According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the typical American home loses power once or twice annually, with outages lasting about three hours on average. However, those caused by severe weather events can last anywhere between days and weeks. Either way, outages can be inconvenient and can even be dangerous under certain circumstances. This […]
Water is an essential element of life, but too much of it in the wrong place can result in extensive damage. That’s why the roof on top of your home or business keeps water from coming inside. Repelling water is achieved using either a water-shedding or water-resistant roofing system. These two roof types might sound […]
Given roofs are built to last, it’s only natural for a homeowner to expect their roofing system to weather any storm. Unfortunately, after years of exposure to the elements, compounded by lack of maintenance, damage builds up, resulting in roofing issues. In a fit of panic, anything can seem like an urgent concern, but what […]
Every time a big storm hits, there’s always an expectation that a power outage might occur. It can be frustrating if that happens because there’s no certainty as to when electricity will be back on in your home. With a standby generator, however, your investments are protected, and your family’s sanity is preserved. But you […]
The winter weather can take its toll on your roof, potentially causing leaks. That’s why homeowners should inspect and maintain their roof before the start of winter. Here’s how to prevent them during this colder season.