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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Asphalt Roof Shingles vs. Slate Roof Tiles: Which One’s Better?

By Ben Matthews | Aug 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM

With so many roof replacement options available to homeowners, some people understandably aren’t sure which material is best for their homes. One debate we see often is between asphalt shingles and slate tiles. Both are common in Maryland, and we specialize in installing both. Is one better than the other? Read on to find out.

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The Pros and Cons of Working with a Local Roofing Company

By Ben Matthews | Jul 12, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Installing a new roof is an incredibly important—and sometimes stressful—decision for homeowners. Cost often factors into roofing choices; depending on materials used, the size of the home, and the contractor hired, you can easily pay five digits for a replacement roof. On a more personal level, the roof is what holds a house together. A quality roof protects your home for decades; a shoddy one can lead to more problems—and more stress—down the line.

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The Pros and Cons of Cedar Shake Roofing

By Ben Matthews | Mar 8, 2017 6:00:00 AM

The look of a wooden roof is unmistakable—especially atop a home on a block dominated by houses with traditional asphalt-shingled roofs. The rustic, weathered appearance of cedar shakes is unparalleled in contributing to the aesthetic of your home, thus providing a natural look that both stands out and exudes an understated class.

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Don't DIY Roof Repairs, Let The Professionals Help!

By Boris Cardenas | Jul 29, 2016 10:30:00 AM

When it comes to your roof, you need to keep a watchful eye. Although asphalt roofs last for many years, they must withstand brutal temperatures along with 24/7 exposure to all types of weather. Because your roof undergoes wear and tear on a daily basis, it's vital to keep a watchful eye. In fact, it's the only way to make sure that if a problem arises, you are ready to tackle it with the right types of roof repairs.

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Solar Panels and Roofing Questions Answered

By BRAX Roofing | Jul 27, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Lots of people love the idea using solar power to power their homes. They love the idea of reducing or eliminating their monthly electric bill. They want to help the environment and prevent climate change.

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Comprehensive Roof Repair Checklist: How to Avoid Expensive Repairs

By BRAX Roofing | Jul 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Your roof is one of the most important components of a basic human need: shelter. And like any part of your home and property, roofs are susceptible to normal wear and tear, severe weather and natural disasters, material contraction and expansion, or even poor construction as well as maintenance.

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Should I Replace my Skylights When I Have My Roof Replaced? Find out the Answer

By Boris Cardenas | Jun 14, 2016 11:38:05 AM

When you are thinking about having your roof replaced, there are many things you need to consider. What type of roof material is best for my home? What will it cost? What happens to my skylights? In this blog post, we will explore the question, 'should I replace my skylights when I have my roof replaced ?'. 

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How Can I Tell if There Are Problems With My Roof? Hire a Certified Roofer for a Comprehensive Inspection

By BRAX Roofing | Jun 7, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Inspecting a roof is a complex process that you should never do on your own. Different roofs are made of different materials, and therefore, each roof can have it's own unique set of problems. If you have a problem, it's nearly impossible for the average homeowner to figure out exactly what is happening. Certified roofing companies use advanced imaging technology and are highly trained on safety precautions to inspect your roof.

BRAX Roofing offers FREE roof inspections, so leave your worries with us.

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