Roofing Tips

When Is the Best Time to Get a New Roof?

A roofer replacing a roof in July

Some say spring is the best time to get a new roof. Some say that the winter is best. Nope, Summer has to be best to get a roof replacement. Oh, wait. Fall is considered the best time. How are you able to figure out the best time to get a new roof with all

How Long Does a Roof Last in Virginia?

Picture of a house for blog post how long a roof should last for

How often should my roof be replaced? We recently gave an estimate to an apartment complex owner who needed multiple new roofs for his buildings. The roofs were only 10 years old. How long does a shingle roof last? Architectural shingles are supposed to last at least 20-25 years. Under correct installation. That was the

The Four Most Popular Metal Roof Colors

Red metal roof on a cabin in Lynchburg, VA

What are the most popular metal roof colors for your next roof replacement? Our VP of Sales was asked this question, and he quickly responded by saying the following metal roof colors were the four most popular. Red – Green – Blue – Black But what is the most popular color for a metal roof?

BBB State of the Roofing Industry 2022

roofing contractor at work

The state of the roofing industry report from BBB was released last week. 65% of roofing contractors are expecting sales to continue to climb. A competitive landscape for new roofing companies. This report stated that the start-up and maintenance costs are low to create your own roofing company. With basic tools, minimal safety equipment, and

Choosing a roofer isn’t like choosing a restaurant

Roofing contractor on the roof

Are you in the middle of choosing a roofer for your new roof replacement? Don’t treat it like you would when you’re choosing a restaurant to eat at! How do you choose a restaurant? You didn’t think you’d be reading about how to choose a restaurant on a roofing company’s page, did you? There are

What happens when you use Angi/HomeAdvisor

Lead service options for roofing contractors

When you’re searching for home renovations or maybe even a roof replacement, odds are that you’ll run into either Angi or HomeAdvisor. What are Angi and HomeAdvisor? Angi and HomeAdvisor have a base of general contractors for your home’s projects. When you start searching for companies to help you with your project, you enter in

I can’t get a roofing contractor to keep their word

roofing contractor at work

We hear this all the time. You were the only roofing contractor who would give me an estimate. Or, you were the only roofing company that actually would show up! We are roofing contractors near you that follow through. What’s the deal with roofing companies not following through? If you google that sentence, you’ll find

How a Roof Can Help Protect Your Home From Moisture

Picture of water falling off a protected home

The roof of your home serves a variety of purposes, but one of the most important is to keep moisture out. Preventing moisture from entering your home is crucial to maintaining structural integrity, maximizing energy efficiency, and preventing mold growth as well as wood rot.    A roof is comprised of many different parts and

5 Ways a New Roof Boosts a Home’s Value

A beautiful new roof in Richmond, VA

5 Ways a New Roof Can Increase Your Richmond, VA Home’s Value There are many reasons for getting a new roof on your Richmond, VA homes. Renovated homes in Richmond, VA sell better thanks, in no small part, to the quality of the new roof that has been installed. We’re going to outline 5 ways

When To Replace a Roof in Richmond VA

Richmond, VA cityscape of neighborhood showing roofs.

When Do You Need to Replace a Roof in Richmond VA? There are several signs that you need to replace your Richmond, VA, roof. They can be anything from missing shingles to leaks to sags. Here are some of the most common reasons you need to replace a roof in Richmond. Shingles Are Missing If