Tips for Winterizing Your Roof

December 11th, 2018

When people think about their roofs, they often don't realize how many surrounding structures are involved. The word roof comes to mind and you imagine the black shingles, which protect you and your family from the elements. In reality, there are a lot of moving parts that make up the entire infrastructure of your roof and for it to stay stable you need to pay attention to it as a whole. This is especially important during times of harsh weather, such as what we experience in the heart of winter...Read More

House with New Roof

A New Roof Can Add Value to Your Home. Here’s How.

July 23rd, 2018

Purchasing your first home is a big step. It's the place where you'll start to build your life and share memories with your family while it grows. It’s your first huge investment in life and will give you an emanating sense of pride. A home is a project that continues to evolve as the years pass. However, if you’re like most people, your first home won’t be your last.

A lot of people purchase their first home as an investment and a starter home. They know they...Read More

Roof Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Roof

June 19th, 2018

As the weather starts to get warmer and the trees spring into bloom, families begin migrating outside to take advantage of the season. With more time spent outside than in, spring cleaning checklists start developing and the projects begin. Most people start their lists by cleaning the garage, giving the landscape a makeover or planting a beautiful garden to enjoy all summer. Rarely do people think about spring cleaning the roof. However, it’s important to remember that your roof needs ...Read More

professional roof inspection after storm

Benefits of Having a Professional Roof Inspection After a Storm

May 8th, 2018

Most people can’t begin to tell you the last time they had a good look at their roof. Every now and then, sure, you might slightly glance up at it as you’re doing some yard work, but that’s not exactly an "inspection." Your roof is one of the first lines of defense that your home has against the elements. It shelters you from the sun, wind, rain, snow, sleet, hail and more. That’s why it’s so important to get professional...Read More

Spring Gutter Maintanance

Spring Maintenance of Your Rain Gutters

February 19th, 2018

Winter can be intense. The elements take a toll on your home, both inside and out. Your roof is one of your first lines of defense against these elements, which is why we recommend including a comprehensive inspection and maintenance of your roof when spring arrives. However, one area that often goes overlooked during this inspection is your home’s gutter system. We’re not too sure why people skip this step, but it is just as important as everything else. Why? Well, your gutters are what ...Read More

How to Extend the Life of Your Roof

September 11th, 2017

When people think about their homes, they often don’t realize that their roof is one of the most expensive investments that are made. It is the head of defense for your family and often takes the hardest hit when it comes to harsh weather, debris and regular wear and tear. Both of these reasons are why it’s important that you take care of your roof. If you don’t, it could end up costing you thousands in the long run.

Don’t wait until you need to replace your ro...Read More

How to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Roof

July 14th, 2017

Your roof is the first line of defense for your home, especially when it comes to the elements. While it protects you from the dangers of Mother Earth, it also is a huge factor in determining your home’s energy efficiency. A poor roof can mean spending hundreds of dollars more per year in electricity bills, while a good roof can help keep that money in your pocket. If you are experiencing high-energy bills, take a look at our tips on how to improve the energy efficiency of your roof. ...Read More

When is it Time for a Roof Inspection?

March 12th, 2017

Your roof is one of the most important aspects of your home. It is comparable to the skin of your house; it’s the first line of defense. It protects you and your family from storms, rain, sleet, snow, the sun, and more. When you neglect your roof, expensive problems can occur and even lead to the entire roof needing replacing. At the very minimum, negligence will mean costly energy bills and reoccurring damage control. This is why it’s important to have ...Read More

Masonry Basics for Your Home’s Exterior Walls

October 18th, 2016

When you pass by a house on the street, what's the first thing that you notice? Chances are, it's the house's exterior walls. And for the most part, masonry had a lot to do with it.

If you're planning to give your home's exterior a do-over or thinking about what you can add to it to make it look more appealing, then applying masonry is a good upgrade option. However, your choice of type or material plays a huge role i...Read More

Advocate Roofing Experts for All Your Milwaukee Roofing Needs

September 27th, 2016

For Milwaukee roofing contractors you can trust and rely on, turn to a locally-owned company like Advocate Roofing to deliver fast and timely professional services tailored to your needs. Milwaukee's residential areas generally consist of two story flats called Polish flats. These are two-family units with one stacked on top of the other. As such, roofing systems on these homes are considerably higher up than those installed on more t...Read More