Spring Roof Tips

Spring Roof Tips

Spring Roof Tips – It’s time to do a spring visual from the ground up.  Look up for roof problems: lifting or missing shingles damage drip edge buckling loose or missing flashing missing or exposed fasteners sagging or broken gutters if you see any of these it’s time to call the roof guy today!   Another Spring Roof Tip – Clean your gutters! During the month of April when showers are likely, it’s important to clean out any winter debris that may have built up – leaves, sticks and branches. When gutters fill with debris – this can cause clogs and result

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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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GETTING A NEW ROOF DURING COVID-19

GETTING A NEW ROOF DURING COVID-19

GETTING A NEW ROOF DURING COVID-19 DON’T DELAY! Can you get a new roof during the COVID-19 pandemic? Although it depends on where you live and the coronavirus restrictions vary by state and in our case by the county and city level, the answer is yes, in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. The restrictions from COVID-19 have closed some industries and changed the way others operate. Roofing falls within the construction category and therefore is considered an essential business in Maryland. Roofs are critical to keeping residential homes weather-tight and safe. Over the last few months, to best serve our customers, The

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IS NOW A SAFE TIME TO REPLACE YOUR ROOF?

IS NOW A SAFE TIME TO REPLACE YOUR ROOF?

  Our thoughts are with you during this difficult and unprecedented time. As COVID-19 impacts our local communities, the health, safety, and well-being of our customers and employees remain our daily focus. We are continuously updating our best practices and adopting new guidance from appropriate governmental and health agencies and officials. We want you to know that The Roof Guy remains open for business. If you noticed more leaks since you have been home, it’s important to address any roof issues you have as soon as you can. Leaving any damage unattended can cause more problems later. Safety Measures We

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What You Need to Know about Spring Roof Maintenance

What You Need to Know about Spring Roof Maintenance

Spring home projects, including repairing any damage that may have occurred over the winter. One of the most important parts of your house to check on after winter is your roof.  To make sure your roof is ready for spring showers, follow this quick checklist: Inspect for Damage Winter weather can cause a variety of damage to your roof, so you need to be sure all the components are in good condition and ready for wet, spring weather. Look for any of the following: Missing, ripped or torn shingles A large amount of granules in the gutters Gutters that are

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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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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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