Monthly Archives: April 2015

RADIANT BARRIER … EXPLAINED

April 22nd, 2015|

Radiant barrier is a misunderstood entity to say the least. Most contractors have a limited working knowledge of radiant barrier, how it’s installed, what it costs or even how it works. As always, my intent with this blog is to boost your bang-for-the-buck quotient.

Let’s start with what DOESN’T work. Sprayed on “reflective” paint does not […]

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CHOOSING A ROOFER

April 20th, 2015|

As we enter storm season, the possibility for hail & wind damage to your roof will increase exponentially. If your roof is damaged in a large storm you (and your neighborhood( will most likely be inundated by door-knocking roofers. Besides the obvious determining factors such as viable and sufficient liability insurance, references, etc. there are […]

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ATTIC VENTILATION

April 6th, 2015|

Energy savings certainly starts to become a top of mind concern for building and home owners as we transition from temperate spring conditions into the brutal and ruthless North Texas summer. Proper and adequate attic ventilation can promote energy savings as well as prolong roof life.
Ventilating an attic space requires both intake and exhaust. Intakes […]

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CASH FOR CARPORTS

April 3rd, 2015|

Again wanting to touch on our recent “bang-for-your-buck” theme, I thought I’d share a few thoughts on real estate improvement. A great and inexpensive way to exponentially increase the value of your property is to build a carport. While a garage may be preferable, a carport can be more cost effective and just as functional. […]

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