The Estates Roof & Gutter Topper Project

Products Installed: Shingles: Independence Georgetown Gray Shingles (Lifetime, limited transferable warranty), 15-year StreakFighter warranty against streaking and discoloration caused by airborne algae, 15-year, 110 mph wind-resistance warranty, 250 lbs. per square SureStart Warranty: 50 years, 100% replacement including labor costs due to manufacturing defects CertainTeed Winter Guard (ice and water shield), Diamond Deck (synthetic felt)… Read more »

Applewood Drive Project

As roofing contractors in Saint Joseph Michigan Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Toppers completed this project located at 4055 Applewood Drive in Saint Joseph Michigan. The homeowner’s goal was to make several improvements prior to retirement so that they would not have to worry about taking on such a large project during their retirement years…. Read more »

Sawyer Michigan Roofing Projects

As roofing contractors in southwest Michigan last weeks projects included a customers second home located in Sawyer Michigan and required a complete tear-off of 3 layers of shingles and as an insulation contractor in Sawyer Michigan we cut an access into the attic to adjust the existing insulation, add our Heat Deflector Insulation which deflects… Read more »

How the Gutter Topper gutter cover Can Help Defeat Ice Dams

Since the mid to late 1990’s we have been using the solid aluminum Gutter Topper© gutter guard system to not only keep the debris out of our customers gutters but also to stop the damaging affects of ice moving down the roof and piling up inside the gutters preventing the melted water from flowing off… Read more »

Ice Dams – Insulation

In our last series of blogs we discussed how heat loss from inside your home escapes through your existing insulation, warms the air inside your attic between the insulation and the roof’s decking, transfers that warmth through to the shingles, melts the snow which drains to the unheated over-hang area which refreezes and creates ice… Read more »

Ice Dams and Proper Ventilation

Ice Dam

I have always said that you can not defeat Mother Nature however, we can mitigate the damage from excessive heat buildup in the attic during the summer months and the damaging affects caused by moisture and heat loss in our attics that creates and helps feed the ice buildup at our roof”s eave edges during… Read more »

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Ice Dams: How they are Formed and What Causes Them Over the last several years our winters in the West Michigan and Northern Indiana areas have brought the issue of damaging ice dams front and center. Most homeowners really don’t pay much attention at all to the ice and snow on their roof until there… Read more »