Asphalt Roofing Shingles

What Are the Best Types of Asphalt Roofing Shingles to Install

Asphalt Roofing Shingles

A Closer Look At Asphalt Roofing Shingles

Your roof plays a crucial role in your home’s construction. It offers protection against the elements, and it enhances the appearance of the house’s exterior.

Asphalt roofing, is a popular residential option in Lincoln, Nebraska. If you intend to install or replace your roof with asphalt shingles, consider the guide below to learn more about this exceptional material, and call our professional Nelson Contracting roofers at (402) 464-2418 to schedule your roof replacement. Read more

Roof Dryer Vent Fire

How to Clean the Dryer Vent on a Roof

Roof Dryer Vent Fire

Cleaning Dryer Vents on Your Roof

Home maintenance is crucial for keeping the building and its features from degrading prematurely or becoming hazardous. Unfortunately, homeowners sometimes neglect key maintenance steps like cleaning dryer vents on roofs until problems arise. Read more

Roof Color Brick Home

How to Choose a Roof Color for a Brick House

Roof Color Brick Home

What Color Roof is Best for Brick Homes?

When it’s time to replace the roof on your brick house, you’ll need to consider everything from the type of shingles you want to the quality of the materials you will need. You will also need to think about which roof color will work best for your home, but determining a palette for a brick house can be challenging. Read more

Replace Missing Shingles

How to Replace Missing Roof Shingles

Missing Shingles Roof

Missing shingles aren’t something you see every day, but when you notice some, you should replace them immediately. Bald spots on the roof make your home more vulnerable to pests and water damage. Learn how to replace missing roof shingles and keep your property safe year-round with these tips from Nelson Contracting.

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exterior siding colors

4 Exterior Color Palettes for Different Architectural Styles

Exterior house colors or palette choices often depend on individual homeowner tastes, but specific architectural styles just seem to work better with certain color palettes. When it comes to choosing the right colors for your siding and roof, it’s important to know if you are going to own your home for the long haul, or if you are planning to sell it. Some color combinations simply appeal to more buyers than others, so keep that in mind before you go too bold!

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Things You Need To Know About Slate Roofs

Things You Need to Know About Slate Roofs

Things You Need To Know About Slate Roofs

If you are deciding on a material for your roof, you need to do your research to find the best choice for your unique situation. The look of a slate roof can turn heads. However, slate is not for every homeowner. If you need installation or repair in Nebraska, call Nelson Contracting at (402) 464-2418. Read more

Will Replacing Windows Add Value To My Home

Will Replacing Windows Add Value to My Home

Will Replacing Windows Add Value To My Home

When you’re trying to sell your home, you may feel like your task list is ridiculously long. Before you start any major projects, you need to know if they will be worth it in the end. Replacing old windows is usually a good idea. If you have old or damaged windows, replacing them can significantly increase your house’s value. For window installation or repair in Nebraska, call Nelson Contracting at (402) 464-2418. Read more

Energy Efficient Siding

Lower Utility Bills With These Energy-Efficient Siding Options

Energy Efficient Siding

Energy-efficiency is about so much more than the cost to your monthly utility budget. It’s also about efficiently maintaining your home to avoid higher repair costs to the roof, walls, floors, heating and air-conditioning systems. Nelson Contracting can help you by suggesting and explaining the most common siding options. After all, it’s worth getting it right from the start. Read more

Replacing Gutters

What to Consider When Replacing Your Gutters

Replacing Gutters

Are you heading into the rainy season? Or worse do you have ice dams forming on your roof? It’s a good time to see if your gutters need replacement. Nelson Contracting can help you with a professional assessment and make budget-friendly recommendations.

Let’s start with the basics you need to consider when replacing your gutters. Read more

Prevent Ice Dam Roof

How to Prevent an Ice Dam on My Roof

Prevent Ice Dam Roof

It’s that time of year again here in Nebraska! If you’re a homeowner in an area of the US that sees a lot of snow during the winter, it’s not if but when you’ll experience your first ice dam. This thick buildup of ice begins at the edge of the roof and grows upward toward the ridge, sometimes covering as much as 10 feet of shingles. Read more