How to Fix a Sagging Roof

A sagging roof isn’t just an aesthetic concern. Whether it’s your home or your garage, a sagging roof could indicate a serious problem. Bowing rafters, serious ventilation issues, or hidden leaks are potential causes. While not all sagging roofs signal an impending collapse, some do. It’s important to get a roofer in to look at [...]

By |2020-05-22T10:44:46+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Roof Repair|Comments Off on How to Fix a Sagging Roof

Gutter Splash Guards: What are They and Who Needs Them?

Do your gutters deliver all of the rain your roof collects right to the downspouts? Some roofs have the problem that gutter water splashes out, soaking people, or digging holes into landscaping. The solution is often (but not always) gutter splash guards. They’re a simple, inexpensive solution to a very frustrating problem. Let’s discuss what [...]

By |2020-05-05T20:23:11+00:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Gutters|Comments Off on Gutter Splash Guards: What are They and Who Needs Them?

What are the Best Gutters to Install on Your Home?

If your old gutters have been significantly damaged, it’s oftentimes best to just replace them outright with a new style or type that can better withstand the climate conditions in your area. In California, we don’t have rain frequently but can deal with torrential downpours. Plus, depending on where exactly you live in the state, [...]

By |2020-04-28T13:25:19+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Gutters|Comments Off on What are the Best Gutters to Install on Your Home?

How Much Wind can a Roof Withstand?

You know that your roof can handle any gust of wind that normal weather might throw at it, but you might start to get worried if an extreme windstorm, tropical storm, or hurricane is on the forecast. How much wind can a roof withstand before it loses shingles or rafters? And, if high winds are [...]

By |2020-04-21T11:28:43+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Roof Repair|Comments Off on How Much Wind can a Roof Withstand?

Are Gutter Guards Worth the Money?

Gutter guards are the thin pieces of aluminum or vinyl that block off most of the gutter so that that water can get in them, but leaves and other debris can't get in. Gutter guards can prevent gutters from getting clogged and save homeowners the hassle of cleaning out their gutters after storms, or after [...]

By |2020-04-07T11:41:26+00:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Gutters|Comments Off on Are Gutter Guards Worth the Money?

What to Do About Water Ponding on a Flat Roof?

Those small puddles or wide ponds of standing water on your roof could be a big problem. All flat roofs should completely drain rainwater within 24-48 hours after the rain has stopped, depending on the volume of rain. If you still have pools of water on your roof at that point, you have a ponding [...]

By |2020-03-31T14:05:07+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Roof Repair, Roofing Contractors|Comments Off on What to Do About Water Ponding on a Flat Roof?