Why Does your Roof Cave In?

This winter, Massachusetts saw over 100 roof collapses (either full or partial). So many residences and business were affected by this that the state government released Roof Collapse Safety Information to the public. Your roof is particularly susceptible to collapse in the winter months. Roof replacement in Westfield, MA can be expensive and in some cases, unavoidable. However, if you’re …

What Type of Plywood Should You Use on Your Roof

Roofs are framed with rafters that run from the peak of the rood to the eaves. These rafters are covered in a sheathing that consists of either plywood or oriented strand board. Plywood is typically used for sheathing because it’s water resistant, provides great structural stability and is low cost. However, oriented strand board is another favorite. It costs less …

Matching Shingles to the Color of your Home

The shingle color and the siding color play a very important role when it comes to the exterior appearance of your home. You might have accents like window shutters, lights, and other such installations, but nothing can really compete with the dominance of both the shingles and siding. Naturally, you need to choose colors that make your home look flattering …