Novalis Roofing & Siding Blog

When you are relaxing in your living room, the last thing you want to see is water leaking from the ceiling. Unfortunately, this happens, but what can you do about it? If you have tried everything and still can't figure out where the leak is...

Heavy snow is an inevitable feature of New Jersey winters. With this in mind, state and local regulations determine the slope and other key specs of a roof to ensure it can handle up to a certain amount of snow. Even with the right design...

Throughout the cold winter months, keep an eye out for icicles forming on your roof. The presence of icicles are a sign that an ice dam may have formed on your roof. When the heat in your attic melts the snow on your roof, it...

When people talk about gratitude for having a roof over their heads, they are often using it metaphorically, but it can also be quite literal. The roof over your head offers many benefits, and we want to show you why it’s important to take good...

Most homeowners are concerned with finding ways to save on energy costs. You might conduct a home audit and learn you need to purchase new windows. Maybe you feel cool air blow in the house through cracks around the door. While these are all good...

Despite how important gutters are, it is easy for homeowners to forget about them. Unfortunately, if you do not pay any mind to them, they can become clogged with leaves and debris. This is especially true in autumn when the leaves fall regularly. If you...

When you’re thinking about improvements that will add value to your home, there are some things you’ll want to get serious about. The roof is one of those things. Whether you’re planning to sell right away or just thinking about the future, the following are...

A new roof can be an exciting, but stressful project. You want it done right and may be wondering if there is anything you can do to ensure a smooth replacement. Completing the following tasks before the roofers arrive will get your replacement project off...

Maintain your roof with these four basic steps: Check for Pests like rodents, insects, bats, birds nesting in your attic, and shingles. Look for signs of animal activity and holes that need sealing. Look for Leaks on ceilings and attic areas that show water damage. Even minor...

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