Roofs Can Crack…What?
Why did we always avoid stepping on cracks in concrete when we were kids? Lovely superstitions! Just like those superstitions, the cracks in the concrete made no sense to most. How does something that tough form cracks? There are a number of reasons, but a common one involves freeze and thaw cycles. Water typically follows the path of least resistance, and if there is the slightest existing crack in the concrete maybe due to earth movement or a defect like ...Read More
Here are six reasons why someone might consider becoming a roofer
1. Job security: There will always be a need for roofers, as every building needs a roof. Whether its new construction or repairing an existing roof, there will always be work available for skilled roofers. 2. Physical work: If you enjoy working with your hands and being physically active, roofing can be a great job. Roofing requires climbing ladders, carrying heavy materials, and working outside in a variety of weather conditions. 3. Variety of work: Roofers work on a variety ...Read More
Commercial roofs are prone to various problems that can lead to expensive repairs.
The roof is a critical part of any commercial building. It protects the building from weather elements, improves energy efficiency, and ensures the safety of occupants. However, commercial roofs are prone to various problems that can lead to expensive repairs or replacements. These include: 1. Leaks – One of the most common commercial roofing problems is leaks. Leaks can occur due to various reasons, such as poor installation, aging, and damage caused by weather elements. Leaks can damage the building ...Read More
Trees and Roofs. The Battle Continues
We are in that “awesome” time of year in the Mid-Atlantic. Trees lose leaves, grasses turn brown, and overcast skies seem to last forever. On the bright side, Spring will be here before we know it, and we’ll be back to beaches, barbeques, and flourishing green foliage. But before returning to those May flowers, consider some housekeeping items with those trees and large bushes overhanging onto your roof. By now, you’ve probably realized that the deciduous trees have completely dropped ...Read More
Slick As Ice
Within the past few weeks, we have seen temperatures dip to the 30s. On one of those cold mornings, I went through my usual routine of making coffee and letting the dog outside. Grabbed a cup of brewed bean water, went to check on the dog from the back patio, took a sip, and proceeded to spray coffee all over the patio door. Ever seen a St. Bernard willingly slide down a hill covered in frost? It’s hilarious, and unfortunately, ...Read More