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Roof Shrinkage: What You Need to Know

Roof Shrinkage: What You Need to Know

EPDM, or modified bitumen roofing, has grown in popularity in recent years. Shrinkage is one of the most typical problems associated with this type of membrane. This issue can be caused by a variety of factors, including material deterioration, improper installation and exposure to UV light. However, shrinkage issues on EPDM roofs have greatly lessened… Continue Reading

How Roofers Deal With Rain During a Job

How Roofers Deal With Rain During a Job

What happens if it starts pouring while your roofer is repairing or replacing your roof? While working on gutter covers and roofs in the rain is possible, it is not ideal and is something most roofers will try to avoid by paying careful attention to the forecast. Continue Reading

Roof Vents: Why They Are Important

Roof Vents: Why They Are Important

Roof ventilation permits air to circulate through the attic. Every home needs roof vents, but few homeowners understand their roofing ventilation systems. Roof vents have numerous benefits. They prolong the roof’s service life, manage internal temperatures and save energy. A well-ventilated attic also protects against decay. Continue Reading

How Window Replacement Can Save You Money

How Window Replacement Can Save You Money

Can replacing windows save you money? Yes! Replacement windows can be costly, but did you know that your existing windows could be costing you even more? Your old, drafty windows let indoor air escape, driving up your heating and cooling costs. Continue Reading

5 Risks of Repairing Your Own Roof

5 Risks of Repairing Your Own Roof

It may be tempting to try to fix a broken roof or replace missing roof shingles on your own if you are handy with household repairs. However, roof repair can be quite dangerous if not done by a team of licensed roofing contractors. Continue Reading

6 Benefits of Installing Gutter Guards

6 Benefits of Installing Gutter Guards

You’re probably aware of the critical role gutters play in protecting your property. Gutters channel precipitation that lands on your roof away from your property, preventing moisture damage to your windows, siding, landscape and foundation. What about gutter guards, though? Are they worth the investment? Follow along with the roofing contractor at Lask Exterior Solutions, LLC as… Continue Reading

Damaged Roof Decking: Repair or Replace?

Damaged Roof Decking: Repair or Replace?

Roof decking is the actual foundation of your roofing system. It’s what connects the roof of your home to the rest of the house. It supports the weight of roofing shingles and lays on top of your attic’s rafters. Nowadays, roofing companies use to add an extra layer of protection from the elements to your… Continue Reading

A Guide to Siding Profiles

A Guide to Siding Profiles

You have a wide range of options when it comes to the colors and finishes of your home’s siding. Material and color are often the first factors. From vinyl to fiber cement, there is a siding material that’s sure to match your need for home protection, longevity and looks that match your budget. However, it’s… Continue Reading

Importance of Energy-Efficient Windows to Your Home

Importance of Energy-Efficient Windows to Your Home

Energy-efficient windows will save you money both now and in the future. Making a house more energy efficient is a new window benefit that is at the top of most people’s wish lists. Moreover, with 40% of the average energy budget going to heating and cooling your home, you do not want that energy escaping… Continue Reading

How Does Your Siding Improve Your Home Life?

How Does Your Siding Improve Your Home Life?

In some regions of the country, siding is also known as cladding. Whether you prefer to call it cladding or siding, it’s your home’s first line of defense against different weather conditions and other natural elements. They’re meant to keep out rain, snow, and even debris blown by strong winds while maintaining their visual appeal… Continue Reading