5 Ways to Help Your Roof Last Longer

A new roof is one of the biggest investments you as a homeowner will make in your home and property.  So it’s natural that you would want to extend the lifespan of your roof as much as possible. Here are five tips to keep your roof looking and functioning great throughout the years so you … Continued

Winterize Your Roof

While it’s been progressively colder and colder in recent weeks, sometimes winter weather can catch you off guard – even in New England. It’s important to make sure your home is prepared for heavy snow and cold so you don’t experience damage. From burst pipes to leaking roofs, costs for repairs of this magnitude add … Continued

Can Your Roof be Repaired or Must it be Replaced?

Knowing when to repair or replace your roof isn’t always easy. The time frame is different for every roof, every home, every homeowner. Things like age, weather, maintenance level and the quality of the materials to begin with all factor into the decision-making process: to repair or to replace? Make the decision easier by asking … Continued

What are the Different Grades of Roof Shingles?

Roofing shingles make up the majority of roofing materials utilized in residential roofing. There are many reasons for that, including easy installation, low cost and versatility. They’re available in a wide range of colors and styles, and work well in many different climates. They also happen to be fairly energy efficient, too, keeping your attic … Continued

Why Ventilation Matters for Your Roof

When choosing your roofing material, you may think about waterproofing and weatherization properties and aesthetics but not so much on ventilation. However, ventilation is one of the most important considerations when adding a new roof. Why? When properly installed in the attic of your home, ventilation systems will circulate freely through all seasons. Without that … Continued

Help! I Think My Roof May Be Leaking!

A leaky roof can be annoying. It can also pose a danger to the structure of your home, one that, left untreated, can be very expensive to fix. Here at Hi-Tech, we often get calls from customers who were not aware of their leaking roof until it started raining…inside. But it is not always easy to … Continued

Common Traits of Top Roofing Contractors

Roofers are everywhere. The market is flooded with them. While this availability of roofing companies in our area gives you more flexibility and choice, it can also pose a challenge: how do you know you’re choosing the best roofing company for your needs? It’s as simple as heeding the common traits of top roofing contractors. … Continued

How to Prevent Ice Dams this Winter

Winter weather can be harsh, but, as seasoned New Englanders, we have learned how to deal with snow, ice, cold and wind. While you may have mastered shoveling, snow blowing, and ice removal from your windshield, you may be at a loss as to how to address ice dams that form along the edge of … Continued

Preparing Your Roof for Winter

As the colder temperatures of winter start to settle in, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home’s roof for the season. It’s important to protect your house, and it all starts with the first line of defense: the roof. Preparing for the harsh reality of the looming winter season is a smart choice … Continued

Schedule Fall Roof Inspection Now!

As the summer slowly winds down and back-to-school shopping starts, the time has come to start preparing your home for Fall. First step: schedule a roof inspection. Once the kids are back in school and the leaves start to fall, it can be easy to forget about your roof. But scheduling a roof inspection for … Continued

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