When is the Best Time for a Roof Replacement?

Posted on: October 16th, 2017

Ask around, and you’ll hear a variety of opinions about the right temperature or time of year for roof replacement. Warnings generally apply to asphalt shingles, which can crack in freezing temperatures or get very soft in hot weather. At …

Benefits of Slate Roofing

Posted on: October 13th, 2017

With subtle texture and sleek blue-gray hues, natural slate ranks among the most desirable natural stones for roofing, garden pathways, retaining walls, and even indoor uses such as cheese boards and drinking coasters. Slate performs well in such varied conditions …

What to Look for in a Roof When Home Buying

Posted on: August 25th, 2017

When buying a pre-owned home, there’s a good chance the roof is more than a few years old. Some fading and weathering are natural parts of the aging process for a roof, so you don’t necessarily need to worry about …

Does Hail Damage My Roof?

Posted on: August 25th, 2017

Everyone knows what hail damage looks like on an automobile—hundreds of dings as if golf balls fell from the sky. Hail damages a roof in various other ways, though, depending on the type of roof, the speed and angle of …

How Wind Affects Your Roof

Posted on: July 19th, 2017

You’ve probably seen news footage of a tornado ripping the roof clean off of a house. Tornadoes in Baltimore are quite rare, but we do get strong winds capable of peeling or damaging a roof. Roofs are built to withstand …