By now, many of you have most likely been approached by hundreds of contractors all wanting to check your roof or handle your insurance claim. Don’t be fooled. Handling an insurance claim is a breeze.   Step 1- Call In The Claim This is a 5-minute phone call to...

How Much Does A New Roof Cost? No, I mean really cost! In virtually every industry, from floors to ceilings, repair estimates will typically match somewhat closely when compared side by side. The roofing industry however, lives a world of it’s own, with prices that can vary...

Waviness In Your Wood Decking  If you have ever seen this, you know exactly what we are referring to. Your roof just doesn't look quite right. Is it a roof leak? Is the wood rotted out? Many of the contractors throughout the DFW area all have a different...

How Middleman Contractor Jobs Are Ran “Complete shock” was Steve Jackson’s response after returning home from work only to realize the roofing contractor he had hired was not working on his home as promised. “I could not believe my eyes! It’s almost dark, where is the crew?! It...

Out of Town Contractor Admits to Stealing Insurance Money. I was approached by a contractor at a supply store today and asked how we are handling our debris haul off. (He noticed my roofing uniform with company logos on my shirt and hat). I replied, what do...

WHAT IS THE PROPER ATTIC VENTILATION?   In a nutshell, there isn't one. Properly ventilating an attic space in our southern regions can be a real challenge. It was recently believed that attic radiant barrier was the way to go. Either sprayed directly to the underside of...

THE TRUTH ABOUT IMPACT RESISTANT ROOFING SHINGLES If you have filed an insurance claim recently against hail damages, you were most likely told by your insurance adjuster to consider upgrading to a Class IV impact resistant roofing shingle, that would save you as much as 30%...

WHAT SHINGLE SHOULD I USE? This is a huge topic of debate amongst homeowners and roofing contractors throughout the DFW area. However, there is phrase that I am going to use throughout this blog that should drop the mike on all who appose. "If the contractor...

XYZ Roofing & General Contracting Vs Mr. & Mrs. Johnson The very next morning following a large hail storm, Mrs. Johnson was approached in her driveway by a young man in shorts and ballcap, claiming to be a roofer from her area, offering free roof inspections....

Most homeowners are under the impression that hiring a General Contractor or Jack of All Trades is the way to go when in the process of filing an insurance claim against storm damage or having work done at your home. This is typically because most...