How To Choose Between Architectural & Asphalt Shingles

Chocolate chip mint was America’s favorite ice cream flavor in 2021, says Reader’s Digest. Not the best-selling (vanilla still takes that sweet spot); the favorite. Similarly, shingles are North America’s most popular roofing material, according to HGTV. The three-tab shingle is America’s vanilla; to step up to chocolate chip mint in a roofing material, you [...]

4 Things You Should Know About Skylights & Energy-Efficiency

Why did Vikings wear horns on their helmets? Is the Five-Second Rule really a rule? Are skylights energy efficient? People regularly flood the internet with questions like these. Not every question ends in a satisfying answer. Vikings never wore horns; a costume designer invented them. Bacteria do not own watches, so do not eat food [...]

How To Spot The Safety Requirements On Your Roofing Job

Roofing contractors are consistently at risk of mishaps and falls, even if they have the proper safety equipment and follow the strict protocols required for all aspects of the job. A slippery surface, exposed tree or electric lines, a gust of wind, or a loose shingle can cause falls and injury. Unfortunately, falls can be [...]

5 Telltale Signs It’s Time Replace The Windows In Your House

How can you know when to replace windows in your house? When a smacked baseball hits a home run through a couple of window panes? When your newest energy bill from PG&E arrives? Or when a mother-in-law comments on the run-down look of your Sacramento home? Here are five signals saying you need replacement windows.  [...]

5 Main Steps In The Process Of Tearing Off Your Old Roof

Replacing a roof is a big undertaking. It can be overwhelming, challenging, and time-consuming. But a new roof will preserve your home’s value, protect against the elements, and give you peace of mind. As you get ready for a new roof, understanding the roof replacement process can help you feel more confident in your decisions. [...]

How To Tell If Gutters Are A Valuable Asset For Your House

Some children ask more than 300 questions per day, according to a study. We will venture a guess that not one of those 300+ kid questions is, “Why are gutters important?” Homeowners may have plenty of questions about the cost-versus-value of gutters, but not kids. Let’s find out if you even need gutters on your [...]

How A Roof Leak Could Turn Into Mold In Your Home

Mold is a menace. While some internet chatter has exaggerated its risk, mold is a very real and worrisome problem for Sacramento-area homeowners. It affects indoor air quality, health, and home value. Let’s take a look at the problem and the solution.  […]