Initial Questions for a Window Contractor

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 - Post by Pond1920

There may come a time when your home requires new windows. While this appears to be a big job, the right contractor knows exactly what to do and how to ensure that you are satisfied in the end. Here are three initial questions for a window contractor: 1. What is the energy efficiency rating? [&hellip


POND ROOFING 1 of 15 NORTHERN AMERICAN COMPANIES TO EARN THE DIAMOND LEVEL CUSTOMER APPROVAL RATING

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 - Post by Pond1920

CertainTeed, one of the largest shingle manufacturers in the world recently announced the results of its customer service Track Record surveys. CertainTeed established a Customer Track Record survey that gives residential shingle customers the opportunity to rate their roofing experience, and recipients of the highest achievement record were just announced. Pond Roofing has been recognized [&hellip


POND WINS RARE DIAMOND APPROVAL AWARD

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 - Post by Pond1920

CHRISTMAS LIGHT SAFETY

Friday, December 12th, 2014 - Post by Pond1920

Don’t flip the switch to show off your dazzling Christmas lights before you take a quick look at these safety tips. Don’t cut corners — you are risking damage to your family, roof and house. Before hanging the first light, check them carefully for cracked cords, frayed ends or loose connections. A combination of [&hellip


FALL BACK/SPRING FORWARD ON WINTER MAINTENANCE CHECK

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 - Post by Pond1920

Daylight is premium so please inspect and prepare your roof & home for winter.    Like many homeowners, you may not have had a chance to give your home a careful inspection to make sure it can withstand whatever Mother Nature has in store for our area this winter. Consult a professional exterior contractor if [&hellip


The Greater Merrifield Business Association names Betsy Pond to its board of directors.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 - Post by Pond1920

GMBA is a non-profit organization formed in 1984 dedicated to bringing together businesses in the Greater Merrifield area to promote better land use, transportation and general economic development.  GMBA works closely with its public officials to make them aware of the needs of the area.   GMBA also works with closely with local chambers of [&hellip


DEALING WITH FROZEN PIPES

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 - Post by Betsy Pond

Polar vortex?  Bi-polar weather?  Frozen pipes – no matter how well you think you have winterized your home, you are still susceptible to frozen pipes.  Tonight’s evening news reported that there have been over 200 calls to the fire department in Prince George’s county alone about frozen pipes.  Water is tricky because it expands [&hellip


Pond Roofing and Exteriors is a proud supporter of the PRS

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 - Post by Betsy Pond

Pond Roofing and Exteriors has been a supporter of the local non-profit organization, PRS (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services) for many years. PRS is an award-winning program that provides critical services for persons living with mental illnesses, substance abuse and mild intellectual disabilities.   Their offices are located in our community, and PRS depends upon community [&hellip


Patrick Readyhough appointed as a Board Member of the Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals.

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - Post by Pond1920

Pond Roofing and Exteriors is pleased to announce that its President, Patrick Readyhough, has been appointed to a 2-year term as a Board Member of the Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals (VARP).  He will also chair the Steep Slope Committee for the organization. The Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals mission is to promote the [&hellip


Beware of Home Improvement Scams

Friday, August 30th, 2013 - Post by Betsy Pond

  Recent articles in Angie’s List monthly magazine and in Parade magazine reminded me of how easy it is for con artists to convince homeowners that exterior work is needed on their home.  In fact, a recent article noted that roofing scam complaints were up 60% with the Better Business Bureau. Here is what [&hellip