Just a few before and after pictures of the shingle roof replacement in northern Virgina we’ve done lately. Replacing the roof can really add curb appeal if done well; I think the houses below show that. The shingle style I’ve show below are all from the GAF Timberline series. These shingle all carry a lifetime warranty and have become the new standard when it comes to residential shingle roof replacement in Northern Virginia. I included pictures of the most popular house designs, hopefully you see a house that looks like yours. If you’d like to talk to me about your roof I can be reached at (703) 299-8888 or just fill out the form to the right and I’ll be right with you; ask for Tom. [Read more…]
Chimneys can be a very common leak point in your roof. If done poorly water can enter on all sides of the chimney. The four parts of a chimney flashing are: Apron Flashing, Pan Flashing, Step flashing and Counter Flashing. Take a look at our chimney gallery below to view some of the chimney repair that we have done for Virginia homeowners. [Read more…]
This new roof in Arlington VA was installed a few weeks ago. Our repair foreman told me that I wasn’t posting enough shingle roof jobs on the blog.
Before: the roof was a standard 3 tab shingle which had developed some leaks over the years. The roof also had some ventilation problems which you’ll see the results of when we get into the job.
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This roof took a beating in high winds. When looking over the necessary repairs it became obvious that replacing the missing and damaged shingles would make the roof look terrible. The roof as you see it below is around 15 years old, and like most things left outside for 15 years, it has a good amount of algae and dirt accumulated on it. Installing new, clean shingles into a dirty roof would look terrible. [Read more…]
Skylights are perfect for adding height to a ceiling; they can make a small cramped room seem 10′ larger and 100 times more inviting. However, skylights are one of the most commonly mistreated items on the roof. [Read more…]