6 Slate Roof Maintenance Tips for Spring

Brian Stearns, the President & Founder of Alpine SnowGuards, wrote the below back in the Spring of 2006. Brian’s deep roots in the slate roofing industry (he began his career as a slate roofer in the 1970’s) has given him a wealth of knowledge and experience that’s honestly too valuable NOT to share (and re-share). Keep reading . . .

10 Tips for Winterizing Your Roof

You don’t want to admit it, but deep down you know it…. winter is back there, hiding – lurking, really – around the corner. The scorching heat of summer has waned and the leaves changing color and fluttering about our yards (especially up here in northern Vermont) are very clear indicators of what’s ahead. As Keep reading . . .

This is Why Snow Guards & Gutters Should Go Hand-in-Hand

There are parts of our homes that most of us don’t think about all that often, until we’re forced to. One of those areas is our gutters. They’re there, they do their job, we clean debris & leaves out of them periodically throughout the year, spray them off from time to time to eliminate staining, Keep reading . . .

3 Tactics for Safeguarding Endangered Roofs

The roof over your head is the single most important part of your home – it shelters you and protects you from the elements, it needs to be sturdy enough to withstand strong winds, sloped just right to allow for watershed, and in areas that get any amount of snowfall, it must be rugged enough to bear Keep reading . . .

A Mini Checklist of End-of-Summer/Early-Fall Home Maintenance Chores

Guest blogger Paul Denikin of Dad Knows DIY offers up great project hints, tips, and tutorials about home maintenance chores. Take it away, Paul….   Home Maintenance Chores Summer-like weather has been waning for a few weeks now, giving way to the full fall season in the United States. Soon the leaves will be falling, Keep reading . . .