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ROOFING BLOG

The Watkins Construction and Roofing blog is dedicated to providing instructional, educational, and inspiring roofing content to aid the Jackson MS area homeowner.  

We want to help you figure out how to choose a professional roofing contractor, signs of damage to look for when performing routine home maintenance, and other common questions posed by the diligent homeowner. 

If you would like to request that we cover a particular roofing problem or question, please do not hesitate to drop a suggestion in our contact form! Our aim is to become a valuable resource to our Jackson area community.

Your New Roof Looks Great! How to Find the Best Look for Your Home

Your New Roof Looks Great! How to Find the Best Look for Your Home Your roof looks great! How to find the best look for your home. What is the right shingle for my home? Many homeowners have asked themselves this question. And it has the sense to ask it. After all,...

Show your Roof Some Love: 5 Roof Maintenance Tips

Show your Roof Some Love: 5 Roof Maintenance Tips. Summer is a very busy time for most homeowners. They have weddings to plan, kids’ activities to manage and vacations planned for later in the year. With so much on their plate, homeowners can easily forget about...

How do I budget for a home renovation?

How do I budget for a home renovation? Starting an interior renovation project can be an exciting time, but it can also be intimidating if you have no idea where to begin. It’s important to realize that renovations aren’t always simple or cheap. A lot of things need...

10 Home Renovation Tips from the Pros

10 Home Renovation Tips from the Pros. If you've been through a significant home improvement project, you will know just how stressful it can be. There is the planning, the budgeting, the waiting for work to begin. And then there is the actual work, which can be...

Understanding the basics of asphalt roofing shingles

Understanding the basics of asphalt roofing shingles. When it comes to roofing replacement, the roofing shingles become a critical element. However, most homeowners are not asphalt roofing shingles experts. Are you one of these homeowners? Don’t worry, here we bring...

How Much Will That Roofing Renovation Cost You?

How Much Will That Roofing Renovation Cost You? Surpassing even grocery spending, home improvement topped $420 billion last year. This is a lot of cash that consumers are willing to spend as anyone who owns a home wants to update it somehow. Despite the economy...

5 Quick Ways to Clean Your Metal Roof

5 Quick Ways to Clean Your Metal Roof. Apart from being visually stunning, metal roofs are exceptionally resistant to fires and easy and quick to install. What's more, metal roofs shed snow and rain quite easily because of their smooth finish. These roofs are...

9 Types of Metal Roofs

9 Types of Metal Roofs. Over the years, the roofing industry has seen improvements in cost, quality, and performance. With affordability and increased longevity growing to be a bigger concern over the past decade, metal roofs have become one of the most popular...

The 5 Most Important Steps in A Commercial Roof Inspection

The 5 Most Important Steps in A Commercial Roof Inspection. While any good-quality roofing system is highly durable, it is not indestructible. It can still get damaged due to several causes. Whether your roof is leaking due to mold and moss growth or hail storm...

3 Reasons Why Roof Ventilation is Important for Your Home

3 Reasons Why Roof Ventilation is Important for Your Home. Ventilation is a key factor for your roof life. It enlarges your roof life while reducing energy costs and indoor temperatures during hot months. Air flows properly through a well-ventilated attic, preventing...

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