Homeowner education is vital to the longevity of your home. A successful project starts with a strong understanding of your materials and how to properly use them. Follow along as we talk about metal roofing and siding, what to expect and how it should be installed.
Roof Decking is Critical to Performance!
It’s What’s Under the Shingles that Count!We often encounter problems to roof decking during replacement. Especially, in older homes. Althoughwe try to prepare customers for the cost up front, it can still be a shock when the necessaryreplacements are tallied. We do our best to estimate deck replacement before every job, butsometimes it is just not possible. If you are facing costly roof deck replacement, think about the costsyou will face if you do not […]
The Do’s and Don’ts of Spray Foam Insulation
Spray Foam Do’s and Don’ts More than once we have encountered mold and rot issues with spray foam insulation. The ability of foam insulation to control drafts and lower the energy costs of heating and cooling your home far exceed that of traditional insulation. However, the same ability of spray foam to seal out drafts can also seal in moisture. Careful practice and consideration must be applied during construction and installation to prevent these issues. […]
When Your Insurance Company Gives You a List of ‘Approved Contractors’
“No one can slave for two masters.”In the contracting world, we serve the interests of our customers. At least for most of us that is the case. But for some contractors there are two masters.Let me explain. When a homeowner has damage to an insured piece of property, often the insurance company will “recommend” or provide an “approved” list of contractors. When this happens, the homeowner is usually very appreciative and thankful to the insurance […]
Choosing Home Exterior Colors
What Color Should Your Home Exterior Be?Have you ever seen a house painted pink with purple trim and shutters? I have, and it wasn’t as pretty as you might think. Although everyone is entitled to their own opinion on what they find to be attractive color choices for the exterior of their home, most people tend to try and be considerate of what their neighbors might think as well.Although homes across the country vary greatly […]
What To Do If Your Insurance Company Denies Your Claim
Three Ways to Get Your Storm Damage Covered if Your First Claim is DeniedWhat happens if your insurance company denies your storm damage claim?If you’ve recently had an inspection for storm damage, and your insurance carrier denied the claim, there are a few things you can do:You can call the insurance company and request a reinspection;You can try to substantiate the claim yourself, preferably with evidence and aid of a contractor; or,You can hire a […]
Storm Damage-Who to Call First…
Hey Folks, I just want to start this BLOG by saying thanks for taking the time to visit our website! If you are reading this, that means you are most likely in need of roofing, or exterior home services. We hope through this BLOG to give you all the information you need to make the “Right” decision. Roof It Right, LLC is a company that is working hard to be an industry leader, and although […]
Prepare the Deck or Prepare for Your Roof to Fail!
Choose a Contractor that Knows the Importance of Deck Preparation!In our previous post we discussed why roof decking is important, not just to the longevity of your roof, but also in protecting your investment in your home. Manufacturers of roofing systems and insurance companies are not going to pay for failures of a roofing system or damage to your home caused in part by an improperly installed or out-of-compliance roof.Costs for replacing decking can be […]