Hear are a few roof replacement projects we’ve done in Mclean, VA ; the first house had the rear roof damaged by a falling tree. The homeowners insurance paid to replace the rear roof so the owners decided to just replace the entire roof. The existing roof was in rough shape but could’ve gone a year or two more but the owners decided to take advantage of the fact that half the roof was being paid for. [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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There are many houses in Arlington and Alexandria that are virtually identical to this one, most were built 50 to 70 years ago; this house was probably on its third or fourth roof. As you can see, the existing light gray shingles are old and worn and are at the end of their life. The Owner of this house will soon outgrow it, so it was important to install a new roof that will protect the property but will also add some curb appeal when the day comes to sell it and move on. [Read more…]