Do Metal Roofs Attract Lightning Strikes?

Do Metal Roofs Attract Lightning Strikes?

If you are considering a new roof for your home or building, metal roofs are an attractive option. Metal roofs are tough and durable and resist many types of damage, including wind and fire. Metal roofs can last from 40-70 years; compared to the usual 12-20 year...

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Ice Dams Explained by Volpe Enterprises

What Are Ice Dams? Ice dams are formed when heat from the inside of a home escapes into the attic and warms the roof decking during the winter. This heat, combined with heat from the sun, can melt snow on the roof. Melting snow on the upper roof and in the valleys...

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Long-Lasting Roofing Materials For Residential Homes

Long-Lasting Roofing Materials For Residential Homes

Selecting a roof replacement comes with a variety of considerations. While you want to select a roof that fits your unique style, you must consider other factors that will contribute to your roof’s overall durability. For example, roofing materials significantly...

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Roof Vents Explained – Types of Roof Ventilation

Roof Vents Explained – Types of Roof Ventilation

Did you know that the results of poor ventilation in the attic are stagnant air, humidity, and bad odors? Eventually, this leads to damage to the home and can cause poor health for the occupants. So how do you ventilate a roof? Luckily, there are a few options to help...

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Is It Worth It to Replace Old Windows?

Is It Worth It to Replace Old Windows?

Natural light provides us with many health benefits. It improves our mood, lowers blood pressure levels, helps us sleep, and so much more. Therefore, it's important to make sure that there's enough sunlight entering our homes.  Having old windows can prevent that from...

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How Long Does a Roof Last?: A Guide to Roof Lifespan

How Long Does a Roof Last?: A Guide to Roof Lifespan

When you install a new roof, you shell out several thousands of dollars to do so. As such, you might be wondering: just how long does a roof last? What is the typical roof lifespan?  The answer? It depends on the material, not to mention a variety of other...

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