SHGC, or solar heat gain coefficient, is the measure of how much solar heat can pass through a window, and is one of the criteria that window energy efficiency ratings are based upon. Understanding some of the specifics about it can help you get the right replacement windows for your home. In today’s post, window and roofing installation contractor Advanced Roofing shares a quick guide to understanding SHGC.
Siding comes in virtually any material, style, and color that you can imagine, the sheer variety of which some homeowners may find overwhelming when choosing siding for their home. If you’re one of them, read on as the local roof repair contractors at Advanced Roofing share a look at the key things to consider when choosing new siding for your home.
The attic is one of the most overlooked areas of your home. However, the state of this space has a major impact on your home’s comfort and energy efficiency. As it turns out, it plays a vital role in your roof’s overall health. The lack of ventilation can have a direct effect on your roof, causing issues that prevent you from making the most out of your investment.
Slate is often an afterthought for many homeowners because of its hefty price tag. Not only that, but the weight of the roofing material means that installing it isn’t as easy as that of asphalt shingle or metal roofs. These drawbacks, however, shouldn’t deter you from considering slate as your top choice for your next roof replacement project.
Replacing your old windows will instantly change the look of your home and significantly boost its curb appeal. However, getting new windows will not simply make your house more attractive. When installed correctly and maintained properly, they will also help you get savings on your monthly utility bills.