1. Safety Tips to Install Holiday Lights on Your Roof

    ‘Tis the season to hang those roof lights. And along with holiday spirit comes the danger of heading up to the roof to hang those lights. Here at Red Dog’s Roofing, we’re well aware that the roof isn’t the best place to spend your winter. It’s steep, high above the ground, and in the middl…Read More

  2. Signs Your Roof Needs Repairs Before Winter

    With winter weather in the forecast, it’s time to batten down the hatches and prepare for blizzards and cold. Your roof is your home’s first line of defense against all that Mother Nature can produce this season, so it’s crucial to inspect your roof for any issues before they become major prob…Read More

  3. Signs That Your Chimney Requires Tuckpointing

    Oftentimes our chimneys go overlooked. They can rest on our roofs unnoticed for decades on end. And if they do, it’s often only when the chimney has turned into a hazard that we perform any maintenance or repairs. However, with a bit of foresight, you can have tuckpointing performed on your chimne…Read More

  4. The Benefits and Drawbacks of Wood Shake Roofing

    There may be no roofing material that is more timeless than wood shakes. Wood shakes have been in use for millennia, providing a unique, natural appeal as well as protection for homes. As a tried and true roofing material, there are some obvious benefits to wood shingle roofing. However, as more mod…Read More

  5. How to Detect Roof Leaks

    A leaky roof is a serious issue and it can lead to substantial, costly damage to your home. That’s why it's crucial to have your home inspected every year to ensure that leaks don’t crop up. In addition, you can take measures to ensure that your roof isn’t leaking in between inspections. Remai…Read More

  6. All You Need to Know About Installing Solar Panels on Your Roof

    Installing solar panels on your roof is a phenomenal investment. Over time, you’ll save money through the energy output of your panels, and your home will be less taxing on the environment, since it won’t have to use as much energy provided by the city (which may be produced by coal or natural g…Read More

  7. The Benefits and Drawbacks of Slate Tile Roofing

    Are you considering slate tile for your new roof? Like any other roofing material, slate tile has a host of benefits and drawbacks that are unique. For example, folks favor slate tile roofing because they love its look, yet others shy away from slate, due to its price. Where do you stand? Well, if y…Read More

  8. The Importance of Weatherproof Flashing

    While you may have seen flashing around your roof and the rest of your home, you may not know what it is and what it does. Well, this part of your home’s exterior is important in ensuring that the envelope of your home is sealed and protected from the forces of Mother Nature, even around your home…Read More

  9. Why We Use Underlayments

    Your roof is your home’s first layer of protection against the storms that Mother Nature can produce. As such, it’s crucial to ensure that your roof is built well enough so that it’s up to the task. While the outermost material of your roof (e.g. the shingles of a roof) will provide the most p…Read More