Free Quote

Photo by NORTHFOLK on Unsplash A new roof is a worthwhile investment. But many times, it’s an unexpected expense. If your roof is in need of replacement, it’s also one you shouldn’t, and often can’t, delay, as doing so is likely to cause more damage, which can lead to more expenses. So what’s a ho...

Read More

Your roof is your home’s biggest line of defense against weather, debris and other potential issues, so it makes sense your insurance company is going to want to make sure your roof is in good shape. If you own or are buying an older home, for example, your insurance company may not renew or issue a...

Read More

While SBS shingles have been around since 1986, they’ve almost been exclusively used on commercial buildings until recently. Now, they’re one of the fastest growing trends in roofing. As homeowners—particularly in varying climates like West Michigan—begin to understand the benefits of SBS shingles,...

Read More

When you’re looking to replace your windows or if you’re building a home and starting from scratch, you may want to consider double pane as opposed to single pane windows. Double pane windows not only insulate against the weather to improve your energy efficiency, but they also insulate against nois...

Read More

Thomas Tuma via Unsplash Drafty windows are annoying, uncomfortable and detrimental to the energy efficiency (and energy bills) of your home. Short of replacing all your windows, is there another solution to improve the comfort of your home without breaking the bank? The answer is yes, thanks to w...

Read More

Thankfully, we don’t get an abundance of hail in West Michigan, but that doesn’t mean we’re immune. If your home or business has recently endured a hailstorm, it’s a good idea to check your shingles to make sure everything is as it should be. You don’t have to wait for hail, either. While you’re do...

Read More

It’s a good idea to check for hail damage after any hailstorm and especially when the hail is particularly large, as the larger the hail, the greater the potential for damage.   Small hail, even up to about ½ inch in diameter, probably won’t do much damage, if any. Still, if you notice even a few...

Read More

Let’s start by clearing up any misconceptions about winter window replacement : yes, you can replace windows in the winter . If you’re noticing drafts and high energy bills, you don’t have to wait out the winter to take care of it; you can act right away. Unfounded Fears of Winter Installations...

Read More

Michigan is one of several states that experiences very warm summers and bitterly cold winters. Insulating buildings in a climate that varies so much has its own unique challenges, but because insulation works to keep heat out in the summer and keep heat in in the winter, things won’t get too compli...

Read More

When it’s time to schedule roof repair or replacement, there’s some confusion as to whether to hire a local roofing contractor or a general contractor. In most cases, the decision is easy as long as you understand the job(s) you need done and the roles of each type of contractor. Differences Betwe...

Read More

Subscribe to West Michigan Roofing's Blog