How Much Snow Can Your Roofing System Handle?

When it’s snowing outside, many homeowners tend to overlook their roofs. Yet, excessive amounts of snow can compromise the structural integrity of the system. It can also contribute to leaks and, eventually, water damage.

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Cost To Reside A House

Everyone loves good curb appeal these days, and home siding is one of the first things people notice about your Downriver home. Siding can be made from a variety of materials including wood, vinyl; metal; fiber cement; brick veneer; or stone veneer. In the hands of a quality contractor, correctly installed siding adds beauty and  … Read more

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Does Home Owners Insurance Cover Roof Leaks?

Looking towards the heavens, many a Downriver homeowner have paused to wonder does my homeowner’s insurance cover roof leaks?  It may and it may not. Your homeowner’s insurance may cover roof damage, depending on what caused the damage. Here are several things to consider when it comes to insurance coverage for a damaged roof.  Have  … Read more

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Achieving Proper Attic Ventilation During Winter

As a homeowner, you’re probably familiar with how ventilation works in your home. But making sure it’s sufficient enough to last throughout the winter season without damaging your roof can be tricky, especially if you don’t know how to maintain and care for it. 

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Preventing Roofing Damage During Winter

The roof of your home is built to take on the elements brought about by the seasons, especially during winter. If you find any problems on your roof, think twice before you go up there by yourself. It’s risky to do even if you’ve taken safety precautions. You might accidentally cause more damage as well,  … Read more

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Roofing Sheathing Thickness

Roofing Sheathing Thickness If you are thinking about a roof replacement and doing your research, you might be overwhelmed by all the steps, terminology, materials required, and of course, getting up and working on your actual Michigan roof. Let’s take a look at one specific material, roof sheathing, and also explore the best roof replacement  … Read more

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Finding the Cause Behind Your Leaking Chimney

The exterior components of a chimney are made to withstand the natural elements while the interior components are built to be exposed to heat. This means there shouldn’t be any moisture buildup present as it can cause damage to the system over time. So, you need to find the root cause of a leaking chimney.

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How Big Is A Square Of Shingles

A healthy roof is critical l to your downriver home’s value, curb appeal, and safety. Roofs offer your home its crowing appearance and critical protection against elements like wind, rain, hail, and snow. As your roof gets older, it may start deteriorating. Your shingles can break down, crack, fall off, curl, or develop other issues,  … Read more

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How Long Is A Roof Good For?

The Top Signs It’s Time for a New Roof If you are in the market for a new downriver home, you will want to know the age of the roof and how much longer it will last. Likewise, if you have been in your home for a while, you also want to understand the current  … Read more

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What to Look for in a Window Replacement Contractor

One of the best home improvement projects you can tackle is window replacement. New windows can vastly improve your home’s curb appeal. In many cases, a home looks new and more up-to-date when the windows are replaced. 

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Cost to Replace Windows in House

Choosing windows for your downriver home can involve many decisions, and whether you’re in need of a few replacements or require all-new windows for new construction, our design experts can help you choose the best options for your home. We offer affordable styles and a wide variety of options including bay windows, built-in blinds, energy  … Read more

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When and How to Winterize Your Deck

The outdoor components of your home are designed to withstand the elements. They’re there to protect your home from problems associated with harsh weather conditions. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t do anything to prepare your siding, roof and other home components for winter storms and freezing temperatures.

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How Much Damage Does Hail Bring to Your Roof?

Hailstones form around water droplets, particles of dust and other nuclei floating in the air where there are freezing temperatures. They grow in size as they pick up more moisture from water vapor and rain. The amount of destruction hailstones cause is largely dependent on their size, the altitude from which they fall and the  … Read more

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Best Roof Sealant for Shingles

Sealant for Shingles There is a plethora of tips and tricks to help you extend the life of your downriver home roof, but it is important to make sure you are making a smart investment. You do not want to end up spending more on preventative measures than it would cost you for a brand-new  … Read more

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How Long Does A 30 Year Roof Really Last?

