Category archive: Shingles

A leaky roof starts as a damp inconvenience but can lead to a costly repair. A poorly-maintained roof may not show obvious signs of leaks or weaknesses until there’s a partial collapse. Preventative maintenance, including shingle maintenance, is the best way to ensure that your home is protected by a sturdy roof. Especially after a…

When looking for roofing materials for your building or home, consider asphalt shingles. They are a type of roofing cover that is highly waterproof, relatively inexpensive, and do not require a lot of work in terms of installation. Asphalt shingles come in different types, and for you to choose the right kind, you need to…

One of the things that homeowners can look for to determine the condition of their asphalt roof shingles is the amount of granule loss from individual shingles. Granules are the small pebbles that adhere to the exterior of your shingles. Typically, these embedded pebbles may loosen a bit during shipment and installation—why part of the…

What does it mean for a roofing company in  Bethesda, or anywhere else, to be considered a ShingleMaster? Read on below to learn more about this esteemed certification! The Shinglemaster Roofing Company in Bethesda Cox Roofing is recognized as a ShingleMaster and therefore can offer the CertainTeed SureStart PLUS 3-Star and 4-Star coverage warranty extensions….

If you’re getting a roof replacement, or any roof work that involves shingles, then you may need to choose a new color! This decision matters more than you might think, so read on to figure out what shingle color works the best for your roofing material and area. Exploring the Variety of Shingle Color Options…

It’s summer, still, so you’ve probably been outside enjoying the weather. During this time, then, you might have noticed that your roof isn’t in great condition and doesn’t look very appealing. If you see discoloration, streaky patterns, and/or mold, then you might want to consider a professional roof cleaning. The Importance of Regular Roof Cleaning…

You may, at some point, notice that your shingles aren’t lying flat. They may be an irregular shape, sticking up at odd angles, or some similarly concerning position. These are called buckled shingles, which are typically seen with asphalt shingles, and they should be addressed to prevent leaks and other damage that affects both the inside…

There are a lot of different pieces that go into making a functional roof. One fairly obvious one is the shingles that line the top of most roofs (unless yours is metal or a number of other materials). Sometimes, then, you will need to undertake some shingle repair in order to make sure things are…

Give yourself (your family, and your home) the gift of touching up your roof this season! If you’re a homeowner, you may have been considering new shingles, but aren’t sure which style or color. If you’re a roofer, take a look at these tips in how to direct clients to what will be the best…

If a homeowner calls with a concern over blossoming, dark patches on their roof, you’ll likely be able to tell them right away that they’re dealing with algae. This isn’t an uncommon situation, but it also isn’t one that many customers will want to put up with. Though algae doesn’t do much damage, it still…

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