The Truth About DIY Roofing

“Do it yourself” has taken the nation by storm. Construction supply box stores and lumber yards have started offering classes to all types of DIY enthusiasts to gain market share. Major television networks are creating and airing countless hours of DIY programing. YouTube and Pinterest have created libraries of DIY tips and secrets. Free DIY information…

Have You Hugged Your Roofer Today?

As I sit in my 70 degree office writing this morning, I’m reminded of all the people who work outside for a living. When I woke up today and checked the weather, it said the high temperature is supposed to be in the low-twenties with a brisk North West wind. The current temperature is 11…

Claim Your Commercial Rebates!

Did you know that your energy company would pay for part of your new roof at your business? Believe it or not, energy companies like Alliant Energy or Mid-American Energy offer non-residential property owners rebates to add insulation to their buildings to save energy consumption. Many roof projects, by default, often have insulation as part of their…

Residential Roof Color and Style Guide

Here are some general guidelines for choosing a roof color and product: 1) Your roof is more permanent than your paint color so choose your roof color according to other more permanent exterior choices like house style and stone or brick elements that aren’t likely to change. Resist the urge to match stone or brick.  Instead,…