The materials used and quality of workmanship—as well as the climate and weather—determine the lifespan of your roof. While many types of roofs can last longer than 15 years, there are several that can last for 50 years or longer, with the exception of a serious storm or a large fallen tree. Not surprisingly, cheaper  … Read more

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Roofing Replacement Cost Estimates

When you are looking into getting your downriver roof replaced, you need to know everything that contributes to the cost. The average price to replace your home’s roof can range from $5,000 – $28,000. This pricing includes things like square footage, materials, the local labor cost. The average price of a mid-range roof replacement can  … Read more

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Attaching a Roof to an Existing Roof

You may be looking at your downriver roof and wondering can you lay new roof shingles over old? The answer is yes, you can lay new roof shingles over old ones. However, now that we’ve taken care of that initial question, let’s look at a couple of reasons why you might want to do this.  … Read more

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The Ultimate Kitchen Remodeling Checklist

Updating your kitchen is very rewarding. After all, it’s a chance for homeowners to revamp their cooking space to truly make it their own so that they can feel at ease and get the most out of their cooking experience whenever they choose to use their kitchen. So, if you’re an avid home cook or  … Read more

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3 Ways a Bathroom Remodeling Project Pays Off in the Future

Your bathroom may be one of the smallest spaces in your home, but it’s actually one of the most important because it’s a space where you can relax and refresh your mind and body after a long day. If you have future plans of improving your bathroom, it could be a worthwhile investment if executed  … Read more

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How To Fix Gutters Pulling Away From House

You walk out your front door and around the corner of your Downriver home. Looking up at your roofline, you notice that the rain gutter is pulling away from the house.  And since they are no longer connected to the roof, they are able to do their job. Gutters separating from the structure are actually  … Read more

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Cost to Replace Windows In Old House

Many historic homes still have their original windows. For a home to be considered historic, it must be at least 50 years old. Most fifty-year-old windows are almost certainly drafty and single-paned, making it hard for them to keep out hot and cold air. Some downriver homeowners believe that replacing historic windows with newer ones  … Read more

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How to Prepare for Flooring Installation

One of the most exciting things for a homeowner is waiting for the result of a new flooring installation project. Weeks or even months of planning their new flooring can finally come to fruition after meticulously choosing the perfect material for their home. After all, your floors add a lot of character and value to  … Read more

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Repairs or Replacements: How to Tell What Your Roof Needs

Nowadays, most roofing systems are manufactured to last for as long as possible, thanks to advanced manufacturing technologies. However, not even a well-made roof can last forever. And, as time goes by, your roof will eventually deteriorate. With that in mind, it’s important for homeowners such as yourself to be able to determine when your  … Read more

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How To Repair Roof Shingles Blown Off

How Downriver Residents Can Repair Blown Off  Roof Shingles  Roofing shingles are designed to hold up to the elements. However, even the best quality shingles can blow off during strong winds or a Michigan storm. Harsh winds can weaken nails, which allows the shingles to come loose and blow off the roof. Shingles are quite  … Read more

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How Long Does It Take To Replace A Roof

How Long Does It Take To Replace A Michigan Roof When it comes time to replace your Downriver roof, one of the most common questions people have is how long it will take? Having your roof replaced is a noisy process and Downriver homeowners want to get it done as soon as possible. For residential  … Read more

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4 Things to Consider When Picking New Siding

Considered to be the skin of your home, siding is one of your property’s most important components. This is because not only does it help protect your home against the elements and improve its energy efficiency, but also boosts your home’s overall curb appeal and, therefore, its value. As such, when you’re having it replaced,  … Read more

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How To Remove Haze From Double Pane Windows

How Downriver residence Remove Haze From Double Pane Windows A double pane window is made up of two separate pieces or panes of glass. These two pieces are then sealed together with a small space between each pane of glass. Because of the design of double pane windows, they are prone to fogging up inside.  … Read more

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The Benefits of Working With GAF Master Elite® Roofers

Replacing or repairing your roofing system is a complex task that no homeowners should just dive into on their own. Otherwise, you’ll leave yourself vulnerable to injuries and mistakes that can damage your home and cost a staggering amount to rectify. With that in mind, it’s best that you enlist the help of an expert  … Read more

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Things to Consider When Replacing A Roof

Things Downriver Residents Need to Consider When Replacing A Roof Are you wondering if it is time for a new roof?  If you are thinking about a roof replacement, you should contact a licensed, reliable contractor. Before you do that, you probably want to know exactly what a roof replacement entails. Be on the lookout  … Read more

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How Often Should You Replace Windows?

How Often Should You Replace Windows  When it comes to improving the performance and efficiency of existing windows, downriver homeowners have a range of options to consider. You can opt for simple, low budget DIY fixes like replacing weatherstripping or installing window films or go with pricier solutions that require you to replace the entire  … Read more

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What Type of Gutters Are Best?

Rain gutters are one of your home’s most vital protections against the elements. They gather the runoff from your roof caused by rain and melting snow and divert it away from your siding and foundation ensuring it does the least amount of harm. Because your rain gutters are such an important part of maintaining the  … Read more

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How to Restore Trex Decking

What is the best way to clean composite decking? Whether you love to grill for the family, take quiet naps in the sun or need to remodel the designated summer spot for ‘happy hour’ with friends, you can transform your backyard into an oasis with a custom deck or patio. Not only are they a  … Read more

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Hip Versus Gable Roof

When it is time to replace your roof it’s one of the biggest home improvement jobs you’ll ever do, so you want to make sure it’s done right.  There are many roofing types to choose from, and hip roofs are two of the most common choices in the US. So, which one is right for  … Read more

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What Is the Most Expensive Part Of A Kitchen Remodel?

