1. Simple Curb Appeal Tips for Selling Your Home

    When you’re selling your home, one of the primary areas where you will focus your attention is making sure your house looks attractive to potential buyers. These days, it’s more difficult than ever to be competitive in the real estate market. Here in Nashville, there are hundreds if not thousands of people selling their homes, and home buyers have more access than ever to listings. They don’…Read More

  2. Cleaning Your Gutters

    A few times a year, Nashville residents haul the ladders, buckets, trowels, and even rakes out of their garages and ascend up the side of their houses and go about the arduous task of cleaning their gutters. It’s a task that few enjoy doing. It’s time-consuming, it’s dirty, and even dangerous if done haphazardly. But the reality is that it is a vital part of home ownership. As Nashville’s …Read More

  3. Common Causes of Gutter Leaks

    Gutters are one of those things that we don’t really notice nor appreciate everything that they do for our Nashville homes until something goes wrong. When your gutters begin leaking, how can you know what the problem is? Can you patch it yourself, or do you need to get a replacement? We’ve compiled a list of some of the common reasons our gutters tend to leak so you have an idea of what the s…Read More

  4. Summer Gutter Maintenance (Continued)

    As we have said before, summer is the perfect time to get down to business when it comes to the wellbeing of your gutters. The rains have slowed down, and the weather is perfect for taking a closer look at what your gutters may need in order to be ready to handle the next three seasons. In our previous blog, we mentioned that you should remove the debris from your gutters to keep them clear. You s…Read More

  5. Summer Gutter Maintenance

    It’s almost summer here in Tennessee, which means that our gutters are finally getting a break. Summer means there is less rain, and the days are usually hotter and drier than they are the other three seasons of the year. This means that it is the perfect time to take a look at your gutters and address any issues there might be before the rain hits again and debris begins blowing your way once f…Read More

  6. Reasons Your Roof is Leaking – Part 2

    In our previous blog post, Reasons Your Roof is Leaking - Part 1, we discussed six different problems that can cause your roof to let water pass into your home. Today, we would like to share a few more problems that need immediate attention in order to save your roof and your home from water damage. Of course, whenever your Nashville roofing or gutters need assistance, the professionals at Sparks …Read More

  7. Common Gutter Guard Myths

    Let’s say you’ve been needing new gutters for a while now and you decide to hire professionals to replace them. That’s wonderful! Now you get to plan ahead on how you will be taking care of your new gutters and preventing a quick replacement. Many people turn to gutter guards! Here are few myths we would like to bust about gutter guards. Myth: If you don’t have trees, you don’t need gutt…Read More

  8. What are Seamless Gutters?

    What are Seamless Gutters? Many people don’t know the difference between seamless gutters and regular gutters, which is why we are here to help! Gutters are typically massed produced in sections. Homeowners take these sections, line them on the roof, and attach them together with some form of sealant. This is a perfectly effective method! However, seamless gutters are designed to run the length …Read More

  9. How to Tell When Your Gutters Should be Replaced

    Your gutters may be giving you grief, but how do you know when they just need basic repair or when they need to be replaced entirely? Read on for answers! What signs should I look for before replacing my gutters? If your gutters have sprung leaks in the corners, that might be your first sign. Also, be sure to check for water stains or rust in metal gutters. Rust is a definite sign that you need re…Read More

  10. Musts For Home Exterior Maintenance

    There’s no doubt about it, owning a home is a huge responsibility. In order to protect your investment, regular attention to and maintenance of your house’s exterior is imperative. When neglected, even small details can turn into big problems. Nobody knows this better than the professionals of Sparks Roofing, where we see and work on homes from Nashville to Clarksville whose exterior has been …Read More