Pros and Cons of Skylights

If you’re thinking about adding a skylight to your home, you might want to weigh the benefits against possible costs. Before getting a professional to come out and design a skylight for your roof type, check out some tips from Custom Home Remodeling & Roofing about the pros and cons of skylights. Pros of Getting a Skylight One of the biggest advantages of a skylight is the addition of lots of natural light to your home. It also adds a sophisticated modern appeal to your…

Winter Roof Maintenance Checklist

A major problem for many Californians during the winter time is air leaks from the roof. While those that live higher in the mountains may have to worry about snow buildup and ice dams, most of us only have to deal with the occasional rain shower or Santa Ana winds. Since mild weather is a Golden State specialty, you might only be considering your roof’s efficiency this winter, but you could be missing out on other critical safety tips. To ensure your roof is ready…

Funniest Hollywood Roofing Fails

No family Hollywood movie is complete without some sort of home improvement fail. Whether it’s the father trying to set up lights for Christmas or something a bit more classic, like Laurel & Hardy, everyone loves a little rooftop comedy. Check out our compilation of some hilarious roofing fail moments from movies, television, and the internet. Home Improvement We all remember this Tim Allen classic! A hilarious show within a show, Tim Allen gave us some great tips on his show Tool Time. Tim “the…

Different Types of Roof Styles

There are many different types of roof styles that are popular throughout America. Modern roofing styles are usually dictated by the environment and weather of your home town, while in older homes, they’re decided by the architecture styles of the time period. Gable Roof Gable roofs are the most popular roofs in America. The gable roof is the one little kids draw — a roof with two sloping sides that come together at the middle.There are several types of gabled roofs including open, cross, and…

Home Roofing Contractors Answer Your FAQs About Brand New Roofs

Installing a new roof is a major project. Before you start, you want to make sure you have the right home roofing contractors for the job, as well as answers for all of your most important questions. This roofing FAQ provides an overview of important things to keep in mind before, during, and after you install a new roof, so you can make the best decisions. How Do You Tell If a Roof Needs Replacing? Several signs can indicate when a roof needs replacement. Curled,…

First Time Home Buyers | What to Ask About the Roof

Buying your first home can be exciting, but you may also be experiencing some apprehension. Issues may be hiding that you can’t immediately see, and no area of a home is more likely to have hidden issues than a roof. Before you close on a home, there are a number of questions about the roof you should ask to get all the information you need. If you’re curious what questions you should be asking, read on for a basic home buying FAQ overview about the…

10 Things to Consider Before You Replace Your Roof

Replacing the roof on your building can be an important renovation project, but it’s also a major undertaking. Especially considering that the costs to replace a roof entails a lot of time, as well as money. A new roof is also a permanent investment that will have to last for years — if not decades. Before you make any decisions about your roof, read on for 10 things to keep in mind to ensure you end up with a roof that is safe, secure, and…

Getting Your Roof Ready for Fall and Winter Weather

The health of a roof is crucial to any building. When the roof has an issue, even a small problem can result in a huge structural failure. To keep everything secure and prevent a disaster, it’s important to make sure your roof is ready to withstand anything nature might throw at it — especially during the fall and winter when severe weather can exploit any tiny issue your roof may have. To avoid fall and winter roofing problems, there are a few strategies that you…

Understanding Energy Efficiency for Roofing

Having an energy efficient roof isn’t just a great idea to benefit the environment. It can actually be a major cost saving measure as well. While a “living” roof with growing plants won’t work for everyone, it is still easy to embrace a more green approach to your structure’s roof. With just a few small improvements and conscious additions you can see a big difference in your home or office’s energy usage, as well as the size of your utility bill. Turn Your Roof into…

Roofing Contractors- San Diego

Custom Home and Remodelling & Services has been providing honest and reliable to the people and businesses of San Diego and area for over 10 years. Our principle- to deliver honest and professional roofing services to any and every one! Our roofing contractors are knowledgeable and experienced in roofing industry. We understand that everyone wants to feel safe and dry inside their homes. Our professional roofing contractors will inspect the current condition of your roof. After a detailed inspection our contractors will explain the current…