Entries by Shelley Metzler

What to Look for in a Shingle Warranty

Provided it’s well constructed and properly cared for, a sturdy roof can last for years or even decades before it needs to be replaced. This durability even extends to the shingles that make up the roof, despite the beating that they take every day from wind, snow, and the punishing rays of the sun. Nevertheless, […]

What Are the Steps of Roof Replacement in Portland?

If it’s properly maintained, a well-built roof can last for many years, often decades. Over time, though, the damage caused by a ceaseless barrage of wind, rain, and sunlight will eventually take its toll. Sooner or later, even the most solidly constructed, well-cared-for roof will need to be replaced. Because roof replacement is an event […]

5 Guidelines for Roof Work Safety

Roofing work isn’t a task for untrained individuals. The risks associated with this work can be grave, and those risks increase when you don’t have proper training. Even when professionals are completing these difficult duties, falls remain the leading cause of death, accounting for over 3,500 fatalities between 2003 and 2013. With so much at […]

5 Tips for Extending the Life of Your Roof in Oregon

When you buy a home, ideally, the initial inspection will give you insight as to the well-being of the property and how soon something, if anything, will need to be fixed or refurbished. Sometimes real estate agents are more concerned with the technology inside the home—such as the water heater and the HVAC system—and something […]

What to Look for in the Best On-Call Roofers

One of the most important elements of a house is a strong, sturdy roof. After all, your roof protects you from the fury of the elements while also keeping your home at a comfortable temperature throughout the year. For your roof to remain effective, however, it’s critical that you ensure it receives regular care and […]

How To Use a Roof Safety Harness

Using a roof safety harness correctly sounds like something that should not be a big deal, but it is. It’s a process, and it’s not overly difficult, per se, but it will take time. On the bright side, though, it’s not that expensive to use a roof safety harness properly. While you will need to […]

What Are the Most Common Modern Roofing Styles?

As unassuming as it might seem, the roof of a building is one of its most important features. It helps to protect the inside of the building from the elements and keeps everything warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It contributes greatly to the value of a home, and although largely unsung, […]