Here in New Orleans, we know a few things are true. First, Mardi Gras is everything. Second, it’s always a great day when the Saints win. And third, it can be bright and sunny one minute, and pouring down rain the next. Many New Orleans homeowners and commercial building owners assume that because their roof

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
Not only is fixing a faulty roof an expensive affair, it’s also highly inconvenient to say the least, so getting your roof built right the first time will save you a lot of headaches down the road. However, sometimes things go wrong, more often when you’ve tried to cut corners with cost. Schedule your roof
A hurricane or other strong storm can do excessive damage to the roof of your house. That is why it is important to carry out both pre-storm and post-storm checks. Both high speed winds and significant rainfall have implications on the safety and structure of your building and can cause leaks. Leaks can, in turn,
Have you heard of storm chasers? No, we’re not referring to the people who track the latest thunderstorms and tornados for video footage. Instead, we’re talking about those guys who show up at your front doorstep after a major storm. They seem to come out of nowhere and can be seen knocking on doors all
What have you always wanted to know about your roof but haven’t had the chance to ask? If the topic of residential roofing makes your head spin, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Read on to get your biggest questions about roof maintenance and damage answered. My Roof Looks Fine to Me. Why Should I
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
Find out why a professional roof inspection is well worth the money and recommended by insurance companies twice a year. Everyone wants a solid roof over their head, but do you know for certain that you have one? Or if you are buying a new house or commercial building, are you sure that the roof
Read this article to find out what to do if you suspect you may have a roof leak. We’ll tell you where to start looking and what you should do if you find a leak. If you wait until there is a large water stain visible on your ceiling, you have waited much too long