Why Vinyl Is The Perfect Awning Material
19 December 2017
Installing an awning, whether it is permanent or retractable, is a great investment. Even small, simple awning can provide some valuable shade to your window fixtures. They can reduce the amount of time that the sun hits your windows or large glass doors, drastically cutting solar absorption. They can also protect your windows from the impact of debris falling from your trees. Most importantly, an awning can provide shade to your patio and other spaces on your exterior, making them more enjoyable.
Tips To Help You Prevent Roof Ice Dam Formation This Winter
13 November 2017
Ice dam formation on your roof can be a wintertime problem if you live in a northern climate. When snow melts on your roof and freezes at its edges into a layer of ice, the ice builds up thicker and thicker, growing under your shingles and causing damage. Although this occurrence can make your home look beautiful, you should take some steps to prevent and remedy the problem. Here are some tips to help you accomplish this.
3 Common Garage Door Problems You Can Repair On Your Own
11 October 2017
Garage doors play an important role in protecting your cars and valuables from the environment and burglars, yet it is common for people to ignore small problems with their garage door. Unfortunately, when small problems are ignored, they may become a more serious problem later on. But, if you are like many other homeowners, the last thing you want to do is call a garage door repair company, and in many cases, the problem doesn't require the help of a professional garage door repair technician.
Common Problems With Household Roofing Trusses
8 September 2017
If you're experiencing problems with the trusses used in your home's construction, you may be wondering exactly what could have caused it. Before you call in a contractor or truss company to deal with it, it's helpful to at least have some idea of what you're dealing with. Here are a few common reasons for problems with wood trusses.
Web Member Modification
The web members placed in the center of the trusses serve as compression and tension for the structure, helping to balance the load of the roof.