Common Questions About Gutter Guards

gutter guards on a house

At Aapex Construction & Restoration, we stress the importance of properly maintaining your home’s gutters, especially in helping to prevent ice dams from forming along the edge of your roof. Many of our customers ask us whether it is a good idea to install gutter guards in order to avoid the hassle of cleaning out […]

The Causes of Roof Ice Dams and How to Prevent Them

Beautiful though it may be to have a long line of icicles cascading off the side of your house, it is a surefire sign that your roof has ice dams, which can cause serious damage to your home’s roof, gutters, walls, and ceiling. An ice dam is a line of ice that forms along the […]

The Importance of Gutter Cleaning

Roof with gutter system on a log house

Autumn is upon us, and with it comes pumpkin spice lattés, football, and the beautiful, majestic colors of changing – and falling – leaves. Though it certainly is not the most enjoyable of household chores, gutter cleaning is one of the most important autumn (and spring) tasks for every homeowner. Gutter maintenance costs next to […]

Roofing Underlayment

roofing underlyament on a house

Roofing underlayment is a frequently overlooked component of the roof by homeowners, and yet, the underlayment serves a crucial role in protecting your home from the elements. While your shingles are your roof’s primary defense against Mother Nature, the roofing underlayment provides a backup layer of protection that not only guards against water intrusion should […]

Residential v. Commercial Roofs: The Main Differences

Residential V. Commercial Roofing picture of commercial roof.

When it comes to how residential roofs compare to commercial roofs, many people are mistaken in believing they are pretty much the same. While both are designed to protect the interior of the building by keeping the elements out and properly shedding water from the structure, there are key differences between commercial and residential roofs, […]