8 Tips for Selecting a Reputable Roofing Contractor

The Missouri Senate is considering new legislation to regulate the state's roofing industry and protect homeowners from storm chasers and other unscrupulous roofing contractors. In light of this, we've created a blog post with 8 tips to keep in mind when selecting a contractor, especially after a major storm event.

Roofing Wednesdays: Park Güell

Park Güell is a public park in Barcelona, Spain with gardens and some of the most interesting architecture in the world, including the fantastically shaped roofs. Built by famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, known for his flamboyant style.

Roofing Wednesdays: A Vinyl Record Roof

Matt Glassmeyer, a musician from Nashville, put his old record albums to good use: he shingled the porch of his house with 350 vinyl records. The records uniformly overlap to cover the entire porch roof and are secured in place with by a nail and washer through the center hole.

Roofing Wednesdays: St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna

St. Stephen's Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church in Vienna, is one of Austria's most famous attractions. This Gothic structure has a 137-meter-high spire and a beautiful, multi-colored tile roof (with 230,000 tiles), and it showcases eight centuries of architectural history!

10 Ways to Update Your House and Increase Curb Appeal

Whether you're planning to sell your house or it's just in need of an update, there are many things you can do to give the exterior a makeover. Curb appeal is important, not just for the resale value, but for the overall value and look of the neighborhood.