Bullet In New Roof

Bullet In New Roof

I was inspecting a newly constructed building and found this bullet damage where the bullet can be seen in the roof.  I normally find these within the 610 loop and most often on the east side, but his was in a more rural area.  See our other article on bullets in...
Laced Valley

Laced Valley

  Laced Valley. You just don’t see these much anymore. It’s a thing of beauty.
Why Splash Blocks?

Why Splash Blocks?

Why Gutters Gutters are installed to collect and control water run off from a roofing system and to control the water until it can be carried far enough away from a building that it does not create a potential for water entry at the roof, walls, or foundation and so...
Falling Bullets Cause Roof Damage

Falling Bullets Cause Roof Damage

The Fourth of July is upon us and many will be out celebrating.  As I see everyone planning their 4th of July celebrations I often stop and think about the number of bullets and bullet holes I find in roof surfaces in the Houston area due to falling bullets.  Finding...
Things To Do Around Your Home to Prepare for Winter

Things To Do Around Your Home to Prepare for Winter

Its Almost Winter It’s fall and winter is fast approaching.  As a building consultant there are a few things I do around my own house that are commonly needed as winter approaches.  While I am sure that I could come up with a much longer list and then my wife...