Metal Roofing vs. Shingles

04/09/2019

Whether you’re building a new home or replacing your current roof, there are several important factors to consider that will impact your roofing decisions. Today’s homeowners have many roofing options available, making the task of research and ultimately decision making a challenging one.

Roofing Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agent When Buying a Home

03/26/2019

Purchasing a home is an exciting time. Whether you are buying your first home or you have purchased a home in the past, there are many details and questions that are critical to ensure you are getting the best price and minimizing potential issues or costs.

Buying a home is not the time to be shy. You should be asking questions throughout the process — particularly questions of your real estate agent, your mortgage lender, and the sellers’ real estate agents.

Ask, ask, and then ask some...

How Much Does the Average Roof Replacement Cost?

03/12/2019

You made a massive investment when you purchased your home. Whether you’ll be living there for five years or 50 years, your home will provide you with safety, security and comfort.

While your initial home investment was significant, owning a home significantly broadens the scope of your household responsibilities and therefore increases your expenses.

Don't Build a New Home Without Considering These 3 Roofing Realities

02/26/2019

There are hundreds of decisions that come with building a new home. From the light fixtures and kitchen counters to the color of paint and type of grass, every nook and cranny of your new home demands your involvement.

With so many decisions to consider on the ground level alone, would it be that bad if you just tacked on a cookie-cutter roof?

Spring Maintenance for Your Roof

02/12/2019

You’ve heard the old adage about things looking worse before they start looking better, right? As winter turns to spring, that idea could not be truer of your roof.

 

Roof maintenance isn’t always a pretty process, but it is especially necessary this time of year. After the threats of snow and ice have passed, and all of the dead leaves and limbs have fallen to make room for new growth, you’ll need to clean up the remnants of winter that Mother Nature left behind on your roof.

 

But where to...

Roof Replacement or Roof Repair? How to Make the Right Call

01/29/2019

If you have owned a home for very long, you know that there are many different issues that can surface from time to time. Specifically, there are quite a few different scenarios for homeowners that can warrant roof repair or roof replacement.

Whether you’ve spotted something that doesn’t look quite right, or you have a noticeable problem inside your home that you expect is coming from the roof, quick identification of roof issues can provide flexibility when making a decision.

Real Estate Tips: Roof-related Selling Points to Share with Potential Buyers

01/15/2019

After you’ve found a buyer their dream home, few things are worse than hearing that clients discovered critical roofing issues after moving into their new homes — especially issues that can cost tens of thousands of dollars to repair or replace. Finding a roof inspection partner who will provide honest, trustworthy assessments (Yes, we do that!) can help protect your clients from catastrophe, or give them peace of mind as they move into their dream homes.

Before you even get to the...

Safety Tips for Using Equipment on Your Roof

01/08/2019

Diligent homeowners and DIYers relish the opportunity to take care of their homes whenever possible. This oftentimes includes ascending the roof to remove leaves, repair shingles, fix leaks or even replace the entire roof.

Although we always recommend consulting with an expert for large-scale roofing projects, sometimes smaller projects can be handled safely on your own.

Tips for Safely Ascending Your Roof

12/18/2018

While we always recommend getting a professional roofer to inspect your roof (it's FREE with Joye Roofing, you know), we know that many homeowners can't help but take matters into their own hands and survey their roof for themselves.

 

If that's you, our main piece of advice is to stay safe. Here are some safety tips worth following when you decide to scale that ladder and investigate your roof.

8 Steps to a Successful Roof Replacement

12/04/2018

Replacing a roof is a big commitment for any homeowner. Even if you're paying another roofer in Columbia to do it, you should still understand the re-roofing process from beginning to end. After all, your roof is your first line of defense against severe weather and also your home's biggest asset.

 

Familiarizing yourself with the steps needed to properly replace the roof on your home will ensure a successful roof replacement with no major construction or financial surprises along the way.

Author

Derek Joye has been roofing homes and businesses in the Midlands for over 10 years.