It’s here again. That time of year in Michigan when you can tell a poorly insulated roof from all the rest. If you spot icicles hanging from the eaves, it’s likely a sign of heat loss and ground zero for destructive ice dams. Before we look at how to prevent ice dams, let’s understand how
No one wakes up giddy with excitement to pay for a new roof. The simple fact is, the average homeowner replaces their roof about 1.3 times during their lifetime, meaning we’ve all got to do it at some point. With so much paid advertising out there, it can be hard to sift through various
The weather in West Michigan can take a serious toll on your home and your roof. Living in a climate with four seasons and extreme weather patterns, it’s important to understand the short-term and long-term impact that weather can have on your roof. By better understanding how adverse weather impacts your roof, you’ll be able
This past March, almost every company has put out a COVID-19 statement of some kind. We don’t want to fill your inbox or screen with more noise. Yet, COVID-19 affects West Michigan residents, and requires that everyone change and adapt. Our highest priority has always been, and continues to be, protecting our clients. This sounds
How Much Does A New Roof Cost? Your roof could be in need of replacement tomorrow. It could still be hanging on, but you know the time is coming soon. Either way, here you are, searching to find out: Just how much does a new roof cost? There’s some good news and some bad news.
Very few people wake up in the morning saying, “I can’t wait to pay to have my roof replaced today!” Getting your roof repaired or replaced is a necessary maintenance expense that comes around every couple of decades—and it’s never fun. However, if you find a roofing contractor you can trust, the process will be
Shingle manufacturing has come a long way, thanks to technological advancements that have allowed companies like GAF to develop more diverse product lines that offer better visual appeal while taking affordability into account. At Summit Point Roofing, we proudly offer roofing shingles from the GAF Timberline® brand: Timberline HD® and Timberline Ultra HD®.
One of the bigger things you need to prepare for as a homeowner is that, at some point, your residential roofing system will need to be replaced in its entirety. Not all roofing materials have the same expected lifespans, and knowing your roof inside out should be at the top of your priorities. Once you
The roof plays an important role in establishing a structure’s curb appeal. After all, it is the first thing people see when they approach a home. So, when deciding to replace your roof, choosing the right color that will blend well with the other elements of your home’s exterior is imperative. This article offers some
Asphalt shingles remain one of the most sought-after materials for residential roofing. They are lightweight, easy to install and available at relatively low costs. Also, they help ensure that the home is protected against the elements. Asphalt shingles are composed of a base material coated with asphalt and additional ingredients. Learn more about the manufacturing