Roofing

Nov 11

Step by Step: How a Roof Replacement Works

Knowing what happens at each step of a roof replacement is an excellent way to understand what you are paying for and better communicate with your ...
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Nov 11
Nov 4

The Difference Between Flat and Sloped Roofs

It’s easy enough to look up and spot the difference between a flat and a sloped roof. But do you know how these two roof types stack up against each ...
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Nov 4
Nov 2

Don’t Void Your Roof’s Warranty: 6 Common Errors to Avoid

A great warranty can be a selling point when choosing your new roof. However, if you ever need to file a claim, you first have to make sure that you ...
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Nov 2
Oct 12

Why Some Roofing Companies are More Expensive than Others

Proper roof maintenance is a necessary part of owning a home. But there’s no getting around it; eventually, your roof will need to be replaced, and ...
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Oct 12
Sep 23

10 Ways a DIY Roof Repair Can Go Wrong

There's no way around it; fixing a roofing issue can be expensive depending on a variety of factors, including the pitch and slope of the roof, ...
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Sep 23
Aug 24

10 Things About the Roofing Industry You Wish You Knew

Let’s face it; the roofing industry doesn’t always have the best reputation. In fact, home remodeling is the most complained about industry, ...
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Aug 24
Aug 5

Summer Roof Maintenance Checklist

Your roof endures a lot throughout the seasons. And the summer is no exception, especially in Maryland, where we see summer storms and humidity, ...
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Aug 5
Apr 8

Post-Winter 12-Point Roof Checklist

Your roof goes through a lot in the winter. Snow, ice, wind, and frigid temperatures can create common fixable issues that lead to major problems and ...
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Apr 8
Mar 12

How to Pick the Best Shingle Color for your Home

Today’s asphalt shingles come in a wide array of colors from charcoal blacks and greys to mixed shades of reds and browns. With so many options to ...
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Mar 12
Feb 18

Pros and Cons of Metal Roofs

It is no surprise that metal roofs have become more and more popular with both homeowners and builders. With superior longevity and a wide array of ...
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Feb 18
Feb 13

What to Do When You Have an Ice Dam on Your Roof

Ice dams are thick slabs of ice that build up along the eaves of your roof. They form when indoor heat rises through the ceiling, into the attic ...
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Feb 13
Feb 11

After Your Roof Leaked: What to Look Out For

Your roof leaked, so you contained the problem and called a roofing company to make repairs. Now what? When your roof leaks, it can allow water into ...
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Feb 11
Feb 7

Spotting Scams: Roofing Storm Chasers

In states where there is extreme weather such as high winds and regular hailstorms, homeowners are wary of storm chasers. But in Maryland, we only ...
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Feb 7
Feb 6

How to Avoid 8 Common Roof Problems This Winter

Winter snowfall can be exciting and beautiful, but the realities of winter for your roof are far less appealing. Find out the most common roofing ...
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Feb 6
Jan 21

How Maryland Weather Affects Your Roof

In Maryland, we are lucky enough to experience sunny beaches in the summer and snow-covered hills in the winter. But with four seasons of differing ...
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Jan 21
Sep 26

How to Extend the Life of Your Roof

Your roof is a critical component of your home, keeping you dry during heavy spring storms and warm in freezing winter temperatures. Even though it ...
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Sep 26
Aug 28

Why Fall is a Good Time to Replace Your Roof

With over 30 years of experience working on Maryland roofs, Brothers roofing consultants are often asked, "what is the best time of year to replace ...
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Aug 28
Jul 15

When to Replace Your Roof and When to Repair

There are few things on your home that are more important than your roof. It protects you from the blistering heat of summer sun and keeps you dry ...
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Jul 15
Mar 19

The Different Layers of a Roof (And Why They're Important)

Many homeowners look at a roof and only think about the shingles. That makes sense, right? Shingles are all you can really see from the street. ...
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Mar 19
Mar 11

The Four Most Common Places a Roof Will Leak

You’ve probably heard it before. That slow, torturous sound of water trickling down from your ceiling. There’s something about a slow drip of water ...
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Mar 11
Mar 6

Speak Like a Roofing Pro: Roofing Terminology Basics

Understanding the different terms that describe your roof can be a difficult challenge for many homeowners. Since the average roof in the ...
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Mar 6
Nov 27

Is Your Home Prepared for a Roof Replacement?

Getting a full roof replacement is a large home renovation project that requires some careful planning to ensure your home is adequately prepared. ...
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Nov 27
Nov 1

How to Talk to Your Roof Replacement Contractor Like A Pro

Trusting your contractor is one of the most important keys to success with home renovations. When you’re dealing with complex systems and components ...
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Nov 1
Oct 24

8 Common Ways A Roof Replacement Goes Wrong, Even with Experience

When it comes time to invest in a roof replacement, research is a homeowner’s best friend. But once you start digging into all the different aspects ...
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Oct 24
Sep 18

The Ins and Outs of Roof Replacement Warranties Explained

The national average cost of a roof replacement is about $20,000 in 2018. When you’re spending that much money to safeguard your home and increase ...
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Sep 18
Sep 6

How Much Will My Roof Replacement Cost?

A quick Google search will show exactly what’s most important to homeowners regarding roof replacements—cost. There are many other decisions in the ...
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Sep 6
Mar 27

The Dangers of Ice Dams to Your Roof

Icicles are usually considered a beautiful staple of winter. But they could point to a serious problem on your roof – ice dams! Ice dams are ridges ...
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Mar 27
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