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How to Prepare Your Roof for Winter in Arizona

October 12, 2018 10:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Winter is steadily approaching. While the winter months down here in southern Arizona are nowhere near as bitter as they are in more northern states, the weather can still get a little bit chilly from time to time, especially overnight, and there are other forms of inclement weather that can pick up a bit. With this in mind, here are a few tips from a roofing contractor in Gilbert, AZ to keep your roof in good condition throughout the winter months and all year long: Clear out gutters: Now is a good time to take a look at your gutters... View Article

How Pests Can Affect the Structure of Your Home

September 28, 2018 4:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

No matter how hard you try to keep your home clean, well maintained and pest-free, virtually every home can be a target for insects and rodents. While these creatures are small, they often come in numbers large enough to significantly impact your home. Many bugs nest in homes and eat away at everything from wood beams to concrete foundations. Understanding just how harmful pests can be to your home’s structure may encourage you to be more aware of insects and rodents and help you take proactive steps to remove them. Flooring and foundation pests For many homeowners, hardwood flooring is... View Article

Advice from a Roofing Contractor in Gilbert, AZ About Avoiding Roof Rats

September 14, 2018 4:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Nobody wants rodents to infest their home or business, but it can be challenging to keep these pests out during the fall and winter seasons. When temperatures begin to drop, rodents like mice and rats seek refuge in homes and businesses where they can find warm, dry shelter and enough food to sustain them. One of the most common pests that ends up in homes at this time of year is the roof rat. Roof rats, also referred to as ship rats, can do extensive damage to buildings and are also known to carry numerous dangerous diseases. The good news... View Article

How Long Does a Roof Typically Last in Arizona?

August 28, 2018 9:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Arizona summer is famous for being hot enough to cook an egg on a scorching sidewalk or even melt a trash can. You can’t help but wonder what those harsh rays are doing to the roof of your home. The roof is forced to deal with the sweltering conditions all year long. The heat takes a huge toll on roofing materials. Heat, rain and UV damage will eventually destroy the roof after years of exposure. The question is, how long can a roof survive before the severe conditions take their toll? It’s important to know the projected life expectancy... View Article

What’s a “Cool Roof”?

August 14, 2018 9:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Arizona summers can be brutal. The harsh sunlight and sweltering temperatures test even longtime residents accustomed to the “dry heat” year after year. Homeowners can spend hundreds of dollars each month to keep their homes cool and comfortable. Many homeowners are willing to do whatever it takes to keep cooling costs low, including having a roofing contractor in Gilbert, AZ install a cool roof on their home. A cool roof can reflect the sun’s heat and prevent heat absorption within the building, resulting in a comfortable indoor environment in addition to lower energy bills. Cool roofs also have lower... View Article