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 …

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 …