Hail Storm Roof Damage

Hail Storm Roof Damage

Hail causes about $1 billion in damage to buildings, cars, houses, and crops in the US every year. You may have noted damage to your car or siding, but have you had your roof checked? How Hail Damages Your Roof Hailstones are formed when raindrops are blown upward...
Is a Solar-Panel Roof Right for My Home?

Is a Solar-Panel Roof Right for My Home?

Is a Solar-Panel Roof Right for My Home? At Graves Bros. Home Improvement Co., we get lots of questions about solar panels. We thought it would be helpful to collect some of the most frequently asked questions and answer them here for you.   Solar-Panel Roofing FAQ 1....
Five Cautions Before You Try a DIY Roofing Project

Five Cautions Before You Try a DIY Roofing Project

Do-it-yourself wisdom is abundant in books, online, and on TV, including instructions on how to put on a roof. All of this should prove very helpful – that is, if you’re hoping to be more informed about how to do roofing and what the roofers you hire are doing. If you...
Siding for Your WNY Home

Siding for Your WNY Home

Types of Siding to Consider for Your WNY Home When properly cared for, your home siding can last anywhere from twenty to over forty years – depending on the material, installation quality, wear and tear, and other factors. It’s a good thing siding improvements are...
Post Winter Roofing Checklist

Post Winter Roofing Checklist

Spring just arrived, so we should all be getting ready to inspect our roofs, attic and gutters for missing shingles, wear and tear, cracks, clogs, and mold growth. Winters in Western New York bring below-freezing temperatures, heavy snow, ice, and wind, all of which...