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 …

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 …