It’s probably safe to assume that if you’re reading this, you are most likely on the search for a contractor and are considering different types of asphalt shingles. At HonestRoof.com, (DFW’s #1 Shingle Roof Specialist) we pride ourselves on bringing you the Truth. With that in...

It's Easy To Be Fooled! You have to have seen it advertised at some point throughout your day. Lifetime Warranty! Roofing contractors all throughout the DFW area have it posted on their trucks, business cards and contracts. What is a Lifetime Warranty? How exactly long is a Lifetime?...

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 typically a five minute phone...

How Much Does A New Roof Cost?   No, we mean, the true cost of a roof replacement. It's actually much less then you think. In virtually every industry, from floors to ceilings, repair estimates will typically match somewhat closely when compared side by side. The roofing industry however,...

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 "1". Properly ventilating an attic space in the southern regions of the U.S. can be a real challenge. No where more challenging then Texas. It was recently believed that attic radiant barrier was the way...

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...

How to Get Out of a Contingency Agreement. This is a question we are asked often. The answer: Contingency agreements are simply tools being used by contractors to lock you into a "mental" agreement, dependent upon an approval by your insurance company.  This means you may cancel a contingency...

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...