Having a roof replaced is an inevitable event every homeowner will have to go through. Given the materials and the importance of the roofing system, it rarely comes cheap.
Spring is the best time to tackle home improvements you had to put off during the snowy months. It lets you address any damage that happened in the winter, preventing undiscovered problems going from bad to worse. In today’s post, Knox’s Construction talks about the areas you should prioritize:
Attic ventilation is one of the biggest contributors to roof longevity, yet it’s usually misunderstood. Actually, a poorly ventilated attic is a common reason new roofing systems fail prematurely. To help your roof last for as long as possible with proper attic ventilation, Knox’s Construction debunks the popular misconceptions about it:
While your main goal when completing home improvement projects is to increase your home’s overall utility, curb appeal should also be a priority. There are certain additions and enhancements to prioritize when it comes to boosting curb appeal.
When buying gutters, aesthetics are actually the least important factor you need to consider. They do need to look good and blend in with the rest of your home exterior, but their functionality matters more than their beauty. [Read more…]
Choosing the perfect color for your replacement roof can be confusing and challenging. Leading manufacturers like CertainTeed® are coming up with new color blends, increasing the design possibilities available. While it’s a good thing to have plenty of options, it certainly makes it all too easy to pick the wrong one, too. [Read more…]
Gutters and downspouts play important roles in keeping your entire home safe and intact. When they fail, eventually everything else will follow, including your roof, your siding, your windows, your landscaping and your home’s foundation. You must always be on the lookout for red flags to tackle gutter replacement in a timely manner. [Read more…]
A recent study shows that asphalt shingles cover nearly six out of 10 residential roofs in America, making them the industry’s most popular material. Homeowners love them because they offer the best balance of durability, beauty, maintenance and affordability – thanks to several advances throughout their 125-year history. Knox’s Construction shares the most notable asphalt shingle technology advancements: