The best part of the holiday season is being able to spend more time with family and friends, especially those you may not get to see often throughout the rest of the year. While many homeowners take care to clean and declutter the house and tidy up the guest room, they sometimes neglect to give the same attention to exterior of the home. Here are some quick and easy tips to follow that will provide your guests with a warm welcome while showing your home to advantage.
Hanging festive holiday lights is the perfect way to bring holiday cheer to your home. If not installed correctly, however, Christmas lights can cause damage to your roof and even personal injury if safety measures are not followed. To avoid headaches and start the holiday season off right, follow these tips from Muth & Company Roofing for decorating with holiday lights.
Flashing as it relates to roofing is something of a mystery to some homeowners. While you may have heard of roof flashing, do you really understand its purpose and function? When you’re familiar with the different aspects of your roofing system, it’s easier to identify potential issues before they become expensive problems, so let’s go over the basics of roof flashing.
A roof inspection is an integral step in the home buying process. The inspection helps alert prospective buyers to potential roofing problems, pinpoints roofing repairs that need to be made before the sale goes through, and indicates if a roof replacement is necessary. Roof replacement and many roof repairs are expensive and can take a big chunk out of a homeowner’s budget, so it’s important to know the questions to ask about the roof that will alert you of any potential problems.
Most homeowners want their home to look its best, and are looking for tips on how to improve curb appeal. Popular ideas include painting the front door, upgrading landscaping and finally taking care of those roof repairs you’ve been putting off. When considering how to enhance the exterior of a home, gutters don’t generally come to mind, but changing the gutter color can actually add to the visual interest of your home. [Read more…]