Roof Repair: How Long Do Roofs Last and When Do I Need to Replace Mine?

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Waking up to water dripping on your head isn’t the most pleasant way to start your morning. Whether it’s because of the damage from a recent storm or it’s just been a while since you’ve had your roof replaced, you’re probably wondering “how long do roofs last?”  Today, we’re here to tell you all about the warning signs that your roof … Read More

Weather Hazards That Can Damage Your Roof

Weather Hazards That Can Damage Your Roof

Many of us don’t realize the dangers that storms bring to our rooftop. We oftentimes take it for granted as it shields us from the elements year round. However, neglect to realize the potential storm damage that can occur can lead us to roof repair down the line. It is important to understand how we can take proactive action to … Read More

Protect Your Roof – How to De-Ice Your Roof

Protect Your Roof – How to De-Ice Your Roof

Winter storms usually bring more than snow; they also cover your walkways, driveways, and roof with dangerous ice that you will need to get rid of safely to protect your home. If you have ever taken a close look at your roof during winter, you might have noticed a thick layer of icicles hanging off it. Sometimes, you might even … Read More

Start Your Roof with a Clean Slate

Start Your Roof with a Clean Slate

Replacing your roof is not nearly as sexy of a home improvement project as remodeling a bathroom or renovating your kitchen. But just because it’s time to replace those worn out asphalt shingles doesn’t mean you are stuck with spending thousands of dollars on a project that won’t change the curb appeal of your home. Why not invest in a … Read More

The Earth May Not Be Flat But Your Roof Can Be!

Nothing caps off a mid-century modern home or historic brownstone quite like a flat roof. Likewise, flat roofs have long been the darling of commercial builders who prefer to house HVAC systems on the roofs of storefronts and strip malls around the Baltimore area. What is a flat roof? The answer may seem obvious, but defining a flat roof is … Read More

If a Roof was a Superhero, it Would Be Made of Steel!

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a steel roof? Actually, if there was ever a superhero version of a roof, this would be it. Strong, virtually indestructible, and requiring very little maintenance, your steel roof can protect your home or commercial building for centuries without so much as a second thought. Steel Roof Styles … Read More

EPDM: Wellies (Rain Boots) For Your Roof

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The most important characteristic of any roof is that it is weatherproof. Regardless of the materials used in a roof replacement, the most important function your roof has is keeping the contents of your building dry. That is why Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) is the rubber roof of choice for all Crown Remodeling rubber roofing installation. But… What is … Read More

The Complete Buyers Guide to Asphalt Roof Shingles

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When it comes to purchasing a new roof, there are more options than you can imagine. From slate to tile, metal to wood, the variety of roofing materials out there can make your head spin. Asphalt shingles remain the most popular choice for roofs throughout the Baltimore area. Even so, choosing to have a new roof installed from asphalt shingles … Read More

When is a Pitch Not a Pitch? (Roof Pitch)

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If you are a sports fan, the first thing when you hear the term “pitch” has nothing to do with your roof. Your roof pitch can determine the type of roof on your home, the amount of rain gutter you need and whether a heating cable is necessary to protect your home from ice in the winter. If you’re in … Read More

Creating a Roof Overhead: A Look at Roof Trusses

When it comes to the roof on your home or commercial building, it is easy to take its structural integrity for granted. We assume that a roof will keep us dry, safe, warm, and protected from the Maryland elements. What most of us don’t realize is that a roof is a feat of physics that begins with roof trusses. For … Read More