Stain and water moisture on ceiling caused by winter roof leaks

Winter roof leaks can be tough to resolve, especially in snowy areas like Grand Rapids MI. Learn the cause and what to do if your roof is leaking.

large outdoor display of Christmas lights.

How to Hang Christmas Decorations on Roofs and Gutters

Delight others and take pride in beautiful outdoor Christmas lights. Learn how to hang decorations on your gutters and roof with these tips.
aluminum gutter and downspout installation

Gutter Types: How to Choose the Right Kind

Choose the best gutter type for your home, climate, and personal taste. Half-round, K style or fascia. Vinyl, aluminum, steel, or copper. Information is key.
Houses with red roofs and monthly installment calculator

7 Options for Financing a New Roof

If you're like most people who find out they need a new roof, you'll immediately start looking into the best ways to finance that new roof. Luckily there are several different roof financing options, and each has its own pros and cons.
gutter clogged with fall Maple leaves

Best Way to Clean Gutters

Who knew there were so many ways to clean gutters. Choose the method that works for you, else hire a professional to keep your gutters clean.
Moss on a shingle roof

How to Remove Algae and Mold From Roof Shingles

How to remove algae, moss stains, and mold from your shingles to keep your roof strong and maintain your home's appearance and resale value.
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Roof repair after storm damage in West Michigan

Melvin Belk Roofing provides free estimates if a West Michigan storm damaged your roof. Here's what to do for fast emergency roof repair.
house with light and dark grey shingles in grand rapids mi

Most Popular Shingle Colors in 2022

The most popular shingle colors in 2022 are perennial favorites. A few simple tips will help you pick just the right asphalt shingles to match your home.
asphalt shingles with cracks in need of roof repair

8 Signs your Roof Needs Repair

Warmer weather is the time to check your home's roof for items in need of repair such as leaks, sagging, cracking, or poor flashing.
ice dam in the gutter of a house in grand rapids, mi

How to Remove Ice Dams from Your Roof

Ice dams can cause damage to the inside and outside of your house. Here is how to get rid of them and avoid major repairs in the future.
a roof rake being used to remove snow from the roof of a house

How and When to Remove Snow From Your Roof

Signs that it is time to remove snow from your roof, how too much snow can be dangerous, and how to safely clear snow to prevent damage.
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Are Roof Warranties Worth Buying?

Many roofing contractors guarantee their work but is an extended warranty worth the money? Here are some details about different types of warranties.
ice dams on the roof of a house

It’s Late Summer—Time to Prevent Ice Dams on your Roof

The key to preventing ice dams is preparation! Find out what causes ice dams and which steps you can take to keep them from forming.