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Attic spaces tend to turn into forgotten storage spaces that many homeowners do not pay close attention to. What the attic is, is a place where cool air enters and humid, warm air exits through the exhaust vents.    Why is Attic Ventilation Important?  Attic ventilation is a nece...

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Your roof is the most important part of your home’s overall protection. From keeping your home comfortable from the outdoors to protecting it against storms, your roof is the protector of the interior of your home. That is why it is important that it can stand against rainstorms and ice dams because...

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When football season starts, it’s time to start thinking about exterior fall maintenance projects. It’s unfortunate really. With games on Saturday and Sunday, who has the time to inspect your roof? The truth of the matter is that once the leaves fall, you have one very important job; removing leaves...

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Spring showers can expose winter damage in the shape of a chimney leak in your home. Unfortunately, chimney leaks are commonplace, especially in Michigan where the weather can be a brisk 20 degrees one day and a beautiful 60 and sunny the next. These temperature fluctuations are hard on us but imagi...

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Roof Sheathing is the same as roof decking. So many items in the home improvement industry have multiple names for the same product. Any visit to the local home improvement store will highlight the dazzling array of products with different names. Plumbing couplers have so many different names from c...

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Moisture condensation stains can show up in numerous places throughout your home, and they are different from a water stain created by a leaky roof. The most important thing to realize when a moisture condensation stain appears is that it won’t go away without fixing the root cause of it. But where...

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Everyday roofers are tasked with keeping your home dry and the drip edge is an efficient way to protect your home. There is a reason that this piece of flashing is required for many roof warranties throughout the United States and is even required in some states. It works.   A drip edge is...

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Kearns Brothers have been in the roofing industry for nearly 40 years and we occasionally get questions about roof overlay. In our post today, we’ll discuss   What a roof overlay is Why it may be problematic for your home  Why Kearns Brothers recommend complete tear-off instead&n...

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Solar panels provide a great opportunity to reduce reliance on fossil fuels but before adding a system to your roof, be sure to look into if solar panels void your roof warranty. While the standard roof rack systems are commonplace, there are other options for homeowners that do not want a system on...

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A Trusted Storm Damage Roof Repair Company in Metro Detroit Kearns Brothers specialize in storm damage roof repair and roof replacement.  Severe weather is a regular occurrence, and we’ve been helping homeowners in the metro Detroit area for over 30 years. Kearns Brothers have replaced thousands...

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