How to Remove & Prevent Ice Dams to Avoid Roof Damage

Glistening icicles adorning a frozen rooftop may look beautiful in a Hallmark movie, but they are far from picture perfect. These winter staples can cause big issues for your roof and leave you with a hefty repair bill. Louisville winters are often unpredictable, but it’s no secret we get one or two good snow falls each year. Ice damming is a complicated interaction between snow, temperatures, and roof structure. We are here to demystify these formations and discover how they form, why they cause damage, and how to protect your home from ice dams. [...]

By |2020-12-29T14:25:13-05:00December 16th, 2019|Roofing|

How to Hang Holiday Lights on Your Louisville Home (And Not Ruin Your Roof)

Fall is approaching, holiday season is right around the corner, and it’s now less than 100 days until Christmas. For some, this means the dreaded extra traffic getting to and from the mall, arranging flight plans for visiting family, and hanging those tangled holiday lights around the house!If you don’t know how to hang Christmas lights properly, you might be ruining your roof without even realizing it. Yes, there really is a proper way to do this! But, how do you know if you’re damaging your roof, eaves, gutters, and siding?With our help at Abrams [...]

By |2021-07-08T14:04:30-04:00October 26th, 2019|Roofing|

TPO Roofing Systems: Breaking Down Repair, Installation, and More!

TPO roofing is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. single-ply roofing industry today. Since its inception in the 1990s, TPO roofing has soared in popularity in Louisville and surrounding areas. It is resilient in both extreme heat and extreme cold, while also being highly resistant to tears, impacts, and punctures. It’s easier to install than older methods and tends to last longer than competitors.  As local experts in the industry, we are breaking down the basis of TPO roofing to give you all the information you need to know on how to install, [...]

By |2021-04-27T10:11:11-04:00July 29th, 2019|Roofing|

Your Complete Guide to the Most Popular Types of Commercial Roofing

Making sure your commercial office or workplace is safe on the outside means you can focus on what’s happening inside. Making sure the roof of your business establishment is installed, maintained, and repaired properly allows you to keep your business, employees, and customers safe. In order to do so, the first step is to familiarize yourself with the different types of commercial roofing. Roofing for businesses, restaurants, commercial facilities, hi-rise buildings, schools, hospitals, and government buildings all require unique planning and prep. For commercial roofing jobs, there is specialized installation, maintenance, and applications that [...]

By |2021-08-27T15:06:14-04:00July 10th, 2019|Roofing|

Pros & Cons: Types of Roofing Materials Explained

So, you need a roof replacement for your Louisville home. Where do you start? It’s easy to get overwhelmed with so much variety in terms of roofing materials, colors, costs, and more. Whether you’re shopping for a brand-new build or a replacement for your current roof, which material do you pick? It’s important to decide what’s best for both your home and your wallet. Any upgrades to your roof, despite type and kind, will add value to your home overall. But you don’t want to sink too much money into your roof if it’s [...]

By |2021-01-02T18:37:36-05:00February 25th, 2019|Roofing|
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