When it comes to cooling your Louisiana home, chances are good you first think of your HVAC system. That’s natural. It’s what most of us rely on to ensure that high daytime temperatures don’t translate to uncomfortable, even dangerous heat levels within our homes. However, what if there was another way to reduce heat, while

The Urban Heat Island Effect

Chances are good that you have at least heard of the term, “urban heat island”. It applies to just about all urban areas but is particularly applicable in cities like New Orleans and Baton Rouge, where human activities, building density, and a naturally hot and humid environment combine to create serious problems. According to the

Condo Roofing New Orleans

Should I fix or replace my roof? It’s an age old question that every owner of a commercial building will eventually have to ask. If your commercial roofing is done correctly, it can last you up to 20 years. However, if it’s not done correctly, you could be facing repairs very quickly. In fact, sometimes
Dealing with historic buildings in New Orleans takes a lot of local expertise in addition to roofing experience. Over the years, we’ve been proud to complete a number of historic roof renovations in metro New Orleans including quite a few apartment/condo conversion projects. This particular project though was the first time we’ve helped convert a
There never seems to be a “good time” for anything these days.  When’s a good time to take a few weeks off for vacation, or to have a medical procedure done? How about re-roofing your high school? When would be a good time to do that? Summer? Maybe. But something is always happening around campus
If you own a commercial building, chances are every 20 years or so it’s going to need a new roof! Such was the case with one of Metairie’s most identifiable businesses, the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors (NOMAR) building just off the interstate. The roof had reached the end of its useful life. It
A metal roof is a metal roof, right? Not a chance. To the untrained eye, metal roofs might all look alike. But when you learn a bit more about how they’re made and installed, you’ll start to understand why one type of metal roof might cost double or even triple than a different type. That’s
Everybody has been to the French Market down in the Quarter. It’s a great stroll, though maybe a bit touristy these days for locals. What makes the French Market and the whole Jackson Square area great is that it brings us back to a time when New Orleans was a city full of open air
A leaky roof is always a day ruiner for the homeowner. Best case, you catch the problem early and are able to repair or replace the roof before damage occurs. Worst case, you’ve got rotten plywood in your attic and water dripping inside your home ruining your furniture, ceiling, floors and paint. Now, dealing with
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