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At Cenvar Roofing we value education. This blog is one of the ways we can provide educational roofing content to our current and future customers. Whether you’re looking for information about roofing materials, helpful tips, DIY roof maintenance ideas, or information about specific roofing products, you’ll probably find the answer here!

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Published August 16th, 2021 in Roof Damage

How To Know Whether To Repair, Patch, or Replace Your Roof 

How To Know Whether To Repair, Patch, or Replace Your Roof Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home, because it keeps you safe, dry, and protected from the elements. Unfortunately, roofs can sustain damage, whether from wind, a heavy rain storm, or old age.  Warning Signs of Roof Damage  Roof [...]  Read More

Published July 19th, 2021 in Roof Replacement

5 Signs You Need A New Roof Now 

Is it time to repair or replace your old roof? Maybe you’ve noticed signs of wear and tear on your roof getting worse, or a violent storm came through your area recently and did some damage to local roofs.  In many cases, there are visible clues that you need a new roof, but sometimes roof [...]  Read More

Published December 17th, 2020 in Roof Damage

How To Prevent Snow And Ice Damage To Your Roof

Winter is quickly approaching, and with it, the anticipation of cold weather, cozy mornings, hot cocoa, and blankets of fresh snow. For many people, snow is an exciting morning surprise, but as a homeowner you may have a different reaction. “Is the snow going to be too heavy for my roof? Will the ice harm [...]  Read More

Published October 16th, 2020 in Roof Damage

What You Need To Know About Tornadoes and Roof Damage

While tornados aren’t a terribly common weather event in Virginia, they still make an appearance from time to time. When they do, the damage they cause to homes can be alarming. These damages can range from strong winds, to utter devastation to buildings and homes in the tornado’s path. With some extreme storms, there is [...]  Read More

Published August 28th, 2020 in Roof Damage

How Hurricane Roof Damage Affects The Roofing Industry

Whenever a natural disaster occurs, there is a wave of devastation that typically follows and it has to be cleaned up. While not all regions of the United States are susceptible to hurricanes, the aftermath of hurricanes, tropical storms, and other extreme weather conditions can have a significant impact on the roofing industry throughout the [...]  Read More

Published August 24th, 2020 in Roof Damage

What You Need To Know About Environmental Threats To Your Roof

Whether it’s the risk of icy roads or a flooded basement, there are many environmental factors that can damage homes and property. But with the right responses, most significant damage to your home can be avoided – and the roof is no exception! Most environmental threats present themselves in the form of common weather patterns [...]  Read More

Published July 29th, 2020 in Roof Maintenance

Roof Damage To Look For After A Summer Storm

July has been a hot month in central Virginia, and with it have come many afternoon thunderstorms. Whether we enjoy thunderstorms or not, most of us just stay out of the pool, go inside, and don’t give the weather another thought. However, a summer storm is a common cause of roof damage, and if a [...]  Read More

Published July 2nd, 2020 in Roof Damage

What You Need To Know About Summer Heat And Shingle Damage

Sunblock, hats, and air conditioning are items that help us comfortably enjoy the summer weather. Just like we need protection from the sun, so do our roofs. If there is no shade to protect a roof from the direct sunlight, the high summer temperatures can cause lasting damage, and often without attracting attention until extensive [...]  Read More

Published July 2nd, 2020 in Roof Damage

What You Need To Know About Why Chimneys Leak And How They’re Repaired

When you think of a chimney, you may think of cozy evenings by a fireplace or the smell of smoke on a crisp autumn evening, but in addition to being a seasonal comfort, chimneys also serve an important function in a roofing system. Just like with other aspects of a roof, chimneys need regular inspections [...]  Read More

Published June 24th, 2020 in Roof Damage

What To Do When A Tree Branch Falls On Your Roof

Homeowners are often attracted to homes with beautiful, mature trees close to the house. These trees often provide shade and privacy, and are generally considered an asset to the home and property. However, mature trees aren’t always good news for homeowners. During storms, branches from these trees are at risk of blowing off the tree, [...]  Read More