If you have a sense of how our society works, you have probably noticed that America has created an entire culture based around the idea of disposable, or junk, items. We make things that are to be shortly replaced, and want everything to be a cheap as possible so […]Read More
As a part of our safety program, Lone-Star Roof Systems has an all-office meeting once per month to discuss current OSHA standards, among other things. This little guy attended one of our past meetings, and volunteered to model our commercial project safety gear. Isn’t he just too cute? At Lone-Star, […]Read More
Thank You – From All of Us, to Each of You!
With each passing year companies come and go, grow and slow, and those who are fortunate enough to plan into another year of growth in reputation, community, and prosperity must take a moment to consider those who have helped them reach their goals. This year at Lone-Star Roof Systems, we […]Read More
Most Common Causes of Roof Issues – and How to Avoid Them! Part 1: Improper Installation
Picture this: A person arrives home everyday to a warm, secure building that protects everything they love and everything they own. They sit down to dinner, watch a little television and maybe head to bed early. In the middle of the night they wake up to find the roof of […]Read More
A Not-So-Flat Roof
For those of you just joining us, our Thursday blog usually focuses on Holmes on Homes, a show that goes into homes where contracting or construction work has been done poorly and corrects the issues that the poor work has created. Mr. Holmes is a general contractor from Canada with […]Read More
Deciphering Your Roofing Contract
Contracts are confusing and sometimes scary things. Often, modern contracts will befuddle even the most levelheaded of shoppers. But it is important to keep in mind that contracts were originally made to protect the consumer, and they still serve that purpose today.Read More
YAHOO Answers Question: What roof color will match well with wicker vinyl sidings.?
I’m doing siding and roofing for my house. I’m doing Royal Crest Vinyl siding Wicker color, but I’m confused with Roof color. I need to use Timberline roof. I like Barkwood and Weatherwood, which one will go best with Wicker Vinyl siding.Read More
See how Energy Efficient Your Home Could be with an Energy Audit
What is an energy audit? Energy audits are performed by trained inspectors who analyze points of low energy efficiency in your home. Energy auditors can be trained by a many people but there are two major organizations which train and certify energy auditors: the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and […]Read More
Think Before You Sign: What is Saving Your Deductible Really Costing You?
Why do some roofing companies claim they can “save your deductible”? The simple answer is because they want you to sign and they are willing to cut corners and help you defraud your insurance company. The long answer has three parts: your insurance; the roofing contractor; and how it affects […]Read More
Alarming Trend: Scammers Targeting Seniors
Scammers Targeting Seniors In today’s economy, shady people will do whatever they can to earn a quick buck. Unfortunately, senior citizens are usually the target of these scams. It’s important to be aware of who you hire. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not trying to scare you away from […]Read More
Choosing Your Roofing Contractor
Choosing Your Roofing Contractor When it comes time to replace or repair your roof, choosing a roofer may seem like a daunting task. Here are a few tips you may need to help you pick a quality roofer in a timely matter. (HINT: The easiest plan would be to call […]Read More