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February 1, 2023

Spring Cleaning: Roofing Edition

With the spring season right around the corner, homeowners should consider having their roofs checked for possible damage that they may have sustained over the cold winter months. Most people don’t think about cleaning their roofs, but it’s an important part in roof maintenance. Just like roof assessments and regular maintenance for preventative care, a clean roof can actually can help your roof last longer. Here’s how to clean your roof in just 7 easy steps! 1 – Check the […]
January 2, 2023

Winterizing Your Roof This Season

Your roof is susceptible to damage any time of the year, especially during the winter months. Things like snow, ice, and freezing temps, can contribute to roof damage. Moisture can sit on your roof longer during winter weather. Moisture can then seep into your shingles potentially leading to water damage. To prevent this, it’s imperative for homeowners to prep your roof in advance. Here are 6 ways you can winterize your roof.    1 – Inspect your roof The best thing […]
December 6, 2022

7 Ways to Safely Navigate Your Roof

Although it’s always recommended to hire the help of a professional roofing contractor for safety reasons, there may come a time as a homeowner when you’ll find yourself needing to get on your roof. Whether the reason is to check for damage, leaks, or for cleaning your gutters, safety should come first anytime you get onto a roof. Here are 7 ways to ensure you’re putting your safety first while accessing your roof. 1 – Prepare your workspace with a […]
November 1, 2022

What You Need to Know About Your Roof as a New Homeowner

Buying a new home is stressful as is, especially if it’s your first time. As you went through the process of buying a home, it’s likely you learned a lot about what to look for in a home from both your real estate agent and home inspector. Through all of the ins and outs you learned about home buying, what you probably didn’t get was roofing advice. Here’s what you need to know about your roof as a new homeowner. […]
September 29, 2022

Roofing Issues that Could Lead to Roof Damage

Many factors can play into how your roof gets damaged, but roof damage is more than just shingle-related issues. Roof damage can be caused by outside forces like weather or defective / aged roofing materials. For homeowners, it’s important to be aware of the many different types of issues that can impact your roof. Knowing about these issues can help prevent major damage down the line. Here’s a list of common roofing issues homeowners should know about.     Broken or Missing […]
August 9, 2022

The Best Types of Shingles for Texas Roofs

Texas weather is extreme to say the least. The weather can be rough on your roof and can potentially see significant wear and tear over time. This is why it is important to install the right type of shingles able to withstand the Texas elements. Installing a new roof is expensive, so choosing the right type of shingles is beneficial for your wallet and your home investment. Here are the best types of shingles to get for the Texas homeowner. […]
July 13, 2022

Why You Need A New Roof

The most important element of the home is the roof. The roof protects the home from dangerous weather, debris and dirt, extreme temperatures, and more. That is why ensuring you have a new roof ready to protect your home for the years to come is essential. Unsure about whether or not it’s time to replace your roof? Here are some speaking points that highlight why roof replacement is the best option for your home. 1 – Improves Your Home’s Value […]
June 7, 2022

How You Can Protect Your Roof During Severe Weather Season

The primary cause of damage to your roof is weather, and Texas happens to be an area susceptible to extreme weather. Tornados, large hail, damaging winds, flooding, and lightning are weather events familiar to the Texas resident, and the negative impacts to a homeowner’s roof can be significant. The best thing you can do as a homeowner is to become aware of the risks to your roof during storm season, and to partner with a professional to provide preventative maintenance. […]
January 21, 2022

New Year, New Roof Resolution

Have you decided this is the year for Home Improvement? Maybe your roof is on the checklist, but you don’t even know where to start. If you’ve noticed some damage to your roof, you’re probably stuck deciding between two daunting tasks – whether you need to repair or fully replace your roof. Deciding whether to simply repair or completely replace your roof is a tough call to make, especially if (like most people) you know nothing about roofs. Sometimes you […]
October 24, 2021

Do I Need a Roof Repair or Roof Replacement?

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell at first glance whether your roof needs a simple repair or if a complete replacement is needed. The reason being is that sometimes what may look like the need for roof repair may require more investigation to see what is actually going on with the roofing system as a whole. Either way, the best thing to do when trying to determine what is best for your roof is to have it checked out […]
May 7, 2019

What to Know About Apartment Roof Replacement

If you’re a property manager or owner, an apartment roof replacement will be necessary at some point. However, knowing what to expect when seeking out a commercial roofing company can make all the difference. It’s no secret that apartment complex roofs need proper maintenance and repair from time to time. Just as single-family home roofs do. However, given the sheer size of apartments and other commercial roofs, apartment roof replacements tend to be larger projects. As a property manager, if […]
January 2, 2019

Property Management: Finding the Right Commercial Roofing Company

As a property manager, you have the responsibility from your owner to find a roofing company that you can depend on at a reasonable cost. So how do you find the right one for your property management company? Well, it all starts with research and seeking out a dependable roofing company who has proven experience in commercial roofing. Start Smart as a Property Management Company in San Antonio Many times property managers face issues with premature roof failure in their […]
June 26, 2018

4 Musts for Apartment Roofing

As a property owner, it is your job to ensure your tenants are living in a well-maintained apartment that meets their needs. Installing and maintaining apartment roofing is a major part of doing so. When you have a quality roof that has been properly cared for, it is an investment that will protect your residents and property for decades. However, apartment roofing (much like any other roofing) will face inevitable damage from the elements. The roof is the part of […]