Helping you plan your home improvement project, from start to finish

  • Why Pitched Roofs Are Better Than Flat Roofs

    Other than installation costs, there are numerous benefits a pitched roof can offer compared the more standard flat roof. Homeowners may not think about their roof often, but it plays a key role in the home’s value and future expenditures.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 26, 2014
  • Tips For Attic Fan Installation

    You may not spend much time thinking about attic ventilation, but if you own your own home, you owe it to yourself to give the subject serious thought.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 20, 2014
  • Roofing Tips: Roof Insulation

    Insulation is part of the whole roof system and designed to prevent both cold and heat from entering the house.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013
  • Roof Flashing Types: Copper, Aluminum, Metal & More

    Flashing is used to prevent water from working under the roofing material in specific areas, such as valleys, around chimneys, vent pipes, skylights, and where roof planes change.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013
  • How to Measure Roof Pitch

    Finding out what the size of your roof is starts out with finding the roof pitch. "Pitch" refers to a roof’s incline.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013
  • Metal Roofs Vs. Composition Shingle Roofs

    When deciding what kind of roof to install on your home, two popular kinds people usually come down to are metal roofs or composition shingles.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013
  • Roofing Tips: Roof Slope & Style

    If you've noticed water collecting on your roof, the problem is probably with the slope. As well as determining drainage, slope also affects style.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 4, 2013
  • Types of Roof Gutters

    Gutters are designed to collect water running off the roof and direct it away from the house's foundation.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 3, 2013