What to Look for in a Roof When Buying a New Home

2018-11-17T03:38:04+00:00By |Categories: Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There’s no denying looking for a new home is one of the most exciting times in your life. While most people are looking for a home that’s visually appealing, it’s important to consider the structural build of the home as well. Besides providing a place for you and your family to create countless memories with friends [...]

Reactive vs. Proactive Maintenance

2018-11-17T03:21:54+00:00By |Categories: Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Everyday readers of roofing blogs and magazines may recognize a compelling and frequently quoted argument for preventive maintenance made in Buildings.com and Roofing Contractor: According to the Buildings.com story, building owners and facility managers who inspected and repaired their roofs routinely were able to identify potential problems before they happened. As a result, they spent a significant amount less [...]

The Effect Winter Has On Your Roof

2018-11-17T03:20:51+00:00By |Categories: Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Imagine committing to a specific wardrobe for the next 20 to 30 years. Or a particular vehicle. Or only eating at one restaurant. Would you ever agree to that? Of course not. That’s similar to what happens when you as a homeowner buys a new roof. You pick one color and one style — one “flavor” [...]

Things That Effect Your Gutter’s Performance

2018-11-16T23:33:56+00:00By |Categories: Gutters, Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Did you know your gutters’ performance is not solely dependent on their material and shape. If you did we’d be surprised! There are many factors that affect your gutter and downspout performance. United We Stand, the premier local expert in seamless gutters in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island discusses some these factors below. Drainage Area This [...]

Different Types of Roofs For Your Home or Commercial Building

2018-11-07T03:19:16+00:00By |Categories: Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Customizing your home showcases your individual design preferences and is key to making your place truly feel comfortable. When it comes to the outside of the home, homeowners are usually focused on enhancing the visual appeal of their property, increasing their resale value, and maintaining the overall safety of their home or building. After all, [...]

The Effect Winter Has On Your Roof

2018-10-30T18:53:51+00:00By |Categories: Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The New England winter can wreak havoc on your roof. This is why, we at United We Stand, recommend semi-annual inspections to ensure your roofing system is intact before and after the most damaging part of the year. Below are just some of the reasons why winter can cause so much damage to your roof.  Wind [...]

Why You Should Have Your Roof Inspected

2018-10-21T18:06:56+00:00By |Categories: Roofing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Keeping your roof in good condition is critical to ensuring it keeps you protected for a long time. A roof replacement is one of the most expensive and time-consuming repairs a homeowner will ever face. Just like with your car, it’s important to maintain your roof to keep it in tip-top shape and have a routine [...]