While everybody loves discounts and special offers, things are a little different when it comes to roofing. It’s definitely satisfying when a roofing company comes back with a rock-bottom estimate for your project, but it’s important to be careful – that low price can sometimes translate into inferior roofing materials. Before choosing materials for your next roofing project, you should first understand why quality matters, and why it’s important to choose the best.
February is the month of love, a time to show our loved ones how much they mean to us and do a little something extra for them. Now that you’ve planned something special for those you love, why not take a little time to pamper your home as well? Here are a few ideas shared by your favorite roofing contractor, Muth & Company Roofing, to show your home a little love this month. [Read more…]
While snow and ice on the roads are a common winter hazard, there is another, lesser-known threat associated with cold, snowy winter weather: ice dams. Ice dams form when warm air from the home escapes through an attic with inadequate insulation. This warm air heats up the roof, causing snow to melt and the resulting water to flow down to the edge of the roof, where it’s still cold.
As winter drags on and utility bills grow ever higher, smart homeowners start to look for ways to increase the energy efficiency of their homes. One of the quickest and easiest ways to save on energy costs is to upgrade your attic insulation. The problem many homeowners run into, however, is not knowing which type of insulation works best for their situation. To make it a little easier, here some pros and cons of the most commonly-used types of insulation. [Read more…]