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Houston dodged a bullet this past weekend when New Orleans took the brunt of Tropical storm/Hurricane Barry’s force. However, we just got lucky, as our city is no stranger to getting hit by several tropical storms and hurricanes each year. This is why having a healthy roof is of utmost importance, as the roof is your home’s first line of defense against extreme weather conditions.
Heavy winds and rain, extreme heat, and hail are common to a Houston summer and can wreak havoc on your roof, causing major storm roof damage. In addition, falling tree limbs and debris picked up by strong winds can severely dent your roof and rip off its shingles.
With the hurricane season close to being in full swing, now is t...
In an unregulated industry such as roofing, some of the most egregious home improvement scams are run by rip-off artists posing as roofers. This has left an unfortunate blemish on the roofing contractor industry, as reputable roofing companies such as Amstill Roofing, are left to deal with an unfairly tarnished image because so many consumers have been ripped-off. Here are some tips from our Houston roofing company on how to avoid getting ripped off by less-than-savory Houston roofing companies:
Even if you truly need roof repair or roof replacement, it’s not wise to do business with a roofer who contacts you uninvited. These are so-called "roofers" are usually running roofing scams. Reputable roofers such as our Houston ...
Houston is no stranger to extreme weather conditions. This is why having a healthy roof is so important to protecting your home. If you have a healthy roof, it should be able to withstand anything the weather throws its way. Unfortunately, many roofs begin to deteriorate way too early, thus requiring roof repair or a full roof replacement. This is due mostly to poor quality of shingles and shoddy workmanship. If you have asphalt shingles on your roof, here are signs that indicate your shingles may be weakened and on their last legs, even if it’s well before their expected 15- to 20-year life span:
Houston’s brutal summer is upon us in full force and chances are, you have your air conditioning unit working hard. It is during this time that people often notice that their energy bills seem higher than the previous summer. If this is the case with you, it may be because of damages to your roof. Cracks and breaks in your roof can compromise your home’s insulation, forcing your air conditioning system to work harder and expend more energy to cool your home.
The best way to be sure of your roof’s condition is to schedule a free roof inspection from our Houston roofing company. During this inspection, one of our expert, Houston roofers will come to your home and conduct a thorough and detailed inspection of your roof to see if there are any problems. If your roof is nearing or has surpassed the twenty-year mark, more t...
With the hurricane season just around the corner, now is the time to make sure your roof is ready to withstand the onslaught of extreme weather conditions likely to occur during a Houston summer.
Having a strong, stable roof is of the utmost importance to protecting your home, as the roof is your home’s first line of defense against whatever the weather brings your way. Heavy winds and rain, extreme heat, and hail are all common to a Houston summer and can cause major storm roof damage. In addition, flying debris and falling tree limbs caused by heavy winds can rip off roof shingles and severely dent your roof.
If your roof is old or showing signs of weakness, it very well could have already sustained some type of storm roof damage, even severe damage.
Your roof is paramount to your home’s safety and security, as it is your home’s first line of defense against Houston’s various weather conditions. Therefore, it’s important to make sure your roof is in good condition. The following are some tips from Amstill Roofing on how to ensure that your Houston roof is ready to protect your home at all times.
Your home’s gutters and drains are important safety components of your home, as they help keep rainwater from pooling up on your roof. Without gutters and drains, rainwater would have nowhere to go, thus causing serious structural damage to your roof. The gutters and drains ensure that the rainwater is channeled away from the base of your home. However, gutters and drains can often become clogged from things such as: leaves, bird’s nests, and other types of debris.
Houston is a city well-known for its friendly people and top-notch international cuisine. Unfortunately, our great city is also known for its extreme weather conditions. In addition to hurricanes and heavy rain, our summer heat is the stuff of legend.
This past week, the crazy Houston heat came back with a vengeance. Temperatures hit well into the 90s with triple digits likely to occur any day now.
Heat can shrink your roof’s shingles, thus causing the nails that hold the shingles in place to loosen. When this occurs, the shingles may begin to blister and crack, while raising up. Raised shingles often necessitate at least a partial roof replacement.
Heat that rises up through the attic can cause blisters and...
Now that summer is upon us, the kids are out of school and the vacation you and your family have been planning all year is just around the corner. A great time to have our expert roofers work on your roof is while you and your family are away on vacation and the house is empty. At Amstill Roofing, we promise to finish all projects in no more than two days, with most projects being completed in one day.
Roof repair and roof replacement can be a noisy affair. Sounds such as: workers walking back and forth on the roof, nails and screws getting hammered into wood, and buzzing power tools do not make for a peaceful environment. However, these things are necessary to ensure that you get the best roof. This is why scheduling ...