As a homeowner, climbing up on your roof shouldn’t be something you decide to do yourself. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports, there are about 164,000 emergency room treated injuries per year related to the use of ladders.
Slate was a popular shingle material throughout the 1800s. Its natural beauty, distinct individual markings, and texture made it a popular choice during this time. Plus, they were an upgrade from the fire hazard wood shingles that were used previously.
Left to their own devices, little black algae spores blow from roof to roof creating ugly black streaks. The wake of destroyed curb appeal is enough to leave any homeowner trembling, but instead of being another victim of this annual algae attack, you can defend your home.
Architectural shingles, also known as dimensional shingles, have become the preferred choice for many homeowners. Seen as an upgrade from traditional 3-tab shingles, they provide both a stunning appearance and solid protection.
Most homeowners have multiple stories to tell about a simple issue that quickly became a costly and overwhelming problem. Many of these problems could have been avoided or minimized with a bit foresight, initiative, and effort.
There are many upsides to being a homeowner – the all-important task of repairing or replacing your roof periodically, is not one of them. While it’s okay to put off certain household projects, your roof is not one of them.
The construction of a new Hotel Walloon began in 2014 when Wolgast Corp. accepted real estate developer Jonathon L. Borisch’s contract to recreate the quaint elegance of Walloon Lake’s 1890s charm with a building modeled after the original structure.