Most gutters are exposed to the elements, so they will usually be full of organic detritus. Some of these include rotting branches and leaves from nearby trees due to being soaked in moisture, droppings from animals like birds, stray cats and squirrels, and even insect eggs and larvae (such as mosquitoes). Others may simply just be asphalt…
Author: Winfield Builders Team
The internet is one of the most useful, world-changing inventions ever made by human society. However, it also comes with a lot of downsides, one of which is bad information. With the internet democratizing information, everybody can post anything on the internet without curating or fact-checking it, which can lead to the fast spread of…
Flashing is the material installed in parts of your roof that are susceptible to leaks, such as chimneys, vents and skylights. This component is typically made from metals that are highly resistant to corrosion or rust. When your roof flashing deteriorates, you can experience leaks inside your home.
The roof protects your home against harsh weather conditions and elements. Over the years, this component would start to deteriorate and eventually need replacement. Knowing more about your roofing system can help you determine when it needs replacement.
Homeowners who own a metal roof, or are considering switching to one, often ask us about whether or not they need to protect their home from lightning strikes by grounding the roof. In today’s post, the local roofers at Winfield Builders share insight on grounding metal roofs.
Hail damage is not as easily spotted as storm damage, making it easy to overlook for the average homeowner. This is why it’s important to inspect your roof after a hailstorm hits your area. In today’s post, local roofing company Winfield Builders explains why you should not ignore hail damage on your roof.