What to Do BEFORE Winter Hits

What to Do BEFORE Winter Hits

Before Winter Hits As a dedicated roofing contractor in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, welove helping our customers replace their old roof with a new and improved roof.We pride ourselves on being able to help the local communities like HeritageHarbor, Annapolis Cove, Hillsmere, Arnold and Severna Park. With the weatherstill fairly mild there’s still time to replace your roof. As homeowners, it is important to consider this CHECKLIST to prepare your rooffor the coming winter. We know you will be Thankful you did. Check Your Gutters Make a point to check your gutters or have a professional take a look if

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Hurricane Season is in Full Swing!

Hurricane Season is in Full Swing!

How Hurricanes Impact Your Roof With nearly three months to go until hurricane season officially winds down, AccuWeather forecasters have updated their outlook for the remainder of the season. AccuWeather meteorologists issued an update to the seasonal forecast, predicting what they expect to take place over the nearly three months remaining until hurricane season officially winds down on Nov. 30. They are forecasting a total of 12 to 16 named tropical systems in the Atlantic hurricane basin, including five to seven hurricanes, two or three of which may strengthen into major hurricanes (Category 3 strength with winds of 111 mph or

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SUMMER STORMS CAN WREAK HAVOC ON YOUR ROOF 

SUMMER STORMS CAN WREAK HAVOC ON YOUR ROOF 

Now that summer is in full swing, we get to enjoy the summer fun, but it also means we have to welcome in summer storms, which isn’t fun for your roof. From missing shingles to causing gutter damage, storms can wreak havoc on your roof. It’s important to know when its time for a roof replacement. Here are ways summer storms can damage your roof, so you can be ready for whatever Mother Nature throws your roof’s way during the summer months. No matter the season, keeping the integrity of your roof should be a priority, after all it protects your

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Top 7 Summer Roof Maintenance Tips

Top 7 Summer Roof Maintenance Tips

The hottest months are on their way  –  July and August. With summer comes hail damage, high winds, heavy rain, and a scorching sun that can potentially damage your roof. As the heat continues to rise, there are a few things you can do to prepare your home for the rest of this season. Make sure you stay on top of your roof maintenance with these top 7 summer roof maintenance tips from The Roof Guy of Annapolis:  Check for mold, moss, and algae.Unfortunately, summer can bring rain and humidity – two conditions that encourage algae growth. Over time, algae

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How to Choose a Roofer 

How to Choose a Roofer 

Need a new roof but not sure where to turn? Hiring a roofer starts by asking your neighbors or Homeowner Association (HOA) who they recommend. You definitely want to check roofing contractor requirements for your neighborhood and be sure to get at least two estimates. Check references, reviews and qualifications, compare bids and negotiate the final price. Below are some helpful tips to keep in mind when hiring a roofing company to replace your roof.  Roofing Contractor QualificationsRoofing contractors have to meet the criteria local and state area. Remember, good roofing contractors are: Experienced Licensed in your area Insured Willing to

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Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

The falling leaves and cooler weather are two subtle signs that winter is coming. You pull out your snow boots, break out the festive decor, and rake the leaves before a snowfall to ensure that your home and family are ready for winter, but one thing that needs to be prioritized is winterizing your roof.  Your roof is the barrier that stands between your family and the harsh weather, so you want to make sure that it is functioning well and able to keep you warm and cozy all winter long. Taking a few simple steps to avoid winter roofing

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Annapolis Tornado – Roof Wind Damage

Annapolis Tornado - Roof Wind Damage

Today a Tornado leaves widespread damage in Annapolis. Here’s an important check-list for you. This extreme wind and rain may cause significant harm to your roof. Call us today for a free estimate. Fall Roof Maintenance ChecklistThe start of a new season is the perfect time to start on your roof maintenance checklist. Ideally, your roof should be inspected twice a year: once in late spring and again in the fall. When roof problems are neglected in the fall, the winter months can exacerbate the damage, resulting in more costly repair expenses in the spring. Brace for the chillier months

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REPLACING YOUR ROOF DURING WINTER – THE MYTHS

REPLACING YOUR ROOF DURING WINTER - THE MYTHS

There are a lot of myths about replacing your roofing during the winter – and they are just not true…. Continue reading as The Roof Guy dispels some of these myths. You can’t replace a roof in the winter. Because it’s winter you might think we closed up shop and head somewhere warm and tropical. FALSE – we continue to replace roofs throughout the winter. If we have to push snow off of the roof before starting, then we do that. We may have to dress a bit warmer and have a few more safety precautions in place, but we get it done. And

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PREPARING YOUR ROOF FOR WINTER

PREPARING YOUR ROOF FOR WINTER

PREPARING YOUR ROOF FOR WINTER Preparing your roof for the fall and winter can go a long way when it comes time for nasty weather. It’s not hard to get your home ready for the winter months, it just requires a bit of planning! The Roof Guy wants you to be sure your roof is ready for the cold months ahead that can take a toll on your roof. Protect your greatest investment – you’re home.   MAKE SURE YOUR GUTTERS ARE CLEAN Gutters have only one job – to move water off the roof and away from the house.

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