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...

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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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My Roof Is Leaking, What Should I Do?

My Roof Is Leaking, What Should I Do?

My Roof Is Leaking What Should I Do? A roof leak can cause serious damage to your home. You should make getting it fixed a priority. Identify The Source of the Leak and Its Underlying Problems Once you’ve noticed that your roof is leaking, you’re on the clock. If not...

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Metal Roof Myths Debunked

Metal Roof Myths Debunked

A metal roof is one of the most economical choices for a new home or re-roof. Once only seen on industrial and agricultural buildings, metal roofs are now stylish, durable, and energy-efficient. Today, metal is an increasingly popular solution for residential homes....

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