In a previous post we talked about ways to get moss off of your roof and out of your gutters. But did you know that algae can be just as big of a problem for a roof? Because algae can destroy a roof’s appearance and a home’s value, many of our customers ask our opinion about algae resistant shingles. We decided to take a few minutes to explain what these shingles are and how they work. What are Algae Resistant Shingles? Algae resistant shingles were created by the..
Today we’ll continue to talk about how to get ready for a hurricane, since 2013 is looking like it’s going to be intense. We’ve talked about your hurricane grocery list and we’ve talked about preparing gutters, gutter guards, and downspouts. Now, we’ll take a moment to talk about swimming pool preparation. First, start by removing all the furniture, toys, and accessories that are in and around the pool. Store those items in a safe place. Next, avoid damage to your pool by pruning any nearby trees or..
Since hurricane season is here and is expected to be especially active this year, we’ve been talking a lot about how to prepare. As it happens, your gutters, downspouts, and gutter guards need special attention both before and after a hurricane. Let’s talk “before,” first. If you haven’t cleaned your gutters yet there is no more time to waste. Get it done professionally if you don’t have the time..