new orleans roofing

New Orleans Summer Roofing Tips Summer is upon us, and the sun is hotter than ever. This blazing sun, as it shines on your roof, could be doing a lot of damage and you don’t even know it. Since your roof is an integral part of your home, keeping it in the best shape is crucial if you want to avoid a hefty repair bill in the future. To keep your roof going strong, here are five helpful tips you can do yourself right now to make sure your roof is in the best condition possible: #1 Check Your Gutters If you have the means to do so, grab a ladder and closely examine your gutters to make sure they are free and clear of any debris. If you notice any leaves, branches or any material that should be there, then, depending on the size of the job, either consider hiring a professional to clean…

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The condition of your home’s roof, siding, gutters and other exterior features plays a major role on curb appeal and pride of ownership. Many of these features also affect energy efficiency, the overall condition of your home, its value and more. With how critical these features are to your home in many ways, you understandably only want to entrust their care to leading roofing New Orleans experts. When you are looking for roofers in New Orleans to assist you with smaller or larger repair and maintenance projects or even for a full installation or replacement service, we are the trusted and dependable local company you want to reach out to. What Our Roofing Experts Can Do for Your Home  Our roofing contractors New Orleans have a full range of skills necessary to complete all types of projects on your home. Local weather conditions can be harsh on your home’s features, and minor or major repair…

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With all the recent storms we’ve been facing in New Orleans Homeowners experienced a wide swath of hail in many areas in the city including Metairie, Kenner, Covington, Slidell and other areas on the North Shore and South Shore of Louisiana. Mike Richardson, a homeowner on the North Shore, only has a few more scoops of debris to collect from his yard left after the massive storms he has seen in the last few days, but he’s worried about his roof and the possibility of hail damage. He contacted his insurance agent and the agent advice them to get his roof checked even if you don’t see any obvious damage from hail. This is sound advice agrees Dean Riordan of All Star Roofing, Inc& Gutters.  It’s always best to be safe when it comes to hail. New Orleans Roof Hail Damage Info Hail damage risk to roofs and the possible ways of minimizing it written…

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Metal roofing is basically a building material that is used to protect the building from wind, moisture and various other exterior-elements. The roofs can either be used on commercial or residential structures and they’re usually available in a wide-variety of finishes and materials. Metal roofing is usually chosen because of its’ attractive appearance, long lifespan and durability. Metal roofing is actually one of the fastest-growing segments when it comes to home improvement. It has more than quadrupled its’ market share-over the past-decade. The advantages offered by metal roofs allow the home owners to upgrade homes with roofs that give a long lasting value. Metal roofing provides the following benefits: A proven performance-expectation of 50 years & more. Beautiful and attractive styles that match your home or the neighborhood. Interlocking panels-for maximum wind resistance. They offer fire resistance. They are energy efficient since they keep your home cool. Low weight which helps in preserving the structural…

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Whether you are building a new house or want to replace an aged or leaking roof, there are important things you need to keep in mind when choosing a new roof to ensure you make the right decision. With the many types of roof and options available, how do you choose the right roof for you? Listed below are 10 important questions to ask before choosing a roof. See our Covington roofing specials. 1. What is the function of this building- You need to consider the long-term purpose and uses of the structure before you shop for a new roof. Choose a roof that will perform optimally with regard to the building’s purpose and mission statement. For example, while a basic roof may suffice for a residential building, an airport reservation hub with computers and other machines in it will require a different roof. Other questions you will need to ask yourself in regard to…

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A good roof is one of the things that can make your house comfortable, safe and strong. However, there is no doubting the fact that there are people who do not even notice it when it is time to look for a new roof. There are times when the current one can get so worn out that it no longer serves the purpose for which it was meant. This is the reason why leading consultants often ask their clients to always check parts of the roof to understand when it is time for a new one. Here are some of the things to keep in mind. A sagging roof deck Regardless of the roof type that you have chosen for your house, you need to look at the roof deck and see if it is still in the right shape. Most of the time, the weight of the entire roof gets the best of the…

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Finding a roofing contractor does not have to be a really difficult activity. However, you do not want to risk getting a bad roofer, now do you? A contractor can be faulty in one of several areas including pricing, design, material used and quality of the work done. In order to find yourself the best roofing contractor there is, here are some of the things you should consider. License and insurance A good contractor will not get offended because you have asked to see their license or get their insurance information. Asking for the license number and insurance details is the professional way to go. It should not be seen as a sign of distrust. You should verify this information that you have been given to find out whether the person is actually a roofing contractor and registered one for that matter. It is important to mention to the contractor that you are going to…

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If you live in the New Orleans / Baton Rouge Louisiana area and are in the market for a new roof, then you already know that a new roof is a big expenditure.  However, what you may not be aware of is that the small choices you make here and there can have a hugh impact on the final cost of your new roof.  How much should you spend for a new roof? Here are some factors to consider when you are planning on buying a new roof in Covington, Mandeville or New Orleans area: Type of Roofing material you will use. The type of roofing material you choose will have a great impact on the overall cost of your roof, as roofing materials vary drastically in price from one to the other.  For example, asphalt shingles may cost you $75 a square foot, while slate can cost you upwards of $2000 a square foot….

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