Your Iowa Winter Weather Safety Guide

It’s late December, and we (fortunately) haven’t really had a bad snowstorm yet here in Central Iowa. That makes it a great time to make all necessary preparations to be ready for ...
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Keep Your Windows Clean and Safe This Winter

Have you ever noticed tiny water droplets or frost formation on your windows? This is due to excess humidity in your home, which you should address before it causes water damage. ...
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Pros and Cons of Installing Heat Cables to Combat Ice Dams

As the weather grows colder, it’s a good time to perform some routine maintenance on your home, such as cleaning out your gutters, to get ready for the winter season. Is your roof ...
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“My Roof is Leaking!” Are You Sure?

Is water coming in through your ceiling? While the first thought for most homeowners when they experience water in the home is that their roof has sprung a leak, this isn’t always ...
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4 WAYS TO PREVENT ICE DAMS

When cold weather reaches the Midwest, snow and ice are sure to follow. If you prepare early in the season, you can have your roof and attic inspected to make sure everything is ...
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8 Roof Safety Tips for DIY Homeowners

In the last few posts, we’ve been talking about roofing maintenance that some homeowners can perform on their own. Today, we are going to go over several safety guidelines for ...
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How to Fix Common Roof Leaks: Shingles

In the last post on roof maintenance, we went over where and how to look for roof leaks. Today, we will be talking about how to fix leaks in an asphalt shingle roof. If your roof ...
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DIY: How to Track Down a Roof Leak

Do you have stains that run down any of your walls or across ceilings? If so, you very likely have a leak somewhere in your roof. The most difficult part of dealing with this kind ...
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Tips for Dealing with Your Leaves this Fall

October is a fun month. Pumpkin patches and apple orchards are popular spots for families and friends to hitch a hayride, explore a corn maze, or grab some fresh apple cider to ...
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Preventing Moss and Algae Growth on Your Roof

In the last blog, we discussed how to remove moss and algae from a roof. In this post, we will talk about how to prevent moss and algae from growing in the first place. Moss and ...
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