Ice Dams – A Winter Hassle

Alex KotsyubaRoofing

ice dam in Albany

Preventing Ice Dams in Albany While the Northeast winters bring the joys of skiing and sledding, and the beautiful backdrop of snowcapped mountains, they also bring some unwanted headaches. One in particular can cause serious damage to your roof and home… ice dams. Ice dams are those chunks of ice that form along the edges of your roof. While frozen, … Read More

Winter Roofing Pros and Cons

Alex KotsyubaRoofing

winter-roof

Should roofing be done in the winter? The simple answer is… it depends. While it’s not ideal to have workers on rooftops in difficult conditions, there are benefits and often times needs to be on the roof in the winter. A few CONs of winter roofing include: Asphalt shingles are applied with seal strips and if inappropriately installed can allow … Read More

Winter Roofing Tips for Maintaining Your Roof

Alex KotsyubaRoofing

snow causing damage on roof

Your roof takes the brunt of Mother Nature. From the hot sun beating down on it on those humid summer days, to ice, snow, and wind from winter storms, your roof gets through it all. In the winter, there are several steps you can take to ensure that your roof doesn’t run into any issues. During times where there is … Read More

Effects of Ice Dams on Your Roof

Alex KotsyubaRoofing

Ice dams and snow on roof and gutters

What are Ice Dams? Ice dams can be a nuisance to your roof and your home. They are caused when snow cannot properly melt off of your roof, usually because of gutter clogs or other issues. The trapped water pools and re-freezes, forming a mass of ice that further hinders any water runoff. What Can Ice Dams do to My … Read More

Best of List 2015

Alex KotsyubaRoofing

From the “Life As I See It” blog: “The first business I want to tell you about is Home Evolution. I normally prefer finding contractors through referrals from family and friends, but when I can’t, my go-to resource is Angie’s List. That’s where I found Home Evolution – one of the highest rated companies, for installing our new roof last … Read More

Protect Your Gutters with RHINO Gutter Guard®

Alex KotsyubaRoofing

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At Home Evolution, we provide our clients with only the highest quality materials intended to maintain, protect, and enhance their homes. That’s why, when it comes to gutter protection, we use RHINO Gutter Guard® to ensure that water is the only thing getting into your gutters. RHINO Gutter Guard® has a reputation for being the nation’s top product in gutter … Read More

Owens Corning VentSure Ridge Vents

Alex KotsyubaRoofing

installer installing ridge vents

Home Evolution uses only the finest products when providing customers with roofing that will last and protect their homes. One of the products that we offer is Owens Corning VentSure Ridge Vents. VentSure Ridge Vents are placed along the peaks of the roof to help prevent the buildup of heat and moisture while adding a sleek finish. Using Owens Corning … Read More