There is a lot of misinformation out there about how and why an ice dam forms, and what can be done to prevent them. Here are just a few myths relating to ice dams and the truths that might help you better understand ice damming. Myth #1: An ice dam is easy to spot from […]
Have your heating bills seemed abnormally high this winter? Are you at a loss as to the cause? If you live in a home that is 10 years old or older, there’s a good possibility that the culprit might be an inadequate amount of insulation in your attic. An attic energy efficiency inspection from Muth
For many property owners, ventilation is one of the complicated aspects of a house. Some don’t even notice a problem in their system until the issue worsens. According to Energy Star® and many roofing contractors in Columbus Ohio, ventilation is important especially in winter, as it allows air to flow naturally through the attic. It
If you have had a new roof installed recently, the last thing you expect is to have a failing roof anytime soon. Unfortunately, if you chose the wrong roofing contractor, you could end up facing this all-too-common scenario. Here are four common roofing installation mistakes that inexperienced or unethical roofers sometimes make that could cause
We’re all tired of the long winter, but the good news is snow and ice can be handy indicators of how well your home is containing heat. Walk outside and look at your roof to determine if your home needs insulation or ventilation work. Compare your roof to your neighbors and the pictures below. A
The solid-state condition of any roof is not just determined by the quality of the roofing materials installed. Underlying factors like insulation and attic ventilation are just as critical. Homeowners usually focus on projects that will improve the aesthetic appeal of their homes. Especially those projects that may increase the curb appeal of their properties.