Roofing Blog for RI

March 23, 2024
Top 8 Spring Roof Maintenance Tips

Welcome to the sunny side of home maintenance—spring roof care! As the snow melts and the sun peeks through, it’s crucial to give your roof the attention it deserves. Our mission? To equip you with simple yet powerful tips to boost your roof's longevity and make certain that it's in peak condition. Dive into our […]

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January 19, 2024
How to Replace a Historic Roof

The roof on a historic home deserves special care and attention when replacement becomes necessary. Beyond protecting the structure from the elements, a historic roof lends beauty, character, and heritage value to a home.  So, how to replace a historic roof? Matching original roofing materials, patterns, craftsmanship, and details during replacement helps preserve the property's […]

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January 10, 2024
How to Prepare for Roof Replacement | 10 Simple Steps

Investing in a new roof is a major financial commitment. It is also crucial for maintaining your home's integrity and safety. As your current roof ages and wears, replacing it becomes essential. Ignoring signs of deterioration, like leaks and rot, could lead to severe damage, but getting ready for a roof replacement is stressful. The […]

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January 5, 2024
Should I Stay Home During Roof Replacement?

When it comes time to replace your roof, you may wonder if you should stick around your home to oversee the work or make yourself scarce. With deafening noise, falling debris, major dust and dirt, potential accidents, and a dozen other nuisances, roof replacement often transforms an orderly home into a hazardous construction zone.  Should […]

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December 27, 2023
13 Signs You Need a New Roof for Your Home

Your roof is one of the most important components of your home, serving as the primary barrier against the elements and playing a crucial role in maintaining the structural integrity of your house. Over time, exposure to various weather conditions can wear down your roof, eventually necessitating a replacement. Understanding the signs that your roof […]

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December 22, 2023
Is My Roof Suitable for Solar Panels?

When considering whether to install solar panels, one of the first things homeowners wonder is if their roof is even suitable. So, is my roof suitable for solar panels? Several factors impact solar panel suitability, mainly relating to the physical aspects of the roof and sunlight exposure.  This article will explore what makes a roof […]

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November 3, 2023
9 Questions to Ask Roofing Contractors When Hiring (In Person or Over the Phone)

Selecting a professional roofing contractor is one of the most important home improvement decisions you'll make. Your roof literally keeps the rain off your head, so you want qualified experts handling such an essential project. Before hiring any roofer, take the time to ask them key questions in person or over the phone. So, what […]

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November 1, 2023
How Long Does it Take to Get a Roofing Permit in Rhode Island?

Getting a new roof or making repairs to an existing roof often requires obtaining a roofing permit from your local building department. This helps ensure the work will be done properly and meet all safety and code requirements. However, the permit approval process can take some time.  How long does it take to get a […]

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October 15, 2023
How to Fix a Roof Leak Under Solar Panels?

Solar panels provide renewable energy, but they also present some unique roofing challenges. One issue that can arise is roof leaks under the solar array. When water penetrates behind solar panels, it can cause serious water damage and even electrical issues.  But how to fix roof leak under solar panels? Identifying and repairing leaks under […]

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August 8, 2023
5 Reasons Why People Put Tires On the Roof

Have you ever driven around a rural area and wondered, why do people put tires on their roof? This practice isn’t unusual for some roof designs and structures like mobile homes. It offers some protection against damage especially during storms, but isn’t a good choice for every roof! Why do people put tires on their […]

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