Roofing Articles & Tips

Here’s what you can do if a summer storm, hurricane or hailstorm strikes, plus what to do if a tree falls on your house. You don’t need a hurricane warning to crank up your stress level about possible storm damage to your home. Even a short-lived... Read more .

Our 9 tips can help you avoid being the victim of a roofing scam. When Sears Home Services employees learned that a resident of Thomasville, North Carolina had been burned by a roofing scam, they leapt to her aid. The team solved the problem,... Read more .

Make sure your roof and windows are ready for severe weather. It’s storm season, when your home’s roof and windows can take a beating from high wind, heavy rain and hail. If you haven’t already taken steps to get your house ready, do it now. Here... Read more .

Update your front door, windows, siding and roofing to give your house an attention-grabbing makeover. The saying “you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” rings true for your home, too. Replacing your entry door is one of the... Read more .

Here’s how to inspect your roof to help to prevent leaks and save energy—and how to know when it’s time for a new roof. Roof damage leaves you open to exposure—literally. You might face costly repairs if leaks cause water damage and mold.... Read more .

Before you start a renovation, find home design inspiration from these beautiful homes. If you’re thinking about renovating your home but aren’t sure what look you’re going for, these images are sure to offer inspiration. From siding and doors... Read more .

Make sure these entry points are sealed tight to keep insects, mice and other critters away. If you had a brick-sized hole in your house from which you could see the outdoors, you’d cover it up pretty quickly so you wouldn’t have any unwanted... Read more .

When it comes to home improvements, there are few things as vital as the roof over your head. It provides shelter for you and your family, and protects your belongings. With certain types of shingles, it can even improve energy efficiency as well... Read more .

Walk around the outside of your house to check for early signs of roof problems. Spring and summer rains, combined with winter’s brutal weather, may have done a number on your roof. But don’t wait until water drips on you while you’re watching... Read more .

Energy-efficient roofing products can cut air-conditioning costs by lowering the surface temperature of the roof. An energy-efficient roofing system keeps the heat out of your attic in summer, which helps your whole house stay cooler. Bonus: It... Read more .