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How Do You Know When Your House Needs a New Roof?

How Do You Know When Your House Needs a New Roof?

Roofs need to be repaired, or even replaced, immediately when they stop doing their job. The job, keeping out water, sounds simple, but there are many parts to the roof and many ways they can go wrong. Knowing the signs of when this breakdown is happening is vital to...
What Is a Drip Edge and Why Do I Need It On My Home?

What Is a Drip Edge and Why Do I Need It On My Home?

Details matter. Cutting corners, or in this case edges, can create big headaches later. A drip edge is a very simple concept: It is a strip of metal flashing installed along the edge of your roof at the point where water drips off. And you need it to protect your roof...
Is Leaving Pine Straw On My Roof Bad For My Home?

Is Leaving Pine Straw On My Roof Bad For My Home?

North Carolina is known as “the land of the longleaf pine” because of the abundance of pine trees in our state, especially the loblolly pine, eastern white pine and, of course, the longleaf pine. But while they are a source of pride and beauty, when it comes to your...
Home Insulation

Home Insulation

  Winter is here and so are higher utility bills.  There are ways that you can save on rising energy costs and adding insulation in your attic is one of the main ways.  First, hire a professional that knows the right way to install insulation within the attic...