Hail is kind of weird if you think about it. Chunks of frozen rain fall from the sky, and often wreak havoc on our lives. These strange storms do a lot of damage. In fact, around $1.6 billion is spent on hail damage annually, according to the Federal Alliance of Safe Homes. While you’re cozied
Hurricane season is upon us, so the roofing experts at JOI put together some tips to help you prepare, and get out in front of possible roof damage. We hope you don’t have any, so keep these in mind to help prepare your roof before the first drop of rain falls!
Roofs are one of the last places many of us think about when performing maintenance on our homes or businesses. It makes sense. They do all the hard work quietly in the background without asking for much attention. Of course, until they do. Then, you’ve got big problems. Big, expensive problems. Add hurricane season into
Hurricane season is a part of life for most Louisiana residents. High winds, frequent weather updates and a lot of “wait and see” mark this time of year. Once you’ve experienced a handful of seasons as a homeowner, you may be ready to let your guard down. Think again. Unless you want a damaged, leaky
The wintertime is always unpredictable, especially in our area, and just when you think it’s going to be an easy one, you may find that it was much more trying than the year before. A breath of fresh air is on the way as spring often comes quickly and hides right around the corner. Before
Thankfully, with the appearance of the azalea buds, we know that spring is starting to creep up right around the corner. Although it may come as a surprise to some, the year is already flying by and what that means for you as a homeowner is that it is time to check on your roof.
Building practices are constantly evolving, especially with respect to roofs. As the cost of energy continues to rise, many homeowners and business owners are realizing how much money they can save by having energy-efficient roofs. If you’re a person that’s been saddled by high energy bills, then perhaps you’d like to know a little bit
Although not as common as it once was, slate is still used as a roofing material for many new homes, and it is still present throughout the New Orleans area as a beautiful complement to many of our historical buildings. As a roofing material, slate actually has a fairly interesting history. So, we thought we’d
Those who own commercial buildings know just how important it is to take care of every aspect of that building if they hope to remain in business. A company with a leaky roof could find that they have tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to products and equipment if they aren’t careful. A
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