Asphalt Shingle Warranties: What You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know

When buying a roof, it is expected that a homeowner will also purchase a warranty with it. Though this is common knowledge, many homeowners don’t know to look for many details and pitfalls when it comes to warranties or why they even need a warranty in the first place. This post focuses on asphalt [...]

By |2017-09-26T14:51:38-05:00September 26th, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Roofing|Comments Off on Asphalt Shingle Warranties: What You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know

The Important Questions and Answers About Roofing Ventilation

There is a lot of information out there about roofing ventilation—why you need it and what kind of vent is best for your home—and it can be overwhelming. Quality roof ventilation depends on proper insulation, but this article will answer the most important questions and give you a simple overview of an expansive topic. [...]

By |2017-09-12T12:26:53-05:00September 12th, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Industry News, Roofing|Comments Off on The Important Questions and Answers About Roofing Ventilation

Is your home in need of a new siding color?

Choosing the right colors can be overwhelming, especially knowing that you will be looking at your siding every day, and visitors and passersby will be viewing it as well. It’s definitely a long-term investment, so keep these pointers in mind:   1.  Start by looking at the color of your roof. A roof [...]

By |2017-08-29T09:36:58-05:00August 29th, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Roofing|Comments Off on Is your home in need of a new siding color?

Six Important Tips for Finding and Choosing the Right Contractor

In just southern Wisconsin alone, there are hundreds of contractors to choose from. Every home and project for your home is unique, and as a homeowner, you should be educated about how to find and choose the right contractor. Repairing or renovating your home can be stressful with the wrong contractor but enjoyable with [...]

By |2017-08-01T13:02:23-05:00August 1st, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Industry News, Landscaping, Roofing|Comments Off on Six Important Tips for Finding and Choosing the Right Contractor

Green Roofs By Big Fish Contracting

Big Fish Contracting is your Waukesha Roofing Contractor that is now Green! Big Fish Contracting is currently a GAF Master Elite Waukesha Roofing Contractor and a certified Green Roofer! So what does this mean? It means that we're committed to recycling shingles from tear off's where available and we operate our business in an otherwise [...]

By |2014-08-13T16:28:33-05:00March 18th, 2013|Contractor Blog, Roofing|Comments Off on Green Roofs By Big Fish Contracting

Common Roofing Problems

After being in the roofing business for over 14 years as a Milwaukee Roofer, we got together with GAF to showcase some of the most common roofing problems that we've ran into. Check out this pdf on the most common Milwaukee-Roofing-Problems. This pdf lists isolated roofing symptoms and points to the common causes. If you see [...]

By |2014-08-13T16:28:39-05:00May 21st, 2012|Contractor Blog, Roofing|Comments Off on Common Roofing Problems

Milwaukee Roofing: How To Protect From Hail Damage

A Roofing tip from your Milwaukee Roofing Contractor: Check out this video for how to protect your roof from hail damage: This is a great video for learning what type of shingles will protect your home from repetitive hail damage. This video shows that your new shingles must have at least a Class 3 or [...]

By |2014-08-13T16:28:39-05:00May 21st, 2012|Contractor Blog, Roofing|Comments Off on Milwaukee Roofing: How To Protect From Hail Damage