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How Does Heat Tape Work?

Posted on February 7, 2019 · Posted in Roofing Education

Ice dams are a high-risk situation for rooftops. When water gets into cracks and crevices in the roof or in gutters, and then freezes, it can cause ice to form.. read more

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Horch Roofing Values: Organization and Availability

Posted on January 23, 2019 · Posted in Why Horch Roofing?

This blog is part of a three-part series about our company’s values and mission statement. Read part one, “Respect and Safety” and part two, “Quality and Communication.” Organization and availability.. read more

How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

Posted on January 9, 2019 · Posted in Roof Maintenance, Roofing Education, Roofing Safety

Snow in Maine is pretty much an inevitable fact over the winter months. Protecting your home investment is crucial, particularly when the snow on your roof begins to pile up… read more

Roofs: Built to Withstand Maine’s High Winds

Roofs: Built to Withstand Maine’s High Winds

Posted on December 19, 2018 · Posted in Metal Roofing

Strong winds and a beautifully rugged coast have earned Maine the reputation for having some of the best sailing conditions in the world. But these same winds can wreak havoc.. read more

Horch Roofing Values: Quality and Communication

Horch Roofing Values: Quality and Communication

Posted on December 5, 2018 · Posted in Supporting Our Customers, Why Horch Roofing?

This blog is part of a three-part series about our company’s values and mission statement. Read part one, “Respect and Safety.” Fifteen years ago, our founder and owner Peter Horch.. read more

DIY Gutter Repair: Not a Good Idea

DIY Gutter Repair: Not a Good Idea

Posted on November 20, 2018 · Posted in Gutters

For people who are skilled and experienced at home maintenance, there are a number of home improvement and repair projects that can be safely and efficiently handled by homeowners, but.. read more

Horch Roofing Values: Respect and Safety

Horch Roofing Values: Respect and Safety

Posted on November 6, 2018 · Posted in Supporting Our Customers, Why Horch Roofing?

In every aspect of conducting business, we keep our core values at the forefront of our minds. They are responsible for our ability to consistently deliver successful projects and sustain.. read more

“You will do a good job cleaning up, right?”

Posted on October 18, 2018 · Posted in Supporting Our Customers

At Horch Roofing, we’re often asked what a customer should expect the roofing process to be like, and more specifically- the cleanup process. A single roof consists of many products;.. read more

Why we recommend EPDM for Flat Roof applications

Posted on October 4, 2018 · Posted in Single Ply Rubber Roofing

If your home or business has a flat or low-slope roof, traditional roofing materials like shingles and metal are not a good option. Instead, Horch Roofing recommends EPDM Rubber Roofing… read more

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What Is The Purpose Of A Metal Valley?

Posted on September 24, 2018 · Posted in Metal Roofing

If you’ve recently realized that your roof has been damaged by a storm, aged over time, or is just simply not performing the way it should, you’re likely scouring the.. read more