Expensive Kitchen Remodel? Once you decide you want, or need, to remodel your kitchen, the process begins immediately. You’re browsing social media and home magazines collecting images of what your dream kitchen would look like. Every time you walk into your current kitchen, you imagine the new and remodeled version of it. At some point  … Read more

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How Long Do Asphalt Shingles Last?

Asphalt Shingles They are one of the most popular roofing material options, so how long do asphalt shingles last exactly? It’s not a simple answer as there are many factors that influence a shingle’s lifespan: the exact asphalt shingle product used, how you maintain and repair your roof, climate and weather in the area, and  … Read more

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How Often Should a Roof be Replaced?

Warning Signs You Need a New Roof Keeping your home safe and secure begins with your roof. The costs of maintaining and update your roof vary widely, and for a large roof with lots of peaks and valleys, the roofing costs quickly skyrocket. Since roofing can be one of the most expensive home improvement projects  … Read more

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What is a Good Size Deck for Entertaining?

Whether you love to grill for the family, take quiet naps in the sun or need to remodel the designated summer spot for ‘happy hour’ with friends, you can transform your backyard into an oasis with a custom deck or patio. Not only are they a great space to cook, relax and entertain, but they  … Read more

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Is a Composite Deck Worth the Money?

Composite Deck Although many factors determine an ideal deck design, the overall style of a deck is dictated by the actual decking material.  Composite decks have become increasingly popular in recent years as the price range of decking boards continue to rise over time. There are a number of different composite products on the market,  … Read more

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Keep Your Roof Prepared For The Summer

Roof cleaning Summer is just around the corner and it’s important to remember your roof when the temperatures start to rise.  There are many factors that can make the summer months a particularly rough time for your home’s roof. Between the heat, intense sunshine, and potential thunderstorms and winds, your roof takes quite a beating  … Read more

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How to Measure for Roofing Shingles

One of the biggest challenges for pros and DIYers alike is accurately estimating materials for a construction project–especially for roofs as they are hard to access for taking measurements. It doesn’t have to be so tricky if you follow these reliable methods for determining the area of a roof and tips for estimating the number  … Read more

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Working with AllPoint for Insurance Repairs

Insurance repairs can be tricky and stressful, and it is crucial to find a good contractor to complete the work. When it comes time to file your homeowner’s insurance claim, working with a licensed contractor like AllPoint ensures the repairs are done right the first time. Your insurance company may recommend contractors, but you can  … Read more

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What is BUR or Built-Up Roofing?

For over 100-years, Built-up Roofing has been used in the U.S However, it is often referred to by another name–-tar and gravel roofing. Unlike the single-ply roofing that is so popular today, this form of roofing is created by alternating layers of bitumen and fabrics that come together to create a “membrane.” Then it is  … Read more

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5 Reasons to Hire AllPoint for Interior Renovations

  If you’ve caught yourself daydreaming about making your current home your dream home, look no further and let AllPoint turn your vision into a reality. We know that renovations and remodels require a significant investment of both time and money, so let the very best in the business to take care of you. What  … Read more

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Kitchen Remodeling Companies Downriver Michigan

Have you been dreaming about a shiny new kitchen for 2016? Well, dream no more. Perhaps it is a gift to you or a loved one, or your entire family. No matter what the occasion is, it is always a good one when you’re considering renovating your home’s kitchen. The kitchen is the place where the  … Read more

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Bathroom Remodeling Downriver Michigan

Your bathroom needs a makeover! One room many people neglect to renovate is their bathroom – often it is the room that is last on the list, but it’s actually a very good idea to update it, because it adds value to your home. In other words, bathroom remodeling pays off in the long run. Adding  … Read more

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Things to Ask When Getting Roofing Quotes

Your roof is one of the most important components to keep your home safe and secure. A new roof is a big investment, and one most people tackle begrudgingly. It’s not as exciting as something like new siding or a remodeled deck – most people don’t compliment you on what a great looking roof you  … Read more

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Why Proper Roofing Ventilation Is So Important

Roof Ventilation A healthy roofing system begins with good ventilation. Proper ventilation helps to prevent damage, costly repairs and premature aging caused by moisture in the winter and excess heat in the summer. Good home ventilation also helps to regulate temperature, reduce backdrafts and protect respiratory health by venting stale air and lowering emissions and  … Read more

