Roof Safety

It happens all the time: I check out a client’s roof and wonder why in the world the builder choose to do it that way. Recently, I was up on a home and saw that the client’s dryer was venting onto the roof, spilling lint all over the place, and potentially causing a fire hazard.... Read more »

Don’t let your laundry become a hazard…

In this episode, Jerry talks about some of the worst-case scenario roof loss situations he’s seen, and what our homeowners can do to protect themselves from such financial loss. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB030-206 Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast and I’m talking with Jerry. Jerry, tell me a little bit about,… Read more »

In this episode, Daniel shares his #1 tip- or #1 thing to look for- when you’re hiring a roof inspector. Find out what it is on our blog today. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB029-204 Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast and I’m talking with Daniel today. Daniel, why should we hire not… Read more »

When it comes to home inspectors, just like every other industry, there are good ones and there are bad ones. It can be really difficult to decipher between the two. But here’s the biggest piece of advice I can give you: be at your home and watch the inspector. Did he get on your roof... Read more »

Granules in the Gutter

In this episode, Daniel discusses why this is an important difference. Think knowing how your contractor pays their employees is none of your business? It actually will tell you a lot about how the company does business,  and the quality of work you’ll end up with. Ask the right questions. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB027-193 Shayla: You… Read more »

Paying by the piece is a way that roofing companies get away with paying their employees less than they are worth. Roofers are paid in one of two ways: by the piece or by the hour. We all know how hourly works. The more hours you work, the more you get paid. And if you… Read more »

In this episode, Daniel talks about satellite dishes, antennas, etc. If a contractor comes out to install something on your roof and they aren’t a roofer, chances are you’re going to end up with a LEAK. Here’s how to avoid it! Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB026-190 Shayla: Thank you for joining us today for the Roof Life… Read more »

When you’re hiring someone to do something to your home that requires roof access, you’ll want to hire a roofing contractor to make sure everything is installed properly. If not, you could end up with a nasty leak in the near future. We recently went out to a client’s home for regular maintenance; he wanted… Read more »

In this episode, Jerry talks about the things clients have told him about how professional and clean our crews are. We take our work very seriously and we know how much our clients appreciate the different they both see and hear. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB023-176 Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast… Read more »

After working in and around your home for many years, you might develop a relationship with your landscaper or handyman, but unless that person is insured and bonded, do not let them get on your roof. Your landscaper may offer to get up on the roof to clear off leaves, pollinizers, or tree debris in… Read more »