Restoring Historic Roofs

Restore Historic Roofs

Diagnosing the State of a Historic Roof The process begins with a visual assessment. Professionals look for signs of wear and deterioration such as missing, broken, or slipping roof tiles or shingles. They carefully survey the entire roof surface, noting any irregularities or anomalies in the materials. The underlying structure—rafters, trusses, and sheathing—must also be […]

Identifying and Fixing Common Gutter Problems

Fix Gutter

Clogged Gutters The primary role of a gutter system is to channel rainwater away from the outer walls and foundation of your home. Clogged gutters disrupt this pathway, causing water to overflow and spill over the sides. It steadily erodes the integrity of your home’s foundation, similar to how unchecked drips of water can eventually […]

Concrete Repair Techniques for a Durable Foundation

Concrete Repair

Epoxy Injection Epoxy injection is a method whereby epoxy resin is injected into cracks within concrete to achieve a restored, pre-damage state. It acts to bond the cracked surfaces together, effectively welding the concrete to behave once more as a single entity. This cements the overall structure, giving back its initial strength and preventing water […]

The Importance of Proper Drainage Systems in Waterproofing

Waterproofing Drainage System

Drainage solutions may seem like an additional step in the construction or maintenance of your house, but they are the core of effective waterproofing. The primary purpose of any drainage system is to channel water away from the structure. Without it, even the strongest waterproofing barriers are susceptible to failure, as water invariably finds its […]

Methods and Benefits of Waterproofing Your Home

Waterproofing Home

Water intrusion can be devastating to a building’s structure. The damage it causes goes beyond unsightly stains and can lead to mold growth, wood rot, and even foundational damage. Therefore, waterproofing your home it’s a necessary step in protecting your investment. The process of waterproofing involves creating a barrier on surfaces that are susceptible to […]

Balcony and Deck Waterproofing

Deck Waterproofing

When water is allowed to penetrate the surface of a balcony or a deck, it can lead to various adverse effects. In the case of wooden structures, prolonged exposure to moisture can cause the wood fibers to swell, weaken, and ultimately rot. This degradation compromises its structural integrity, potentially making your deck unsafe to use. […]

Innovative Roof Repair Techniques and Strategies

Roof Repair Strategies

Infrared Thermography Infrared Thermography is a non-invasive tool utilized in the industry for detecting areas of damage or weakness within a roofing system. When objects absorb heat, they radiate this heat back as infrared energy. This emitted energy is invisible to the naked eye but can be ‘seen’ or detected using specialized equipment designed for […]

Membrane Roofing Systems – TPO, PVC, and EPDM Compared

Membrane Roofing Systems - TPO, PVC, and EPDM Compared

Membrane roofing systems have been at the forefront of flat and low-slope roofing solutions for decades. Unlike traditional shingled roofs, membrane systems offer a seamless covering that can defend against water leaks and withstand harsh environmental conditions. The most common types of membrane roofing materials in use today are Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), […]

Which One of Roofing Styles Is Right for Your Building

Roofing Styles

Gabled Roofs A Gabled roof referred to as a pitched or peaked roof, is characterized by its straightforward design and distinctive, triangular shape. This iconic model includes two sloping sides that meet at a top ridge, forming a ‘peak’. The remaining sides of the roof are sealed with walls that reach up to the peak, […]

Roofing Tips for Cold Weather Climates

Roofing Tips for Cold Weather Climates

Understanding cold weather risks to your roof marks the first step in reinforcing your home against the potential ravages of winter. As temperatures plummet, roofs bear the brunt of the elements, contending with issues that can compromise their structural integrity and lead to costly repairs or even premature replacement if not properly managed. Ice dams […]