What You Need To Know If Pigeons Roost On Your Roof
12 May 2016
If you notice pigeons roosting on your roof, it will be important for you to install deterrent devices to keep them away. Pigeons can damage roofing materials and clog your gutters and downspouts. Here's what you need to know.
Pigeon Droppings Damage Roofing
Bird droppings are really a combination of poop and uric acid, which is the white goo. Uric acid can damage your roofing material, especially asphalt shingles. When the acid damages the asphalt shingles, your roof will become more susceptible to leaks.
Is Moss Bad For Your Cedar Shake Roof?
27 April 2016
During the spring, cedar shake roofs in cool, wet climates may develop a growth of moss on their surface. This can be troubling for the homeowners. Knowing what moss can do to your roof and how to prevent moss from returning can help you maintain your property this spring.
Is moss bad for your cedar shake roof?
Yes, moss is bad for your cedar shake roof. Cedar is naturally decay resistant, however, moss will hold soil and moisture against a cedar shake roof, which can cause the wood to deteriorate over time.
Lawn-Free Landscaping Ideas
19 April 2016
Does the idea of constantly mowing a front lawn sound like a less than ideal way to spend your time? For some people lawn care is enjoyable, but for others it feels like a waste of time. If you see a lawn as a pointless waste of space, water, and time, there are other options that can be just as attractive – if not more so. The following ideas can inspire you.
Three Things To Look For When Inspecting A French Drain System
8 April 2016
If you're a homeowner who is installing a French drain system in your yard, you're taking a great step toward keeping your yard and home safe from being overwhelmed by rainwater. But as simple as French drains are, they aren't maintenance-free. They do need periodic inspection to ensure they aren't failing and haven't become damaged. Here are three things you need to have the drain system inspected for on a regular basis.