of Adding Skylights to Your Home

Six Benefits of Adding Skylights to Your Home

If you think of skylights in homes as being outdated, you are likely recalling those skylights of yesteryear that were little more than plexiglass bubbles that sometimes leaked and usually needed repair after major weather events. Today’s skylights provide amazing...

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Choosing the Right Gutters for Your Home

Choosing the Right Gutters for Your Home

Many people pay little attention to their home’s gutters, although the truth is, they keep your home dry and add years to the life of your home’s foundation. Most of us are unlikely to remember we even have gutters until it rains very hard, overflow, become clogged,...

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Tips for Handling Emergency Roof Repairs

Tips for Handling Emergency Roof Repairs

When talking about your home’s roof, the word “emergency” isn’t something many of us want to hear. Weather events like heavy rain, hail, snow, ice, hurricanes, or excessive wind, can wreak havoc on your roof. Falling tree limbs are also a common culprit for roof...

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How To Prevent Ice Dams

How To Prevent Ice Dams

Hazardous winter weather conditions cause snow and ice to build up on top of your home. Along the eaves of your house, snow and ice collects causing ice dams. These ice dams—which are essentially large icicles–may be pretty to look at but they can wreak havoc on your...

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