Three Tips to Prevent Ice Dams This Winter

Cold weather brings snow and ice in Iowa, and it’s time to start thinking how to protect your home and roof from the adverse weather. Although the soft falling snow and those ...
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The Pros and Cons of Stone-Coated Steel Roofing

If you're considering replacing your roof, you’ve probably heard of stone-coated steel roofing. Although steel is one of the most highly recommended roofing materials, it isn’t ...
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Five Home Maintenance Tasks to Complete Before the Holidays

Many people are accustomed to spring cleaning but might forget that fall is the perfect time to get some home maintenance tasks completed. If you are looking to get your home ...
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What Are Architectural Shingles and What Sets Them Apart?

Choosing the right shingle for your roof can be difficult. You have a wide variety of options in material, color, durability, and price. While several factors contribute to how ...
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4 Ways Trees Can Damage Your Roof

Trees are an important and beautiful part of your property, but they can also create problems for your roof when you least expect it. Luckily, there are ways you can minimize ...
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What to Do If Your Roof Suddenly Starts Leaking During a Storm

Storms can catch us by surprise, so it’s worth being prepared so you can stay safe and prevent damage to your home in any event. If your roof suddenly starts leaking during a ...
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Signs You Might Have Toxic Mold in Your Attic

Toxic mold is a serious problem in attics, and it can affect the value of your home as well as your health. Attics are the perfect breeding ground for mold, and the problem ...
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If My Roof Leaks, Will My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover It?

A roof leak can quickly spiral out of control, so it's important to know that you're protected when there's damage to your home. However, there's often confusion about whether ...
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Ways to Keep Your House Cool Other Than Air Conditioning

As fall rolls in, you can start using the naturally cooler weather to make your home comfortable without turning on the AC. With a few simple adjustments, you could keep your ...
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Tips for Chimney and Roof Safety

Most people don't give their chimney much thought unless something goes wrong. They tend to believe that, once installed, it will serve its purpose. It's very important to ...
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