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Attic Ventilation for Your New Roof

Attic Ventilation for Your New Roof

Proper Attic Ventilation for Your New Roof: Attic ventilation plays a critical role in the health of your new roof system.  A poorly ventilated attic can not only shorten the lifespan of your new roof, but also damage wood sheathing or decking due to excessive heat...

Plank Roof Decking: Is It Time To Replace Yours?

Plank Roof Decking: Is It Time To Replace Yours?

Plank Roof Decking: Is It Time To Replace Yours? Often, when we go out to someone’s home to give them an estimate to replace their roof, we inspect the roof decking.  We check for rotten wood, signs of leaks, dry rot, ventilation, and the type of roof decking.  The...

How Long Does A Metal Roof Last in Maryland?

How Long Does A Metal Roof Last in Maryland?

One of the more attractive alternatives to asphalt shingles in recent years has been metal roofing. Perhaps you’re a homeowner looking for a roof replacement and want to take this opportunity to give your home a new look. After all, metal roofs are the more expensive...

What is Roof Decking?

What is Roof Decking?

What Is Roof Decking? There are many different elements that make up a roof. While it may seem that shingles are the most important part of your roof, there is actually another piece of the puzzle that too often goes unnoticed and too often neglected. That piece is...

How long does vinyl siding last

How long does vinyl siding last

Today’s vinyl siding is incredibly durable: on average, with quality materials and an experienced contractor to install it, vinyl siding can last 60 years or more. With proper maintenance, vinyl siding can last even longer. Learn more about vinyl siding and the...

Why are my windows hard to open and close?

Why are my windows hard to open and close?

Opening windows are a popular choice for many families, especially when the weather is nice outside. When your windows are hard to open or close, it can be extremely frustrating. There are a number of reasons why windows may be hard to open and close, depending on the...

How to Find a Leak in a Metal Roof

How to Find a Leak in a Metal Roof

Metal roofs are consistently growing in popularity because of their durability, longevity, and energy efficiency. However, even with all of this, it doesn’t mean that they are immune to damage and leaks. A metal roof is not designed to be waterproof, but rather it is...

Best type of roofs in Carroll County

Best type of roofs in Carroll County

Updating your existing roof allows you to add value to your home and communicate your home’s look and feel. While the framing of the roof, preparation and proper installation are always going to be important, the material you choose for your roof can bring the...

What is Roof Flashing?

What is Roof Flashing?

When people think about roofing, shingles often get all the credit. They look great, stand up to the weather, and they’re tough, but they are only part of the whole roofing system. The unsung hero award has to go to roof flashing. So, what is roof flashing? Let the...

Signs you need a roof replacement in Carroll County

Signs you need a roof replacement in Carroll County

It is hard to overstate the importance of a reliable roof. It protects you and your family from the elements. It keeps you warm at nights and is an overall haven from the outside world. This is why it is crucial that you monitor your roof, inspecting it regularly for...

Signs You’re Falling for a Roofing Scam

Signs You’re Falling for a Roofing Scam

Unfortunately, every year there are many homeowners who fall victim to the various roofing scams. A lot of these fraudulent companies or individuals prey on people’s fears that their homes are in danger or that other options are far too expensive. These unethical...

Questions to ask a roofing company in Carroll County

Questions to ask a roofing company in Carroll County

Are you getting ready to sit down with a roofing company for roof replacement or repair? If so, there are always certain questions you should ask when meeting or searching for the contractor that is right for you. So, what are the top questions to ask a roofing...

What Do I Do When My Roof is Leaking?

What Do I Do When My Roof is Leaking?

No one ever wants to experience finding water leaking from their ceiling. It is a nightmare of a situation that will only get worse with time and cause more damage. So if you find yourself in such a situation you might ask what do I do when my roof is leaking? With...

How Long Does Vinyl Siding Last?

How Long Does Vinyl Siding Last?

Vinyl siding is one of the most popular choices for new home exteriors as well as for home remodeling projects. This is especially true in the Mid-Atlantic region. As you can probably guess one of the main reasons for the popularity in addition to the great price...

Can I Have Roofers Change the Pitch of my Roof?

Can I Have Roofers Change the Pitch of my Roof?

As you live under an aging roof, you may be considering getting repairs or a full replacement done. When this time comes, you may also notice other issues like a ceiling being too low, running out of space in your home, or just getting tired of the look of your home....

Guide for Choosing the Right Roofing Materials

Guide for Choosing the Right Roofing Materials

Trying to find the best roofing material goes beyond picking something that simply looks good. Several factors go into choosing between the various types of roofing materials. Factors such as different roof types as well as angles all play a role in selecting the best...