A roof is far more than just shingles, and experienced roofing companies can provide a wide range of services outside of that of a new roof. There are decorative and energy saving opportunities that roofers can employ to improve the look and efficiency of your home.
Energy Saving Options by Roofing Companies
There has been a lot of news coverage and information floating around about living green and reducing your carbon footprint. We live in a world controlled by electricity and coal, natural gas and other types of power plants are using up fossil fuels and polluting the atmosphere.
You can take a little of the burden off of Mother Nature by having solar panels installed on your roof. These use the sun’s rays to create electricity to power part, or all, of your home. You’re saving money by not using electricity from the local provider and taking the burden off of some of these power plants.
A Skylight Can Improve Natural Light
Some rooms are so dark even in the day that people needs lamps to see properly. A skylight can help bring in natural light from the outside and give the room a warmer feel. It’s also practical for anyone that has indoor plants as the skylight can provide them with needed sunlight and can save money on your electric bill by reducing, or eliminating, the use of sun lamps.
What can be more romantic than looking up at the night sky from inside your home? You can sip wine as you watch the stars shine overhead.
Protect Your Home with New Gutters
No matter where you live there is going to be the occasional rainstorm. Without proper gutters, your home could have water pooling in the yard, driveways and even on your roof. A properly installed gutter system can route the water from your roof to appropriate areas such as storm sewers.
Few people realize the impact standing water can on a roof and a yard. Over time, it can degrade the shingles and possibly seep into the support structures. There is the worry of mold and standing water can kill the grass in your yard, which creates an ugly bare spot.
Yancey Home Improvements offers roofing repairs and emergency repairs. Should you find you have a stubborn leak or wind damage from our erratic Northern California weather, or just want to add a skylight or solar panels, give us a call. Minor repairs are no problems for us either; let us help you with your home maintenance and upkeep.
Contact us for a free in-home consultation and design appointment when considering your roofing needs. Call Yancey Home Improvements today at 916-455-7730 or Click Here: http://yanceyhomeimprovements.com/contact-us/ to request an appointment online.