Getting rid of spreading moss growth is 50% moss removal and 50% prevention. Unlike mold, which is a type of fungus, mosses are plants. Their structure is simple, often without an intricate root system and vascular tissue. Under controlled environments, moss is actually grown decoratively for their natural green hue. However, if left unchecked, they are also known to grow on siding boards and roofing systems.
Often relegated to being a storage area, the attic is a neglected part of the home. And as a consequence, a lot of misconceptions about attic ventilation have sprung up over the years despite the role of air circulation in reducing moisture levels and preventing mold growth. The prevalence of these misconceptions has, in turn, led to the problem of abnormally high moisture levels in homes. In fact, the American… Continue Reading
Getting a roof replacement is no simple matter. The entire process is noisy and messy, and there’s a chance that the project will leave parts of the home exposed to the elements for a short duration of time. This is why most home improvement contractors usually recommend that residents take their leave for the entire duration.
There are a number of metals typically used to make roofing systems: aluminum, steel and tin. Each of these materials has its own characteristics. Harmony Home Improvement, one of the top residential roofing contractors in our area, will talk about the unique features of aluminum roofing.
Galvanized steel is one of the many metals used in metal roofing systems. It’s widely considered the best choice in terms of sheer durability and weather resistance even compared with copper and stainless steel.