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Best Siding Contractor In Downriver Michigan

Who doesn’t love a beautiful home? If you’re considering taking on a home remodeling project, siding is an important element to think about. It’s like the icing on a cake – what good is a cake without it? Allpoint Construction is the best siding contractor you can find in Downriver, MI, hands down. We have access to all  … Read more

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Best Remodeling Contractor In Downriver, Michigan

There’s never a bad time to starting a home remodeling project. With AllPoint Construction by your side, you can discover options for your property you never considered before, or even dreamed about. We specialize in renovating homes from top to bottom, from your roof and siding, to your kitchen, bathroom, home office, sun room, living  … Read more

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What Does Re-Roofing Mean?

What is the difference between re-roof and new roof? Homeowners know that keeping your roof in good shape is critical to both the safety and value of your home. When it comes to assessing your need for a new roof it is important to know if you should re-roof it or replace it. Your roof  … Read more

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How Many Roofing Nails Per Square?

How To Calculate Roofing Nails Your roof is one of the most important structural elements of your house, and in order to complete a successful re-roofing project, a significant investment in both time and money is required. It is highly recommended you hire a professional contractor for roofing work, and it can be difficult to  … Read more

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What Does TPO Mean in Roofing

When you are in the market for a new roof, there seems to be an endless amount of decisions: independent contractor or roofing company, re-roof or full replacement, what type of materials are best…the list goes on and on.  With so many choices, often decisions are left to the roofing contractor; let the expert tell  … Read more

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15 Signs You Need a Roof Replacement in Canton, Michigan

You don’t want to run the risk. With the possible exception of your foundation, your roof is quite literally the most important part of your home. It protects you against the elements, keeps the heat in, and the cold out. Especially in the cold winters and hot summers of Canton, Michigan, both of those extremes  … Read more

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Vinyl installation Downriver Michigan

Siding is an important feature of your property. Not only does it serve to pull the whole look of your home together, it also provides critical protection against ice, snow, rain, wind and sun. Additionally, it creates a barrier from insects such as termites. Ensuring your siding is up to par is extremely important. If  … Read more

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Roofing contractors Dearborn MI

 You may have seen a lot of commercials on TV lately for unbelievable deals on a new roof, but are they legitimate? If they use high-pressure sales techniques and promise the moon for an unrealistically low price, probably not. If you’re searching for a residential roofing contractor in Dearborn MI, you need to do some  … Read more

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Roof repair Downriver, Michigan

  When the weather gets nicer, it’s easier to see roof damage. Maybe your roof has curling or missing shingles, or holes. Perhaps it’s outdated and worn out looking. If this is the case, it’s time for you to call Allpoint Construction.  We are the experts when it comes to roof repair in Downriver, MI.  … Read more

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Basement remodeling Downriver, Michigan

Is your basement looking outdated and boring? Are you dealing with water damage, unfinished flooring, and/or a cold, musty space? If so, AllPoint Construction has the solution. We specialize in turning your blah basement into a snazzy living area, a place where you and your family can hang out, relax, and entertain friends. All of  … Read more

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Best siding contractor in Downriver, Michigan

Who doesn’t love a beautiful home? If you’re considering taking on a home remodeling project, siding is an important element to think about. It’s like the icing on a cake – what good is a cake without it? Allpoint Construction is the best siding contractor you can find in Downriver, MI, hands down. We have  … Read more

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Top remodeling contractor in Downriver, Michigan

When You Have AllPoint Construction by your side, you discover new options for your property that you may have never considered before. We specialize in renovating homes from top to bottom, from your roof and siding, to your kitchen, bathroom, home office, living room, sun room and bedroom. We create beautiful spaces for your family  … Read more

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Best Kitchen Remodeling Contractor Downriver Michigan

Have you been dreaming about a shiny new kitchen for 2020? Well, dream no more. Maybe it is a gift to you or a loved one, or your family. No matter the reason, it is always a good one when you’re considering renovating your home’s kitchen. The kitchen is the place where everything happens, your  … Read more

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Best Basement Remodeling Downriver

Is your basement looking outdated? maybe a little boring? Do you have water damage, unfinished flooring, and/or a cold, musty space? Good news, AllPoint Construction has the solution. We specialize in turning your blah basement into a fun living area. Turn your basement into a location where you and your family can hang out, relax,  … Read more

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Bathroom Contractor Downriver Michigan

Does Your bathroom need a makeover! One room home owners neglect to renovate is their bathroom – often it is the room which is last on the list. It’s actually a good idea to update your bathroom, because it adds value. In other words, bathroom remodeling pays off by increasing your home value. Adding new  … Read more

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