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Global Response to the Production and Distribution Disruptions

October 6, 2021 2:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Global Response to the Production and Distribution Disruptions

COVID-19 has laid bare many uncomfortable truths regarding society’s overall preparedness for low-probability but high-impact events, especially global ones. These range from issues pertaining exclusively to pandemic readiness (like our domestic capacity to produce personal protective equipment, ventilators, sanitizer and vaccines) to matters that are considerably less esoteric, like the ability of global supply chains [...]


Repair vs. Replacement of damage siding? Which one?

September 7, 2021 2:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Repair vs. Replacement of damage siding? Which one?

Even though vinyl siding is built to last, damage from unpredictable weather and regular wear and tear can occur throughout the years. When you notice chips, cracks, or weathering, you must determine whether the vinyl siding damage needs repair or full replacement. While deciding whether repairs or a full replacement is necessary often comes down [...]


Why is the sun so brutal on any types of Roof?

August 4, 2021 2:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Why is the sun so brutal on any types of Roof?

The sun is both a giver of life and destroyer of just about everything. Without it, we would have no light, no energy, and our planet would be an uninhabitable ball of ice hurling through space. However, it also is a force of unparalleled destruction, eating away at virtually anything left outside and exposed to [...]


Designed to Withstand Nature’s Extremes

July 1, 2021 3:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Designed to Withstand Nature’s Extremes

Shingles are the first layer of a home’s defense, protecting us against extreme weather that can be dangerous to the people and the things we hold dear. When you choose Atlas shingles with Core4™ Technology, you can be sure that you are sheltering your family beneath some of the most durable shingles in the industry. [...]


What is the main difference between 5-inch gutters and 6- inch gutters?

June 4, 2021 4:40 pm Published by Comments Off on What is the main difference between 5-inch gutters and 6- inch gutters?

5” or 6” K Style Gutters – What’s the difference? We know you’ve been losing sleep wondering what the difference is between 5-inch and 6-inch gutters and which is the right choice for your home. Good news! We’re here to break down details of the two most common gutter sizes so you can make an [...]


10 Signs You Need New Gutters

May 3, 2021 2:38 pm Published by Comments Off on 10 Signs You Need New Gutters

Keeping your gutters clean and clear of debris is an important part of roof and home maintenance, but sometimes you need more than a deep clean. Sometimes you may need to have professional work done, but you might even need to replace your gutters entirely. Here are signs you need new gutters. Sagging If your [...]


The Top 15 Common Roof Problems

April 1, 2021 3:07 pm Published by Comments Off on The Top 15 Common Roof Problems

Leaking Roofs Even the sturdiest shingles may cause leaks and other problems in your home. When moisture soaks into the roof, it can leak into the house, creating mold and mildew along with rotting your house. Lifted Shingles Severe weather and high winds can lift metal flashing, tiles, and shingles up. Lifted shingles need to [...]


Why Proper Attic Ventilation is Important for Your Home.

March 3, 2021 2:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Why Proper Attic Ventilation is Important for Your Home.

Your attic is much more than just a storage space. It is a part of your overall roof system, and in order to get the most from your roof you will want to make sure that your attic is properly ventilated. Not only can proper attic ventilation keep your energy costs down, but it will [...]


Invest in Your Roof Using Tax Returns or Convenient Financing Options

February 1, 2021 4:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Invest in Your Roof Using Tax Returns or Convenient Financing Options

If you’ve just received a tax return, it’s a great time to get that new roof you’ve been thinking about. Spring is here, storms are coming, and good for you if you’re getting a refund on your tax return. What better way to use it than to invest it back into your home? Aside from [...]


Our 20-Point Roof Inspection Process

January 5, 2021 5:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Our 20-Point Roof Inspection Process

At Alpha Design Services, we have a 20-point roof inspection that cover every important detail. Number one, we’re going to try to determine the approximate age of the roof. Is it 1-5 years old or 16 years old? The most important day in the life of the roof is the day that it’s installed. How [...]