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3 Reasons Shingles are a Great Choice

  Replacing the roof on your Des Moines home is a big expense that you’ll probably only face once or twice over decades of home ownership. If the time has come for a replacement, you have a number of different materials to choose from. When you’re comparing all your material options, be sure to consider these three reasons why shingle roofing is hands-down the best choice: […]

By | November 20th, 2017|

What You Need to Know about Roofer Certifications

  When the roof on your home needs repairs or a replacement, you shouldn’t have to worry about sub-par workmanship, poor customer service or whether you’ll have warranty coverage if problems develop down the road. Checking for manufacturer certifications offers you a worry-free way to find well-qualified, dependable residential roofers. […]

By | October 2nd, 2017|

How to Get Your Roof Ready for the Winter

The cooler days of fall have arrived, with winter nipping close at their heels. Whether you’re prepared for it or not, the snow and ice that accompany the season will soon be planting themselves on your roof. That can be bad news if you haven’t made sure your roof is ready for heavy loads of winter precipitation. Fortunately, there’s still time to make sure your roof is as prepared for winter as possible. […]

By | September 28th, 2017|

How to Make Your Commercial Roof Pay for Itself

Your goal as a commercial property owner or manager is to have the building assets pay for themselves. Managing your roofing asset skillfully can help prolong its service life and increase your ROI by postponing a costly tear-off and replacement. A properly maintained roof can also pay for itself by saving you money on other expenditures, such as: […]

By | September 25th, 2017|

How to Save Money on Your Roof Over Time

    How long will you be in your Des Moines-area home? A few years? A few decades? Saving money on your home’s roof can be either a quick turnaround or a long game. The choice of strategy matters when dealing with residential roofers Des Moines homeowners look to for roof work. […]

By | September 18th, 2017|

What You Need to Know About Gutters for Your Home

If you’re planning to invest in new gutters, you don’t want to settle for a mediocre product that leaves your home and landscaping vulnerable to rain damage. When you’re comparing different gutters, you’ll find easier to separate the good from the great when you know the key factors to consider: […]

By | August 28th, 2017|

Smart Ways to Decrease Fire Danger Around Your Home

As a homeowner, you’re likely very aware of the most common causes of house fires and how to prevent them. You probably get your chimney cleaned and combustion equipment like the furnace, gas range and water heater serviced regularly, and you take proper precautions with cooking equipment and space heaters, and use power bars and extension cords wisely. Here are some other smart steps that you can take to help reduce the risk of a house fire even further: […]

By | August 21st, 2017|

How to Be an Appealing Roofing Customer

Any homeowner advice column will tell you to get three estimates for any major job, like roofing or exterior work. You may naturally feel like the roofing contractors you contact will be glad to come out, inspect your Des Moines home, and offer an estimate. How do you know, though, that you are attracting the best roofing contractors for the job? […]

By | August 7th, 2017|

3 Priority Actions for Your Roof This Year

Quick — which do Des Moines homeowners get more of annually, rain or snow? It is a bit of a trick question, because, according to U.S. Climate Data, our Iowa homes are pounded by almost identical amounts: 35 inches of snow and 36 inches of rain annually. […]

By | August 2nd, 2017|

5 Surefire Simple Things to Extend the Life of Your Roof

Your roof not only keeps your family safe and secure from the elements, it’s one of the most costly structural components of your home. Keeping the roof in the best possible condition is a surefire way to extend its useful life, and it’s easy to achieve if you do these five simple things. […]

By | June 26th, 2017|