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How to Avoid Critter Damage To Your Roof

How to Avoid Critter Damage To Your Roof

How to Avoid Critter Damage To Your Roof Have you seen squirrels, raccoon, birds, or other critters hanging out on your roof? Roof damage from animals is a common occurrence. While you can take steps to protect your roof from the elements, it is imperative that you protect it from pests as well. But, how do you know if critters are damaging your roof? There may even be damage from the inside that you are unaware of caused by bats, mice, opossums, or insects. You must remain vigilant all year and keep an eye out for specific signs. That way,

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Trees That Could Damage Your Roof During a Storm

Trees That Could Damage Your Roof During a Storm

Trees That Could Damage Your Roof During a Storm The 2018, Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1st to November 30th. With it comes the possibility of heavy rains and strong winds, which always presents the potential for roof damage. The National Storm Damage Center says that trees that are damaged by severe weather cause more than $1 billion in property damage in the United States each year. We always recommend that you prepare your roof for hurricane season with a thorough inspection and then addressing any issues. But, even if your roof is in pristine shape, other extraneous factors could

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Wind Damage to Your Roof and How to Detect It

Wind Damage to Your Roof and How to Detect It

Wind Damage to Your Roof and How to Detect It Here in the Chesapeake region, we have our fair share of extremely windy days. The issue is further compounded by intense summer storms and wintery arctic blasts. Did you know the effects of the wind alone on your roof could be especially harmful? This is because the wind does not move uniformly over the surface. Specific areas are more vulnerable and suffer more significant damage. And, what’s worse is that these effects are many times undetectable through a visual inspection from the ground. According to the National Roofing Contractors Association

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Rainy Season Roof Maintenance Tips

Rainy Season Roof Maintenance Tips

Rainy Season Roof Maintenance Tips So, your roof survived the weather extremes from the winter. Spring is here, but with it comes the rain, rain, and more rain! During this time, your roof will need special protection to protect your home from excess moisture and possible leaks. We have some invaluable rainy season roof maintenance tips that will ensure your house is protected this spring and into the summer. Tip #1 Make sure your gutters are clean and free of debris, and your downspouts are clear. And, if downspouts drain into underground spouts, ensure they are also clear. That way,

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Is There Moss Growing on Your Roof ?

Is There Moss Growing on Your Roof ?

Is There Moss Growing on Your Roof ? The sight of moss growing on your roof may seem quaint if you are a Hobbit living on the Shire in Middle Earth. However, in real life, moss is an unsightly blemish that not only detracts from the appeal of your home but interferes with the integrity of your roof. Moss is a nuisance that when left alone, becomes a damaging threat to your roof shingles. Here are the answers to the many questions you may have about moss growing on your roof. What causes moss to grow on my roof? The

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Roof Snow Removal…Is it Necessary?

Roof Snow Removal…Is it Necessary?

Roof Snow Removal…Is it Necessary? Every winter brings with it a chance for heavy snowfall. It seems like at least once a year we get hit with enough snow to shut down roads and schools and keep us holed up in our homes. Keeping your house and roof prepared for extreme weather is essential to avoid damage and keep you comfortable. During severe weather conditions, safety is of the utmost importance. Folks often ask us if roof snow removal is necessary. Here are some great tips that will ensure you are ready for whatever winter brings your way. Before the

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Condensation or Leaky Roof? How to Tell the Difference

Condensation or Leaky Roof? How to Tell the Difference

Condensation or Leaky Roof? How to Tell the Difference Have you noticed a water stain on your ceiling but cannot figure out where it came from? Or perhaps your bathroom vent is suddenly dripping water? Maybe you just reshingled your roof, but for some reason, you discover a leak in your attic. And, what’s more, does the leak gets worse as the outside temperatures drop? While you may think it is due to a roof leak the culprit may actually be condensation. How can you tell if it is condensation or a leaky roof? Here are the signs and the

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How to Prevent Heat Loss Through Your Roof

How to Prevent Heat Loss Through Your Roof

How to Prevent Heat Loss Through Your Roof When the winter chill sets in, did you realize that you could be losing up to 25 percent of your home’s heat through the roof ! But, there is a simple solution. Here is how to prevent heat loss through your roof. Once you complete these easy steps, you are sure to see increased savings in your energy bills! Plus, you will improve the condition of your roof and keep it in top shape all winter long. The Science Behind It Warm air escapes through your roof through the process of convection.

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The Truth About Ice Dams

The Truth About Ice Dams

The Truth About Ice Dams Winter may bring to mind bucolic scenes of homes covered in snow, smoke piping out the chimney, and icicles hanging on the roof eves. While it is true that winter brings ice, snow and freezing temperatures, there is nothing false about the toll winter takes on your roof. One of the worst offenders is ice dams. Take this little true or false quiz to learn some common misconceptions and the truth about ice dams. True or False: Ice dams occur when your attic is too warm. True. Roof ice and ice dams result from the

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5 Steps to Prevent Winter Roof Damage

5 Steps to Prevent Winter Roof Damage

  5 Steps to Prevent Winter Roof Damage With the winter comes the cold, snow, and ice. It is imperative that you make sure to protect your home’s roof from ice injury. There are several steps you can take now to prevent winter roof damage. These tips will hinder massive ice forms and safeguard your roof from leaks and other issues. Consider accomplishing these simple tasks before the cold weather hits and keep your roof in good shape come springtime. Clean the Gutters Probably one of the most important and easiest ways to prevent ice damage is to make sure your

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Many of our customers ask why our pricing is cheaper than most roofing companies. The simple answer is that we do not use door to door lead generators, nor do we use high pressure sales tactics. Our Company provides full service roof repairs and replacements. Our focus is on Quality. Attention to detail and professionalism is our specialty. We understand that this costly, sometimes unexpected burden can be a strain emotionally and financially. Now more than ever it is important to partner with a company you can rely on.

The Roof Guy Annapolis

THE ROOF GUY
annapolis
7300 Edgewood Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21403
MHIC 129161
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