Archive for the 'Roofing Education' Category

How Do Metal Valleys Help Stop Ice Dams?

Posted on November 7th, 2019 · Posted in Metal Roofing, Roofing Education

Ice dams on roofs are quite common, but when left unattended, they can lead to costly leaks and damage. If present, it’s essential to have these ice dams removed professionally.. read more

My Roof Has a Leak: What Now?

Posted on September 4th, 2019 · Posted in Roofing Education

Do you have a roof leak around a vent? Perhaps you are not sure what is happening, but there’s now water in your attic, living room or garage. If you.. read more

How We Measure Your Maine Roof

Posted on June 5th, 2019 · Posted in Roofing Education, Supporting Our Customers

When you’re ready to have your roof replaced or repaired, the first step for our team is to take a measurement of your roof. We will also need to look.. read more

Is EPDM Good for the Environment?

Posted on April 24th, 2019 · Posted in EPDM/ Rubber Roofing, Recycling, Roofing Education

Many property owners invest in new roofing materials with an eye on environmentally friendly products. Both builders and property owners see the value in choosing products that are less damaging.. read more

Does My House Need Gutters?

Posted on April 10th, 2019 · Posted in Gutters, Roofing Education

Having gutters on a home shouldn’t be considered an optional investment. Rather, they work to properly protect the home’s foundation and water resistance. Specifically, the investment in seamless gutters could.. read more

Does My Attic Need Better Ventilation?

Posted on March 13th, 2019 · Posted in Roofing Education

Roof ventilation is something you may not think much about. However, it can be an important part of keeping your home moisture-free and your roof protected. It also helps to.. read more

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Does the Color of My Roof Impact Performance?

Posted on February 21st, 2019 · Posted in Roofing Education

The color of your roof can be a key factor to consider when installing a new one. While aesthetics are important, color also can define just how energy-efficient your home.. read more

How Does Heat Tape Work?

Posted on February 7th, 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

How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

Posted on January 9th, 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

How Does Horch Roofing Determine The Cost Of A Roof?

Posted on September 10th, 2018 · Posted in Roofing Education

When the time comes to have your roof installed, repaired, or replaced, one of the most important concerns as the customer is “what is this going to cost?” At Horch.. read more