Roofing Regulations Your Contractor Might be Overlooking

The roof is one of the most important structures of your home. It’s something that protects you from all the harsh elements and gives you shelter. Unfortunately, it’s also a structure that most people know little about. Homeowners usually trust contractors to know what they’re doing. They put a lot of effort into finding the right contractor, and generally assume …

Are Solar Panels a Good Idea for Your New Roof? Google Knows

Just about everyone has gotten onto Google Maps and searched their address to catch a glimpse of the satellite picture of their home. Perhaps you’ve done it too, and found it a little bit surreal to see that Google had an accurate picture of your house online. However, now it seems that Google is putting that data to good use …

The Big E Tips For Directions and Parking

Major Home Improvements is excited about the Big E once again this year. We are big fans of the exposition and visit every single year. After years of visiting we learned a few tips to avoid traffic and find cheap and close parking. Her are a few direction and parking tips for all you New Englanders and New Yorkers. Big …

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 …

Save Money on Gutters with a Rain Diverter

Installing gutters on your home can be a major expense, not to mention a large-scale project that many homeowners simply do not want to deal with. If you do not have gutters installed, however, heavy rain and melting snow can result in flooding of the steps or sidewalks around your house – this can create a dangerous situation. Luckily, there …