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 …

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 …