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How Long Does It Take to Install a New Roof? Roof installations have numerous factors that determine how long it will take to complete the project. The size of the home and roofing crew will be the biggest factors that determine the speed of a roof installation. If you have an average-sized home, yo...

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*Disclaimer: When hanging your roof, ensure that doing so is allowed under any building and safety codes. Avoid hanging lights during wet weather, such as rain or snow. Have somebody with you during the installment process, especially a professional to ensure safety and avoid damage.* One of the bes...

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If you’ve recently been in your attic retrieving holiday decoration and noticed a musty smell, you may be experiencing a roofing issue. Attics are not supposed to be musty. A musty odor occurs when heat and moisture get trapped in an area. Your attic should be devoid of hot air and moisture so if yo...

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Whether you love winter or hate it, there are always a plethora of questions surrounding what cold weather can do to your home. From heavy snow to blistering cold, and more, the winter delivers some of the most extreme weather. Is your roof up for it?   Michigan weather can be rough. The D...

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Your shingles are made up of several components with each part serving a specific role to keep your home dry and safe. There is no more important part of your shingles than the roofing granules. It has benefits for keeping your home safe and has features that help your roofing contractor.  Roof...

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During a typical Michigan year, your chimney will be exposed to blustery winds, freezing temperatures, driving rain, heat, thunderstorms, hail, and more. Don’t get us wrong, we love Michigan because we get all 4 seasons but that’s a lot of weather to handle!   The elements can cause the sturdie...

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When homeowners start to discuss getting a roof replacement, then the discussion begins; what type of roofing material to choose from? There are numerous materials on the market. From metal roofs to asphalt roofing, slate, and more, there is a serious amount of noise to cut through to determine what...

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Hail is a weather event that always causes a level of concern for homeowners around metro Detroit. It causes a litany of problems for your home, belongings, and nature. But why is a hail storm so concerning? Kearns Brothers will walk you through why hail is so damaging to your roof and what you need...

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Attic spaces tend to turn into forgotten storage spaces that many homeowners do not pay close attention to. What the attic is, is a place where cool air enters and humid, warm air exits through the exhaust vents.    Why is Attic Ventilation Important?  Attic ventilation is a nece...

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Your roof is the most important part of your home’s overall protection. From keeping your home comfortable from the outdoors to protecting it against storms, your roof is the protector of the interior of your home. That is why it is important that it can stand against rainstorms and ice dams because...

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