Water Damage Not Always Preventable

Even under the best defenses, home water damage from flooding may not be avoidable. When enough rain falls such that the local Charlotte creeks rise and flood, some homes are […]

Attic Ventilation Tips By Gil Strachan

With regard to summer cooling, I was prompted to peck out a few words on attic ventilation. In addition to keeping us warm, and preventing condensation & mildew in the […]

Remove the Complex From Cost-Efficient Roof Replacement

If anyone ever claimed that cost-efficient roof replacement is simple, turn your back and head in the other direction. Getting the best pricing while still ensuring quality roof installation doesn’t […]

Clogged Gutters, Leaky Faucets, and Other Mosquito-Favorable Environments

Mosquito prevention: the core process that helps avoid the risk of West Nile virus and other mosquito-related infections. Although any time of day can be mosquito time, dusk and dawn […]

Seasonal Attention Prevents Roof Problems Charlotte

Although many roof problems are easy to fix they are typically ignored until damage has accumulated into a costly Charlotte roof repair expense. Sure. Addressing household maintenance issues can be […]

Hiring a Charlotte Roofer

There are about as many Charlotte roofing contractors to choose from as there are doctors, and I suggest you take the same care in choosing your roofing contractor as you […]

Accidental Electrocution Listed In OSHA 2013 “Fatal Four” Report

In order to avoid accidental electrocution during home roof repairs, homeowners should learn and follow OSHA warnings pertaining to electrical safety. Whether repairing a roof leak or repairing a leak […]

Value-added Charlotte Exterior Solutions At Reasonable Prices

Buying a new roof in Charlotte, replacing the roof on an older Charlotte home, or upgrading worn siding is one of the most important investments a Charlotte homeowner can make. […]

Charlotte NC – Not Just America’s Second Largest Financial Center

When your family is ready to relocate, Charlotte NC may provide the best well-rounded opportunity for a growing family, a single lifestyle, or seniors with an eye for pleasant retirement […]

Let vinyl siding preserve the underlying structure of your historic Charlotte property.

If you are fortunate enough to own a historic property in Charlotte that has a wood frame, you are also aware of how labor-intensive wood maintenance can be. Even when […]

Fire, Shock, and Leaking Roofs

Leaking roofs increase the structural potential of electrical fire hazards. Even roof leaks that appear minor on the surface can result in serious home damage such as an accumulated growth […]

Clogged Gutters Among Common Causes For Charlotte Home Wood Rot

Despite all efforts taken to protect your Charlotte home from rotting wood, in all likelihood some measure of decay fungi is currently at work on your home. It can happen […]

Necessity of Ladder Safety When Performing Charlotte Roofing Services

Performing Charlotte roofing services without practicing essential ladder safety can result in serious personal injury. Simple common sense precautions may prevent you and your family from having to endure the […]

Ice Dams: Which Comes First, the Law of Gravity or an Unstable Roof?

Before dipping into the depths of this particular Charlotte roofing tip, Zimmerman Enterprises Kanga Roofing of Charlotte would like you to consider a strange phenomenon concerning ice dams: Water doesn’t […]

Universal Focus on Historic Structures, Including Network-Wide Roof Repair Charlotte

In 2006, the General Assembly appropriated $222 million plus toward the repairs and renovations of ECSU, NCCU and UNCA (1). The allocated funds included $600,000 toward roof replacement at the […]

Charlotte Roof Repair: Tricky If Not Correctly Diagnosed

Correctly diagnosing your need for a roof repair Charlotte expert can be tricky. Not all signs of roof trouble are obvious to homeowners. Finding the right solution compounds the issue. […]

Siding Repairs Service – Importance of a Written Home Improvement Contract

A siding repairs service contract defines the terms of agreement between you and a given siding contractor. Although some homeowners and contractors are willing to come to terms via a […]

Six Wonderful Tips For Avoiding The Cost of Professional Roof Service

Although professional roof service remains among the most reasonably priced areas of exterior home improvement, following these tips can help you save even more cash. Roofing-related horror stories abound wherein […]

Decking Material – Distinctions in Decks Styling

Decking material, not always an obvious choice. Having a deck in your home provides a comfortable place to stay when you want to enjoy the outside environment. It can also […]

6 Pre-Construction Stages As You Plan New Deck Projects

Decks constructed without forethought… Ugly. Short-lived. And Untrustworthy. We’ve all seen it, the results of what can happen if a homeowner fails to plan new deck projects. Complications develop. Poor […]

Repairing Roof Damage – Simple Advice From a Charlotte Roofer

Weather in the Charlotte/Gastonia area can be erratic and damaging to roofs and other home components. Rain, sleet, snow, and hail come at random intervals, in season and out. Many […]

Roof Protection – Dealing With High Winds

Weather related home damage, including flooding and roof destruction, is no stranger to the Metrolina region of North and South Carolina. Thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and powerful winds have wrecked havoc […]

Roof Damage — Eliminating the Causes

Damages to a roof can have many causes. Some of the causes of roof damage are connected to the type of roof you have on your Charlotte home. Whether you […]

What Happens In Homes Without Proper Roof Ventilation?

One of the most important aspects of the way your Charlotte roof is designed and built is proper ventilation. You simply cannot over-estimate its importance.  What happens when a roof […]

Home Protection – Install the Right Roofing Material

Whether installing a new roof or re-covering an existing roof, you need to make certain that you select the right roofing material for your home. Your choice of materials affects […]

Electrical Fatalities Makes 2013 OSHA “Fatal Four”

From home roofing to basement remodeling, the risk of electrical fatalities cannot be ignored. Water and electricity do not make good company. And whether you are working in a wet […]

Before Replacing your Roof, Read This

Before jumping in with a complete roof replacement, you need to make sure that a less costly repair or simple maintenance process is not the better solution. Annual roof inspections […]