Reduce Roof Maintenance

A roof is a very important, and expensive, part of your home. It not only protects the household, but everything under and in it. Maintaining your roof is the best way to ensure this defense. Atlas Roofing’s StormMaster® Slate and StormMaster Shake shingles have high performance and durability features that can help your roof battle the …

How to Create Curb Appeal – Landscaping Tips

Spring is the perfect time to redesign your home’s scenery for summer. Trimming, planting and a whole lot of sweating can go into landscaping but will have a large payoff. Here are a few helpful tips to lead you from ordinary yard to eye-catching curb appeal. The Perfect Height One important tip to having a …

How Often Should I Inspect My Asphalt Roof | Sunset Ridge Exteriors | Madison

How Often Should I Inspect My Asphalt Roof

The average asphalt roof lasts anywhere from 15-20 years. Factors affecting the lifespan of your roof include the manufacturing process, installation methods, and techniques, proper (or improper) ventilation, as well as the climate and weather patterns where you live Harsh sun, heavy snow or rain, and hail can all negatively affect the lifespan of your …

Common Problems of Poor Roof Ventilation | Sunset Ridge Exteriors | Madison

Common Problems of Poor Roof Ventilation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Proper roof and attic ventilation are important parts of your roof system. Roof venting, when properly installed, helps push heat and moisture out of your attic and pull in fresh air. When adequate venting is installed it reduces the temperature differential between the air inside and outside of your attic. This can reduce the …

Hail Damage Myths | Sunset Ridge Exteriors | Madison

Hail Damage Myths

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “I have to file a claim ASAP for my insurance to cover damage”: The first thing to remember when dealing with your home is that most companies give you a year to file a claim with your insurance. While that doesn’t mean wait 10 months before checking for damage, it does mean that you …

3 Things To Look For In a Roof Before Buying a New Home | Sunset Ridge Exteriors | Madison

3 Things To Look For In a Roof Before Buying a New Home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When looking for a new home to call yours, you want to be sure to inspect all areas of the house especially the roof. The roof is one of the main parts of a home’s exterior, and having it fully inspected by yourself or a professional will save you money and problems in a …