Archive for the 'Asphalt Shingle Roofing' Category

Uh Oh! The Shingles Blew Off During That Last Storm – Do I Need a New Roof?

Posted on June 19th, 2019 · Posted in Asphalt Shingle Roofing, Roof Maintenance

After a storm, you may notice your roof is looking a bit different. You may also notice entire shingles, or pieces of shingles, in your yard. Wind, hail, and even.. read more

Cambridge versus Dynasty Shingle

What Does The Dynasty Shingle Offer Over The Cambridge?

Posted on August 23rd, 2018 · Posted in Asphalt Shingle Roofing

At Horch Roofing, our team is often asked how the Dynasty line of shingles by IKO compares to the shingle manufacturer’s Cambridge line. Both styles of asphalt shingle provide industry-leading.. read more

Metal roofing

What Is The Cost Difference Between Metal And Asphalt Roofing Materials?

For many generations, traditional asphalt shingles have been the roofing material of choice for Maine home and business owners. Versatile, durable, and affordable, asphalt shingles have been proven to stand.. read more

How Long Will My New Asphalt Shingles Last on My Roof?

Posted on July 5th, 2018 · Posted in Asphalt Shingle Roofing

There is a reason why asphalt shingles have been trusted to cover rooftops for decades. Simply put: they get the job done. Particularly in Maine and the Northeast, asphalt shingles.. read more

How Long Do My Existing Shingles Have Left?

Posted on March 22nd, 2018 · Posted in Asphalt Shingle Roofing, Roof Maintenance, Roofing Education

Most of us don’t mark the calendar 20 years into the future to check on the condition of our roof and shingles; in fact, once our new roof has been.. read more

Knowledge is Power: Know Your Roof — Roof Decking (sheathing)

  So far in this series, we have described a roofing system’s anatomy, taken an in-depth look at its ventilation, and explained what’s involved in a successful relationship between a.. read more

Chimney

Knowledge is Power: Know Your Roof – Chimney

Part III: Your Chimney – Leaks and Other Problems In the first article of this series, we introduced you to the parts and pieces of your roof. Next, we explained.. read more

Roof in Hat

Winter Approaches. Is Your Roof Ready for Maine’s Roughest Season?

Whether you love the season or dread it, winter is approaching. We will all seek shelter sooner or later. So as you begin to bundle up in layers, think about.. read more

Top 5 Things to Learn About a Roofing Contractor -Want to Be Satisfied Even Before Your Project Starts?

Every building needs a safe and reliable roof, but the thought of roof replacement or repair can be daunting. You need time to decide what roofing material and color to.. read more

How to Keep Cool in the Summer

Did you know that your roof can make a big difference in the temperature inside your house? It’s an important consideration when choosing a roof for a new home, addition,.. read more