When your asphalt shingle roof starts leaking or shingles start peeling, you have a decision to make. Should you have the roof repaired or is it time to replace it entirely? The distinction is not always a clear one. To help determine which is the better choice for you, follow these guidelines.
How old is your roof?
Over 20 Years: The average asphalt shingle roof has a life expectancy of about 20 years.
Going green and investing in a new asphalt shingle roof are not mutually exclusive. Whether you are going with asphalt due to cost, appearance, or HOA requirements on roofing materials, you can still make some decisions that help asphalt be an eco-friendly option. The following tips can help you with this goal.
Tip #1: Upgrade your underlayment
When it comes to installing a green roof with thin asphalt shingles, the underlayment plays an important role.
If you've recently moved your business into a building with an aging parking lot, having this lot repaired or repaved may be first on your list of priorities, especially if your customers tend to come from far and wide to visit you. However, the decision of how to best repave a parking lot in need of repair can be a hotly debated one, and you may find yourself nearly overwhelmed with the various options before you.
Renovating your kitchen to help give you extra storage space, or just to upgrade it to look a little more modern doesn't have to cost you a lot of money. There are some things you can do, some are even DIY projects you can do in a single day. See below for some of these kitchen renovations.
New countertops can change the entire look of your kitchen. If you have older countertops, or if your counters are damaged or broken, installing new countertops is a good update to make to your kitchen.
Are you like many other property owners who ignore their heating systems until the systems show signs that they need to be repaired? If so, the following should help you to understand why heating maintenance is important. Even one skipped winter of maintenance can cause significant problems for you and your heating system.
Dirt can accumulate on different parts of your heating system such as the blower blades. This buildup can negatively impact efficiency, which can cause higher heating costs.