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At Cenvar Roofing we value education. This roofing 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 July 26th, 2022 in Blog

Is Your Roof Ready for Solar?

When is your roof ready for solar? Common questions about solar Can solar panels go on any roof? Are solar panels on shingle roofs okay? Are metal roofs better for solar panels? Which type of roof is best for solar panels? What is the best roof design for solar panels? In previous blog posts, we’ve [...]  Read More

Published July 20th, 2022 in Blog

Does a Metal Roof Make Your House Hotter?

Common questions around metal roofs and heat. Do metal roofs keep the house cooler? Do metal roofs attract more heat? Does a metal roof keep the house warmer in winter? Do black metal roofs make houses hotter? Get to the answer: Do metal roofs make houses hotter? Research shows that metal does not make your [...]  Read More

Published July 11th, 2022 in Blog

Metal Roof vs Shingles: Which Is Best for The Price?

Metal roof vs shingles: is metal better than shingles? Metal vs shingle roofing – which one should you choose? There are a number of options to choose from when the time comes to replace your roof. Two of the most popular options are asphalt shingles and metal roofing. Both have their pros and cons so [...]  Read More

Published July 8th, 2022 in Blog

Drip Edge: What You Should Know About Drip Edge

What should I know about drip edge? First off, what is drip edge on a roof? Drip edge is a roofing component that is a piece of roofing flashing used to direct water away from the fascia and the roof into the gutter. Table of Contents: Is drip edge necessary for your roof? When did [...]  Read More

Published July 5th, 2022 in Blog

Metal Pipe Boot Removal with Sean

Sean walks us through a metal pipe boot removal and replacement. Water was leaking through the roof for this homeowner and the cause of the leak was from these pipe boots. These metal pipe boots were incorrectly installed on this metal roof. Sean will go through how to remove them, install z-bar plates, and install [...]  Read More

Published July 1st, 2022 in Blog

Top 5 Sustainable Roofing Materials

What are the most sustainable roofing materials for your home? Table of contents: 5 most sustainable roofing materials in no particular order Are asphalt roof shingles sustainable? What is the most sustainable material for a roof? Are wood shingles an eco-friendly material for a roof? Are metal roofs a sustainable option? How can I make [...]  Read More

Published June 24th, 2022 in Blog

How to Avoid a Storm Chaser in Lynchburg, Va

You may have heard of storm chasers before and immediately thought of those who seek the adventure of chasing and witnessing severe storms. Roofing storm chasers are very different.  These roofing contractors chase quick and easy money by taking advantage of people right after severe storms.  They come in after a severe storm, drive by [...]  Read More

Published June 17th, 2022 in Blog

Lynchburg Hillcats and Cenvar Roofing

The Lynchburg Hillcats have partnered with Cenvar Roofing and our Lynchburg branch to provide a family in need with a new roof. Visit the Giving Back Initiative page to see the official post by the Lynchburg Hillcats. Each year, a percentage of our Lynchburg branch profits are given back to the Lynchburg community through different avenues. Through our services [...]  Read More

Published June 7th, 2022 in Blog

Synthetic Slate Roofing Shingles vs Real Slate

Let’s start the discussion of real slate vs faux or synthetic slate roofing with some pros and cons. Pros for real slate roofing – They’re long-lasting!  Pro for synthetic slate – They’re cheaper than real slate.  Pro for real slate – Aesthetics. Pro for synthetic slate – Aesthetics – it’s hard to tell the difference [...]  Read More

Published June 2nd, 2022 in Blog

5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Roof Looking Like New

Roof maintenance goes a long way to keep your roof looking good for years to come!  Here are 5 simple ways to keep the lifespan of your roof.  Clean your roof of moss, mold, and debris Trim back trees and landscaping Keep your gutters clean Ensure proper ventilation Get your roof a tune up 1 [...]  Read More