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 …

Common Causes of Roof Discoloration

Posted on: July 19th, 2017

So, you’ve spotted some stains on the roof. Not all discolorations are symptoms of serious roof damage, so you can take a deep breath and relax before investigating. You do probably want to get rid of a roof discoloration even …

How to Remove Mold From Your Roof

Posted on: June 27th, 2017

Worried about mold or slime that you’ve spotted on the roof? In the humid Mid-Atlantic climate, it’s quite common for various stains and growths on roof shingles. Algae and moss are by far more common than mold, but any of …

Are Metal Roofs More Likely to be Struck by Lightning?

Posted on: April 19th, 2017

According to the National Lighting Safety Institute, an estimated 1 out of every 200 houses will be struck by lightning each year However the question remains, are metal roofs more likely to be struck by lightning? It is well known that metal …

Are Asphalt Shingles Fireproof?

When it comes to investing in your home, your number one priority should always be safety. Because of this, you should consider what kind of safety and protection your new roof is going to provide. For example, are those asphalt …