Posts Tagged: Roofing Tips

How to Calculate Roof Pitch and Roof Material

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Are you ready to do some math?  Don’t worry, because few people ever really feel ready to do math.  It is unfortunate for many of us that roof measurement requires some math.  However, finding both the pitch and how much roofing you need does not need to be difficult.  In the following, you will see… Read more »

Do I Need to Replace My Roof?

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The roof is an important part of your home.  One of the first things a person notices on your home is the roof, and so it not only shelters what is in your home, it also says something about you.  The best way to maintain your roof is to be proactive.  The purpose of this… Read more »

Three Tab vs Architectural Shingles: Does Price Equal Value?

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Asphalt shingles make up the majority of material used in the roofing market.  We credit their popularity to the cost and convenience of installation.  There are two different types of manufactured asphalt shingles: three-tab and architectural.  If you’re replacing a roof in the Maryland, Virginia, or Pennsylvania area, you have to decide which type of… Read more »

How Much Does A New Roof Cost

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In this article you’ll learn: -Types of Shingles – Roofing Cost Factors – Average Cost of Roof Installation Replacing a structural element of the home is always an expensive project.  Just the thought of installing a new roof sounds costly.  However, roofs are the first line of defense for a home’s protection so the money… Read more »

6 Indicators it’s Time to Replace your Roof

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 Age The first and easiest factor to consider is age.  Regardless of shingle quality, every roof has an expiration date. On average, asphalt roofing expires about every 20 years.  There are however, factors contributing to a roof’s lifespan.  For example, climate and weather, insulation, and maintenance all affect how long a roof lasts before you need… Read more »