Time flies by so fast that you don’t notice the changes happening around you. One day, your house looks brand-new. The next, your roof looks old and worn-out. If your roof is old or damaged, it may be high time that you get a roof upgrade.
For many homeowners, a roofing project is a significant investment that offers many long-term benefits. Know what information should be contained within an estimate to help you set expectations from the start and save you from unexpected expenses later.
Your home provides you shelter, protects your family from the weather, keeps you comfortable, and reflects your unique personality and taste. The summer heat has gone and left us with comfortable cool temperatures, so now it’s the perfect time to invest in energy efficiency and prepare for the autumn months. The Roofing Company suggests four great home improvement projects to complete this month.
Are you looking for ways to keep your home cool and comfortable this summer? Are you hoping to cut back on your energy costs, as well? Over the years, your home has been exposed to various weather conditions. With that constant exposure to the elements, some maintenance work may need to be done in order to make your home cool, comfortable, and energy-efficient.
As in relationships and other types of ventures, communication is an important factor when hiring contractors to work on your roof. Because this type of project can sometimes be stressful to some property owners, effective communication can help lessen worries. It can also help you save time and avoid unnecessary expenses.
Did you know that The Roofing Company is also the go-to company for window installation and window repair in Richmond, VA? As part of our commitment to providing full-service improvements to our customers, we have become a Pella® Certified Contractor.
Shingles are the most common roofing material in the United States. Shingles are popular with roofing contractors and with consumers because, among other things, they are lightweight and easy to install – with a reasonable amount of do-it-yourself experience, roof shingles can be replaced without the need to call in a roofing professional.
An article posted on ABC Action News discusses why a roofing job always needs to be taken seriously: “Updating your roof is one of the most significant investments you can make, as it can last 20 to 30 years.”
Norfolk, Virginia and the area surrounding it has a rich history; if you take a stroll around some of the neighborhoods in the area, you’ll see that many of the homes here have either been restored or styled after historical houses. One particular architectural style that has been preserved or has been a popular choice for many residents is Queen Anne.
As they offer a range of advantages, it is not surprising that flat roofs are popular as commercial roofing options. The situation may have been different some 10 years ago but now, the flat roof has become the go-to choice for many commercial establishments. Want to know what makes a flat roof such an attractive option?
According to the recent estimates of the Energy Information Administration, 14% of all residential electricity consumption is used for lighting. Have you considered doing house upgrades that can bring in more natural light into your home? Because with more natural light coming in, you will likely rely less on electricity for lighting.
Responsible homeowners are often tempted to take matters into their own hands when fixtures or installations in their homes break down. While this attitude is commendable, you need the knowledge and expertise of professional repairmen like your trusty Virginia Beach roofing company before you can ensure that your DIY job ends without a hitch.
Some roofing contractors will not reflash the chimney unless it is specified in the contract. It is time consuming work and takes a high degree of skill to flash a chimney properly.
At The Roofing & Remodeling Company, our outstanding customer service experience ends when your project is complete, right? Wrong! We want your home to be taken care of not only now, but also in the future. That’s why we have developed our exclusive Customer Appreciation Inspection Program.
Newport News in the state of Virginia is known for its rich historical and cultural heritage. Aside from numerous museums that feature the Civil and the Revolutionary Wars, there are a number of historical houses and neighborhoods you can visit.
Our friends at John Stortz & Son, a supplier of high-quality slate roofing tools, recently posted about some of the unique slate work being done in Europe and other parts of the world. We thought this would be a good time to present a brief history of the proud tradition of slate roofing, as well as to share some of these amazing projects.
Unfortunately, asphalt roofing shingles are not designed to last. Even a perfectly installed asphalt roof with a good roofing underlayment and ventilation system will rarely last 20 years or more. Most roofs are not installed this way and, as a result, will last from 10-15 years.
An S-1 slate roof is not only highly respected for its “once-in-a-lifetime” investment; its aesthetic appeal can also be an important factor in building valuation. Many homes with Buckingham Slate roofs have been in families for several generations and can be saved for generations to come.
It all begins with the design, and for a limited time the Remodeling Company is offering a $1000 design plan credit towards the investment of your dream project.
