Some property owners insist on DIY roof inspections and repairs. While it’s always best to leave this type of job to professionals, there are a few safety tips that can help you reduce the chances of an accident. Below, let’s look at ten critical safety tips for roofing. (more…)
A Closer Look at Metal Roofs
No roofing system is perfect and for all the advantages of metal roofs, they are not without their drawbacks. In this article Authentic Restoration of Raleigh, a reputable residential roofing company, takes a closer look at metal roofing systems. (more…)
Summer is the season of sun, surf and sand, but it quickly loses its appeal when your home is just as hot as the outdoors. If you’ve got air conditioning, you can live in relative ease, but you may find that the prices for cooling your home will break your bank. If you’re looking to reduce your AC usage, there are a couple of other things you can do to help cool your home this summer. (more…)
If your neighborhood has been affected by strong storms and high winds recently, beware of contractors knocking on your door offering to fix your home’s roof! “Storm chasers” are shady or disreputable contractors soliciting business after a storm has passed through. How do you know the difference between a storm chaser and a legitimate, reliable roofing contractor? Check out some tips below and be sure to call the home repair and renovation experts at Authentic Restoration, (252) 904-3995, for all your home roof repairs and replacement needs. (more…)
Some residential roofing problems are apparent even from the street, especially if your area has been hit by strong storms recently. High winds, thick rain, and hail and storm debris strip away shingles and flashing and might even cause a roof to sag and collapse. However, not all damage to a roofing system is quite that obvious!
For more information about keeping your roof in good working order and for all your home’s roofing needs, call the home repair and renovation experts at Authentic Restoration, (252) 904-3995. (more…)
Your home’s curb appeal is vital for several reasons. The improved curb appeal of any house can increase its overall value. However, a shabby, rundown appearance can make your property seem unwelcoming and impersonal. To find out more about how a new roof increases a home’s curb appeal, and for all the residential roof repairs and new roof installation work you need, call Authentic Restoration Roofing Rocky Mount at (252) 904-3995. (more…)
Homeowners today are tackling more home improvement and repair projects on their own than ever before. This is because hardware stores rent tools and equipment, and online videos make it easy to fix virtually everything in a home. However, there are many reasons why it’s good to avoid DIY roofing repairs and replacement, and call the home renovation pros at Authentic Restoration, (252) 904-3995, for all the roofing work you need! One reason to rely on the experts is the need for building permits and the risk of performing work with them. Be assured our Rocky Mount roofing contractors have plenty of experience. (more…)
Gutter cleaning is not very glamorous but is a necessary chore in the maintenance of any home. Aside from the unsightly appearance of clumps of soggy leaves in your gutter, blocked gutters can lead to a range of other problems including ice dams, water seepage, and broken guttering. So, you ask, “what is the best way to clean my gutters?”
The good news is that it’s a pretty simple job and shouldn’t take long. (more…)
Introducing natural light to our homes through windows and skylights improves not just the health of our living environment but also our moods and physical health. Natural daylight regulates our circadian rhythms, improving our sleeping and eating patterns and contributing to our general good health.
If you regularly experience harsh winters, you may be familiar with ice dams. These are thick ridges of ice that build up along the edges of your roof or gutters, blocking any water from running off, and potentially leading to leaks and seepage through the shingles. (more…)