Weather Hazards That Can Damage Your Roof

Weather Hazards That Can Damage Your Roof

Many of us don’t realize the dangers that storms bring to our rooftop. We oftentimes take it for granted as it shields us from the elements year round. However, neglect to realize the potential storm damage that can occur can lead us to roof repair down the line. It is important to understand how we can take proactive action to … Read More

Winter Siding Maintenance Tips

Winter Siding Maintenance Tips

Why is It Important to Maintain One’s Siding? The siding on our houses oftentimes goes neglected. We forget about the importance of siding and how it protects our home. Siding is a deterrent against the elements and failure to take care of it regularly can result in costly repairs down the line. Siding is also a key factor in preventing … Read More

Protect Your Roof – How to De-Ice Your Roof

Protect Your Roof – How to De-Ice Your Roof

Winter storms usually bring more than snow; they also cover your walkways, driveways, and roof with dangerous ice that you will need to get rid of safely to protect your home. If you have ever taken a close look at your roof during winter, you might have noticed a thick layer of icicles hanging off it. Sometimes, you might even … Read More

Make Gutter Cleaning Simple with Gutter Guards

Make Gutter Cleaning Simple with Gutter Guards

Your home’s gutter system plays a very important role. With the help of a shallow trough secured beneath the roof’s edge, rainwater is channeled off of the roof and away from your basement and foundation. Without a well-functioning gutter system, you risk water damage, soil erosion, and a breakdown of your home’s structural integrity. Unfortunately, gutters can easily become clogged … Read More

Start Your Roof with a Clean Slate

Start Your Roof with a Clean Slate

Replacing your roof is not nearly as sexy of a home improvement project as remodeling a bathroom or renovating your kitchen. But just because it’s time to replace those worn out asphalt shingles doesn’t mean you are stuck with spending thousands of dollars on a project that won’t change the curb appeal of your home. Why not invest in a … Read More

French Drain Pipe – Why you should install one!

French Drain Pipe why you should install one

A French drain is designed to direct all of the rain that’s collected in your gutters under the ground so it can be funneled away from your home. It helps to drain all of the water away from your home so it doesn’t collect and cause damage. If you are searching for a way to keep the harmful effects of … Read More

Aluminum Siding Vs. Vinyl Siding

Aluminum Vs. Vinyl Siding

Last month, we here at Crown Remodeling put vinyl siding up against cement siding for a side-by-side comparison. This month, we’re taking a look at two popular exterior materials: vinyl siding and aluminum siding. Vinyl Siding There’s a reason why vinyl siding is so popular as an exterior housing material. Like we pointed out in our previous article, vinyl is a great … Read More

A Side by Side: Vinyl and Cement Siding

When it comes to remodeling your home for energy efficiency and convenience, there is no improvement project quite like adding siding. Durable, efficient and low maintenance, adding siding to your home can increase your property value and help you avoid having to paint the exterior every few years. But when it comes to choosing the type of siding that is … Read More

The Earth May Not Be Flat But Your Roof Can Be!

Nothing caps off a mid-century modern home or historic brownstone quite like a flat roof. Likewise, flat roofs have long been the darling of commercial builders who prefer to house HVAC systems on the roofs of storefronts and strip malls around the Baltimore area. What is a flat roof? The answer may seem obvious, but defining a flat roof is … Read More

If a Roof was a Superhero, it Would Be Made of Steel!

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a steel roof? Actually, if there was ever a superhero version of a roof, this would be it. Strong, virtually indestructible, and requiring very little maintenance, your steel roof can protect your home or commercial building for centuries without so much as a second thought. Steel Roof Styles … Read More