Author Archives: indigoGRS

Benefits of Insulating the Exterior of Your House Before Installing Vinyl Siding

Insulation is very beneficial for your home, especially if you’re looking to add value to it. In a few years many homeowners can potentially re coup the cost paid and can add $1000-$1500 in investments. Energy efficiency is also an added bonus to installing new insulation behind the newly installed vinyl siding. Most likely you’ll […]

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This entry was posted in: Lancaster Siding Contractor on April 12, 2017

Remove The Old Roof Or Roof Over

As a Lancaster Roof Contractor I have come across people asking the question: “If I only have one layer of shingles on my roof can I just re-roof over my existing roof? “ People are getting mixed information about this concept. I strongly discourage this practice for the main reason (most professionals don’t mention) which is […]

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This entry was posted in: Lancaster Roofing Contractor on September 12, 2016

Roof Ventilation 101

I often get asked questions about the importance of venting an attic space or void between living space and a roof.  I can’t stress enough how important it is to have good ventilation in your attic.  The best vent systems however are not very effective unless they have somewhere to draw fresh air from (soffit […]

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This entry was posted in: Lancaster Roofing Contractor on February 17, 2015

Cedar Shake and Board & Batten Siding

Help Your House Standout From Your Neighbors Most homeowners are looking for that little extra WOW factor that can make their home stand out from the rest. There is now a chic alternative without having to change the entire exterior of a house. Cedar Shake siding – Wood look without Wood Upkeep Cedar Shake home […]

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This entry was posted in: Lancaster Siding Contractor on June 20, 2014

What Does A Soft Spongy Spot On My Roof Mean?

Often times our houses are the largest single investments you’ll ever make, and it’s important to protect them. Home repairs can become extremely costly if not taken care of as soon as possible. Maintaining the roof of your home is one of the best ways to protect it, especially in areas prone to extreme cold. Hundreds, […]

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This entry was posted in: Lancaster Roofing Contractor on June 29, 2013

What Causes A Roof To Leak?

We Have All Been There It starts to rain and you hear the unmistakable pit pat of a previously unknown leak, or you start noticing patches of damp along your walls, making you want to cry with frustration. There are a number of reasons why your roof could be leaking. But once you know what […]

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This entry was posted in: Lancaster Roofing Contractor on November 25, 2012