Recent Blog Posts

Job Site Tips: Good Roofing Practices

Job Site Tips: Good Roofing Practices Build roofs and flashing with a slope of at least 1/4” per foot Provide at least a 4” overlap of flashing to prevent wind-driven rain Provide counterflashing at least 8” above the roofing surface Good roof ventilation protects the underside of the roof Always use the correct size nails Make sure the skylight is designed for the pitch of the roof Always follow manufacturer’s specs

Wood and Paint Adhesion

Whether the home is new construction or purchased from a previous owner, painting its exterior is the first step toward making it your home. Likewise, if you’re looking to sell the house, an attractive exterior paint job goes a long way toward creating “curb appeal.

Choosing Caulks and Sealants

When choosing the right caulk and sealants for your next job, it’s important to take into account a product’s specific qualities: flexibility, adhesion, paintability and service life. Selecting the wrong product for the application can cost you in production time and callbacks.

Back Door Ideas

Nearly all homes have at least two entrances. The front door and the back door. Front doors can be beautiful --in many cases a focal point for your home. They are the epitome of form. Backdoors, however, represent the way the homeowners live. They are all about function.