What Homeowners Can Expect During a Roof Replacement

04/24/2018

Roof replacements typically happen about every 20 years, making them something most homeowners deal with only once. Some homeowners even manage to avoid roof replacements altogether!

 

However, if you're selling your house, serious wind or hail has damaged your roof, or neglect has jumpstarted the deterioration process, you probably need a roof replacement.

 

The average homeowner only experiences a roof replacement every other decade or so, which means most of us are not very familiar with...

How Different Weather Affects Your Roof

04/17/2018

It's hard not to notice when the weather changes. If clear skies suddenly turn to thunderstorms, you may find yourself delaying a walk with the dog or rescheduling that cookout with the neighbors. Weather patterns affect our schedules temporarily, but they affect our roofs permanently. Every hail storm your roof endures and each snowfall it experiences leaves its mark.

 

Let's take a look at how different types of weather affect your home's roof. 

The Advantages of Metal Roofing

04/10/2018

Beach or mountains, glasses or contacts, diet cola or regular -- every option has its advantages and disadvantages, and roofing options are no different. 

 

When it comes to roofs, homeowner's most often choose between shingles and metal. Because a roofing decision is a slightly bigger deal than choosing between diet or regular cola, we've compiled a list of advantages you may not be aware of when it comes to metal roofs.

What to Look for in a Roofing Company

04/03/2018

Options are great – until you have too many. With so many roof contractors in Columbia, SC, how is a homeowner to choose one?

 

When you have a damaged roof, you really don’t need options; you just need a solution. So, to simplify the process of deciding which roofer to work, we have some important qualities to look for in a roofing company. These attributes will help you separate the below-average roofer from the first-rate roofer, resulting in quality craftsmanship and a roof that stands...

How Often Does a Roof Need to Be Replaced?

03/27/2018

If knowing how often your roof needs to be replaced was as easy as throwing out a number, we wouldn’t dedicate an entire blog article to answering the question. But since this topic does merit some explanation, we’d like to educate our fellow homeowners.

 

Your roof’s lifespan depends on the material your roof is made of. Most roofing companies build shingled roofs and metal roofs. Let’s take a look at both of these roof types and explore how long homeowners should expect theirs to last.

What to Expect During a Roof Inspection

03/20/2018

Surprises aren’t everybody’s cup of tea. Not knowing what to expect can be nerve-racking and sometimes just downright scary. That’s why a good roofing contractor makes it a point to tell homeowners what to expect when they schedule appointments such as roof inspections.

 

You shouldn’t have to wonder things like when the roofer will arrive, where he’ll be throughout the inspection, and whether or not you should be home. Instead, a professional roofing company will have a standard process and...

5 Reasons You Should Get Your Roof Inspected

03/13/2018

If you’re putting off a roof inspection for financial reasons, it’s time for a better excuse. Why? Because roof inspections are usually free!

 

Of course, we know you’re not actually dreading the roof inspection itself; you’re dreading the potential repair or replacement that comes after the inspection. But delaying roof inspections often causes more problems for your home (and finances) than necessary. Don’t make home ownership harder and more expensive than it has to be. Get your roof...

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Derek Joye has been roofing homes and businesses in the Midlands for over 10 years.

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