Roof Types: What type of roof do I have?

How often do you think about your roof? You know it’s there, and it protects you from wind and rain, but have you really thought about why it’s shaped the way it is and what it’s made from? Honestly, your roof probably doesn’t even register with you as a completely separate part of your house—until […]

Winter

Your Home in the Winter

The Ultimate Guide to Ice Dams It’s that time of year again: temperatures are dropping and people are trading in bathing suits for winter coats. It’s pretty clear what to do when the seasons change in regards to what we wear. However, other winter checklist items feel a bit more abstract. Winter proofing is one […]

Do You Need Gutter Repairs?

gutter repairs

Do I Need Gutter Repairs And How Can I Do Them for Cheap? Gutter repairs, when done right, will prolong the life of your gutters. A well-maintained gutter can last decades, happily carrying water away from your home and foundation with little fuss. But what about the opposite scenario? What about when they fail? When […]

Gutters and Covers

gutters and covers

The Gutter Clog Moment No One Ever Talks About When someone calls MasterShield to get a free estimate for gutters and covers, they often immediately want to share the reason why they called us in the first place. In most cases, it’s trouble of some kind. Big trouble. The type they never, in a million […]

Exterior Peeling Paint? Advice for New Homeowners

Exterior peeling paint is a very common problem and an issue to check for as you do exterior spring cleaning or general fall maintenance. As a new homeowner, you might not recognize exterior peeling paint from other problems you may on the outside of your home. Exterior peeling paint, as opposed to blistering (which is […]