While Charleston winters are usually pretty mild, there’s always a chance that a freeze could roll through. Homeowners need to be prepared for this type of extreme weather, which includes making sure that your roof can handle the occasional snow, wind, and low temperatures. Here’s how to prepare … Read more about How to Prepare Your Roof for Winter
The primary responsibility of your roof insulation is to equally transfer heat across the roof surface. When your roof is adequately insulated, you increase your fire rating, decrease your carbon footprint, and typically see less roof deck expansion and contraction. However, when done incorrectly, … Read more about How to Properly Insulate Your Roof
Charleston is not an abnormally windy city. However, it is prone to hurricanes, which can send powerful and dangerous gusts sweeping through the city. Your roof takes the brunt of the storm and can be significantly impacted by these strong and long-lasting winds. As a homeowner, it’s important to … Read more about How to Protect Your Roof from Wind Damage
Mold is one of the most troubling issues a homeowner can face. Not only is it unsightly, but it could also be a significant health risk for your family. Mold grows in places where moisture is trapped, and it can spread quickly. Because your roof is regularly exposed to wind and rain, it can be a … Read more about How to Prevent Mold on Your Roof
South Carolina ranked 12th in the country for solar energy growth last year. This is partly because energy companies are making it easier than ever for South Carolina residents to afford this efficient upgrade. Plus, advancements in solar panel technology make installing solar panels on your home … Read more about What You Need To Know Before Installing Solar Panels on Your Roof
South Carolina’s hurricane season runs from June to November. During this time, homes are more exposed to heavy rains and strong winds. That being said, the weeks prior to hurricane season is not the best time check that your home can withstand a heavy storm. Instead, routine maintenance throughout … Read more about How Hurricanes Can Impact Your Roof
Once the winds die down and the storm clouds roll out, it’s always a good idea to make sure no damage has been done to your roof. If you have a newer roof, your chance for damage is less likely, but if your home is reaching the 15-20 year mark or has had previous damage, a strong storm could be … Read more about Assessing Roof Damage After A Storm
Many homeowners are very aware of the costly damage that wind and water can do to their roofs. However, some may not realize that the heat and humidity of warmer months can be equally detrimental. Here is everything you need to know about how heat and humidity can damage your roof, how to avoid it, … Read more about Can Extreme Heat & Humidity Damage Your Roof?