How Can I Make Sure a Roofing Company Is Real and Licensed?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2022 9:28:00 AM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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When you hire a roofing company to work on your roof, it is essential that you hire a roofing contractor who is properly licensed and insured. Don’t make the mistake of automatically assuming that this company is licensed. By doing this, you put yourself at risk with your finances and the overall safety of your home. 

Fortunately, there are a few simple steps that you can take to make sure you are hiring a licensed contractor. By doing so, you will have peace of mind knowing that the work is being done properly and legally under the regulations that were established by the state of Nevada. 

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How Do You Replace a Roof With Solar Panels?

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2021 10:10:00 AM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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Getting a new roof on your home, albeit a necessary project, isn’t an easy feat. But how do you replace a roof with solar panels already attached? While this may sound daunting, it’s just another normal day for a roofing contractor.

There are a few extra steps to this process that need to be considered. For those who are unfamiliar with this process, this article will help ease your stress by walking you through the steps. 

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9 Tips to Extend Your Roof's Lifespan

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 8, 2021 10:14:00 AM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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Your roof safeguards everything from the value of your home to the people who live under it.

However, all of that depends on how long your roof lasts. And more often than not, it’s small issues that undermine the potential extra mileage of your roof. 

By keeping on top of those issues, such as repairing cracked tiles or missing shingles, you can prevent them from snowballing into leaks, structural damage, or mold. Because at that point, you're not just dealing with a costly repair, but a threat to the air quality of your home and your health.

Keep reading to learn nine ways you can become a savvier homeowner and extend your roof’s lifespan.

 

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Do I Need HOA Approval For a New Roof?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2021 9:45:00 AM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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For many homeowners that enjoy low-maintenance living, being part of a Homeowners Association (HOA) is ideal. It offers local security, convenient amenities, as well as community upkeep, such as landscaping and common-area repairs.

When it comes to personal home repairs, though, living under an HOA can be challenging. This is especially true when it comes to replacing a house’s roof, which is vital, but can affect the entire community on a daily basis. The HOA’s regulations and standards can make some even forgo roof repairs, leaving owners vulnerable to more damages or expensive costs.

Some repairs may be minor and not need HOA approval. Others may be larger and need to be submitted for HOA approval well in advance. It depends on the size, place, and type of project. So, how do you know whether your new roof needs HOA approval, too?

 

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11 Questions You Should Ask a Roofing Contractor Before Hiring Them

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2021 11:05:00 AM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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Finding a reputable roofing contractor can be hard, especially in Las Vegas. That’s why it’s important to know what questions to ask one before you hire one. An unqualified roofing contractor could easily make your roof problems worse. Check out what you should know before hiring a roofing company or contractor to fix your roof.

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6 Common Signs of Failing Roof Vents

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2020 10:08:00 AM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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What are those funny-shaped metal pieces on roofs? Found on all houses, roof vents are often a highly-ignored component of a healthy house (and a healthy roof). Turns out, not tending to your roof vents can result in lasting internal and external damages that affect the entire home.

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What You Need to Know When Fitting Solar Panels to Roof

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 31, 2017 2:29:00 PM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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The Las Vegas Valley enjoys nearly endless sunshine year-round, making it the perfect place to for homeowners to go solar. The good news is it’s never been more cost-effective to do so. Solar panels are now cheaper and more efficient than even five years ago, and state and federal subsidies reimburse homeowners for part of the installation cost.

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Should I Be Cleaning My Roof from Time to Time?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 18, 2017 10:08:00 AM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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In the midst of your typical cleaning routine (vacuuming, dusting, dishes, laundry, mowing the lawn—maybe even washing your car), you may overlook another chore: cleaning your roof. While, yes, it is the most inconvenient place to clean—worse than squeezing the vacuum hose behind that hard-to-move couch or dresser—your roof is one of the most important features on your house. With enough untreated damage to your roof, the inside of your house can begin to suffer as well. A clean and healthy roof means a clean and healthy house.

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7 Warnings Signs You Need a New Roof ASAP

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 14, 2017 3:07:00 PM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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Many homeowners ignore the health of their roof until they have a major problem such as a leak... or worse. However, there are several other warning signs that you need a new roof or at least make repairs before you incur major damage. Taking action early can save you tons of trouble later.

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How Long Does a New Roof Last?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 4, 2017 10:10:00 AM / by Krystal Coddington posted in Roofing, Roof Repairs, Roof Maintenance

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To protect the integrity of your house, you need a quality roof. Roofs can be quite expensive, but with proper installation and maintenance, the average roof can last for 15 to 20 years.

Read on to learn how to make your roof last for as long as possible.

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