Wind Damage: Signs to Watch Out for on Your Roof

By Ben Matthews | Mar 19, 2018 2:32:16 PM

 

 

Your roof is built to withstand many of nature's elements, however, in some cases, strong storms can create winds that could compromise the integrity of your roof. The signs of wind damage are often subtle so it's important to be aware of exactly what to look out for. Fixing the problems quickly can prevent future damage and potentially save you a lot of money down the road. Damaged roofs can lead to leaks which can drip into the interior of your home, ruining your most valuable possessions. It's smart to inspect your roof after each and every major storm.

 

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6 Things That Can Go Wrong If You Don’t Replace Your Aging Roof: Why You Shouldn't Delay

By BRAX Roofing | Aug 3, 2016 10:30:00 AM

You take care of your home because you want and need for it to continue to look good and function properly. There are parts of your home that you should always keep an eye on in order to ensure that they don't need to be repaired or replaced, and your roof is one of those areas. More specifically, here are 6 things that can go wrong if you don’t replace your aging roof.

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Is it time to Get a New Roof? How Can I Tell? The Major Warning Signs

By BRAX Roofing | Jul 25, 2016 10:30:00 AM

After living in your home for at least a decade or two, it's probably hit you to ask these conjoining questions: "Is it time to get a new roof? How can I tell?" You're smart asking these questions, because far too many homeowners forget about how important their roofs are. Too many mistakenly think roofing can hold up forever.

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What causes shingles to blow off? Do I need to worry about it?

By BRAX Roofing | Jul 20, 2016 10:30:00 PM

When inclement weather causes shingles to blow off a roof, most homeowners are quick to call someone to repair the damage. While this prevents any immediate damage or exposure to the roof deck, it ignores the more important question: why did the shingles blow off in the first place? Answering this question will shed light on the underlying problems that may be affecting your roof.

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The 4 Questions That Will Help You Understand the Lifespan of Your Roof

By BRAX Roofing | Jul 19, 2016 10:30:00 AM

When you are in the market for a new roof, there are a lot of different things to consider. For example, you want to be sure to ask smart questions in order to make good decisions for your roof. The best way to know how long it will last is by asking 4 questions that will help you better understand the lifespan of your roof. These are questions other than pricing, which will help you understand and get the most out of your roof. By asking these four questions, you will go above and beyond just getting a new roof, but you will understand what it takes to get the best roof possible for your home.

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3 Key Reasons the DMV Region is Rough On Roofs

By BRAX Roofing | Jul 8, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Weather extremes in the DMV region are very hard on area roofs. The region's simultaneous proximity to moist ocean winds and vulnerability to arctic outbreaks presents a unique challenge. The Koppen climate classification system categorizes the area as humid subtropical, which combines generally mild winters with hot, humid summers. There are 3 reasons the DMV Region is rough on roofs. The area is particularly vulnerable to these climatological challenges:

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6 Things That Could Go Wrong If You Don’t Replace Your Aging Roof

By BRAX Roofing | Jul 5, 2016 9:33:17 PM

It is all too easy to take an aging roof system for granted. Those that move into a home with a relatively new roof may overlook roof maintenance for years at a time. One of the tricky things about an aging roof is that it is often possible to limp along for years as shingles, underlayment or other roof components quietly deteriorate. Then, one day, when the roof is severely stressed, it is possible that a partial or total collapse could occur.

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