Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Replacing a Roof Shingle

It’s best to replace a damaged asphalt shingle when the weather is warm, so the shingles around it won’t break when lifted. Watch this video to find out how to replace a damaged asphalt roof shingle on your home.
Roof Shingles

How to Remove and Prevent Black Algae Stains on Asphalt Shingle Roofs

If you live in a humid area of the country, you’ve probably seen unsightly dark streaks on asphalt shingle roofs. Read this article to find out more.
Replacing drip edge eave strip.

How to Replace Metal Drip Edge Eave Strips

Find out how to remove and replace rusty drip edge eave strips on your roof with low maintenance vinyl coated aluminum strips that never needs painting. Watch this video to see how.
Nailing asphalt roof shingle

How to Nail Asphalt Roof Shingles to Resist Wind Damage

Watch this video for some tips on how to install asphalt shingles on your home to reduce the roof damage caused by high winds from hurricanes, tornados, and other storms.
Sliding metal flashing under damaged roof shingle.

Metal Flashing Asphalt Roof Shingle Repair

Find out how use galvanized metal flashing and roof cement to repair a damaged asphalt roof shingle on your home. Watch this video to find out more.
Red metal roof on brick home, as seen on an overcast day

How Metal Roofs Protect Against Extreme Weather

How to better protect your family by choosing a metal roof.
Ceiling with water stains just above the crown molding

4 Signs Your Roof is Leaking — and What to Do About It

Leaking roofs can lead to major cosmetic and structural damage. Know the signs.
a roofer laying tile on the roof

How to Budget for a New Roof

A new roof is not cheap, and failing to plan for one can be financially devastating. Here are some ways to budget beforehand, so there are no surprises!
Home builder installing timber roof trusses

Roof Trusses: Why They’re More Popular Than Ever

Fewer homes use rafters for roof construction — here's a crash course on why roof trusses are so popular.