Entries by Jeff Lathrop, Owner

Roof Overlay vs Tear Off Installation and Repair

If you’ve got to replace your roof, should you go with a roof overlay or for a complete tear-off solution? Asphalt shingles are by far the most popular roofing material, with around 80% of homeowners choosing the material. A good roof does a lot to protect a home from the elements and enhance curb appeal. […]

Cleaning Gutters – When and How Homeowners Should Do It

Cleaning your gutters is one of those dreaded home maintenance tasks that a lot of people put off month after month. It’s usually a dirty job, you’re up and down a ladder all day, and you’ll probably end up wet from using a hose. If you don’t keep up with this critical maintenance though, it […]

Leaking Chimney Can Come Heavy Summer Rains

Summer rainstorms are often a welcome for cooling off hot sunny days and for keeping our lawns and gardens nice and green! Unfortunately, heavy rain can also lead to a leaking chimney. During the summer, chimney leaks are the among some other common chimney issues that we encounter as we meet and talk with homeowners. Even […]

Is it time to update or replace your windows?

Energy efficient windows are an important consideration for both new and existing homes. Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for 25%–30% of residential heating and cooling energy use. If you are selecting windows for new construction or to replace existing windows, it’s important to choose the most efficient windows you can afford […]