For a limited time, homeowners who have a qualifying GAF roof installed by The Roofing & Remodeling Company are eligible for special savings on a GAF Golden Pledge® Limited Warranty. The roof must be installed on a single-family detached residence between September 1st and October 31st, 2014, using Lifetime Designer Shingles or Timberline® American Harvest shingles.
Does your roofing contractor specialize in installing flat roofs? Proper installation is integral to making sure your flat roof functions as it should. This will also ensure you’re meeting manufacturer requirements so as not to void warranty coverage for your new flat roof.
A lot of people are going with roofs that stand out on their own…they want something different that expresses them and express their personality, which could be a tricky proposition…you want to stand out while still fitting into your neighborhood.
Roofing work is rewarding, but it isn’t exactly a bed of roses. Check out this infographic to learn all about the ten biggest challenges faced by roofers today.
A house is not a home without a roof. That’s because the roof offers more than just comfort; it also plays a vital role in protecting everyone and everything underneath it.
Summertime is just around the corner. Once again, you’ll surely have your hands full with the kids running around the house all day.
Home expansions are not by any means a simple project, but they can be very rewarding. You get more space for your family, not to mention increase the overall value of your property.
For many families, adding on is often preferable to buying a bigger house in another location, where you have to worry about selling your home, purchasing another, schools, commuting distance, the neighborhood, and proximity to medical facilities and other conveniences.
The 2015 BUILDER Brand Use Awards can be helpful for homeowners who are having a difficult time trying to find a quality product. The Roofing and Remodeling Company is proud to carry a brand recently recognized as being “Brand Used the Most” and number one in “Quality Ratings”.
Roof repair and replacement are important long-term investments. Combined with high-quality work and materials, they can effectively protect your home against varying weather conditions for years to come.
The roof is constantly exposed to different weather conditions. This 24-7 exposure to the elements makes your roof prone to structural damage. If you notice that your roof is worn-out, has cracked shingles, or is leaking, it’s time to schedule a repair.
There have been records of lightning striking homes in subtropical Chesapeake which has caused a great amount of stress on residents. Lightning can cause severe damage and affect appliances inside your house and this can be quite dangerous.
Treat your roof with care because it plays an important role in terms of protecting the interior of your home from potential damage. While it is challenging to work on a roofing project on your own, you can hire professionals to help you.
Aubrey Urbanowicz, meteorologist for WHSV, reports how winter will be like this year for Virginia.
How can a homeowner recognize when a roof has a problem?
With the decline of the economy and inflation rising, it is crucial for homeowners to be smart with planning how much they’re going to spend for food, transportation, and utilities. Some purchases need to be put on hold, and everything else has to be budgeted.
What do we mean by “cost-effective roofing”? The Roofing Company explains further.
One of the most trusted names in home remodelling and roofing in Virginia, The Roofing Company is offering to upgrade homeowners’ shingles to GAF Timberline® American Harvest® Lifetime Shingles for free! Take advantage of this opportunity!
The 2014 Cost vs. Value Report, released annually by Remodeling Magazine, brought good news for local homeowners and home improvement companies alike. For the second year in a row, the value of remodeling in Virginia Beach has increased for all 35 projects included in the survey.
Most home improvement experts advise that the best time to do this is during the month of May. This is because sky is usually clear during this time and the temperature’s usually comfortable enough for you to be able to really go and check through every nook and cranny of your house.
At The Roofing & Remodeling Company, rainy days and snowstorms aren’t cause for our roofers in Virginia Beach to kick up their heels and relax. Our team is always hard at work, even when the weather doesn’t cooperate with installation plans.
If you’re planning to have repairs or home additions in Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads, we say that these kinds of project are rather too big to be tackled as a DIY job. Delegate the work to the professionals. The work of the experts can save you a lot of time and effort, and spare you from stress.
Having a new room added onto your home is a major undertaking, and can be very costly in terms of time and money. The whole process shouldn’t be taken lightly, but it also shouldn’t cause you too much stress. The Remodeling Company has a few simple tips that will help you plan a stress-free room addition.