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“Do I Need A New Roof?” Bay Area Roofing Experts Weigh In

In an ideal world, you would wait years -- if not an eternity -- before calling a Bay Area roofing consultant to work on your home. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Surprising Reasons to Install a Skylight or Sun Tube

As an East Bay homeowner or business owner, you're considering installing a skylight or two during your remodeling project. Here are 4 reasons to “make the leap” and get the work done. Read the rest of this entry »

Solar Tiles and Shingles: The Solution to Your East Bay Area Energy Needs?

Could the strategic purchase and deployment of East Bay solar tiles radically chop down your energy bill and give you peace of mind? Read the rest of this entry »

Prepping Your Roof for Rainy Season in Bay Area – 5 Tips

Here are 5 tips to prep your roof for the wet weather of winter 2012/2013. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Common Types of Roofs

Your choice of roofing material for your San Francisco home or Bay Area business can profoundly influence not only your maintenance repair costs for years to come but also the likelihood (or not) that your home will stand up to gusting winds, heavy downpours, and pestilential invaders of all sizes. Read the rest of this entry »

New Roof Versus Overlaying the Second Roof: Which is the Better Choice?

Perhaps your roof got damaged months ago in a winter storm, or maybe the years have simply taken its toll on your roof, resulting in leaks and discoloration and who knows what other damage. So what should you do? Overlay your current roof or get a new roof? Read the rest of this entry »

Get Off That Couch and Go Clean Those Gutters!

The time to clean your gutters is now. Just 15 to 20 minutes of maintenance can help you side step extremely expensive home repairs down the line and protect your most precious material investment against the ravages of water damage, mold, structural instability, infestations, and so forth. Read the rest of this entry »

The 2012 Builder Brand Use Study Ranks GAF Asphalt Shingles #1 in Quality

North America’s biggest roofing manufacturer, GAF, finished in first place for “quality” in the Annual Builder Brand Use Study. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Avoid Disaster When Maintaining Your Roof

As if homeowners didn't already have enough to worry about – foreclosures, crazy winter weather, etc. – we also need to consider the perils that come hand-in-hand with maintaining clean, safe, non-leaky roofs. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Solar Technology Worthless During the Cold, Dark Winter?

Are solar panels effective during the winter months? You might intuitively be led to believe that, because winter months are colder, solar panels won’t get as much “energy,” and thus will not be able to heat your home or run your property effectively. Read the rest of this entry »