Tags: roofing

How Does My Roof Impact the Curb Appeal of My Home?

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If you’re looking to sell your home, you might want to consider replacing your roof. It’s estimated that your roof makes up about 40% of your home’s visual exterior, impacting the overall aesthetic of your home when you’re trying to sell. Here’s why investing in a roof replacement contractor will ensure your home makes it […]

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What is a Green Roof?

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A green roof is a roof that is either partially or completely covered by vegetation and a growing medium planted over a waterproof membrane. A green roof might include a root barrier as well as drainage and irrigation systems. A rooftop pond that is used to treat grey water might also be considered a green […]

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Keep Your Northern Virginia Home Safe During Renovation

No one likes to think about the possibility of their northern Virginia home being burgled, but the truth is criminals are opportunistic, and they’re smart. They know the signs of a vulnerable home: An overgrown lawn and newspapers piled in the driveway are a sure giveaway that the homeowners are out of town. Travelers’ homes […]

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Choosing the Right Shingles for Your Roof

A new roof is an investment, and a decision that few homeowners will make more than a handful of times in their lives. We live in a society that is “house-proud,” and everyone wants the most beautiful and attractive roof they can afford. But how do you go about making that decision? Unlike a new […]

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Best Roofing Material to Keep Houses Cool

In the punishing heat of summer, you almost have to wonder; would my house be so hot if the shingles weren’t basically a heat sink? Well, no. In fact, shingles are amongst the worst offenders for capturing and retaining heat, particularly since they are in generally in such dark colors. If you’re looking to re-roof […]

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Understanding the Basics of Roofing

A roof is a system that keeps the elements out of your home. The humble roof doesn’t get much respect, but if you’ve ever experienced a compromised roof system, you’ll know that it is the first line of defense, and the system that protects all the other systems in your home. Like any other field, […]

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