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FAQs About a New Roof

FAQs About a New Roof

May 22, 2023

Is your roof showing signs of wear and tear? Have you noticed signs of damage and feel now is the time for a roof replacement? Investing in a new roof is a big decision for any homeowner. When going through the process of finding a roofing company, selecting a new roofing material, and preparing for installation, you are likely to come up with some questions along the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

When considering a new roof for your home, these are some frequently asked questions:

What Are Asphalt Roofing Shingles?

Asphalt shingles are celebrated for their impressive durability and exceptional energy efficiency. They are also available in a variety of attractive colors and profiles. Whether you are after a rustic, modern, or traditional look, you’ll be able to find a shingle style that matches your preferences.

When choosing asphalt shingles, make sure you opt for a product that is produced by an industry-leading manufacturer, such as CertainTeed, GAF, and EcoStar. These brands are known for crafting best-in-class products that will last for years to come.

What is Metal Roofing?

Thick-gauge metal roofing offers strength and insulation as it reflects radiant heat. Since metal roofing is energy-efficient, it can help your home maintain a consistently comfortable temperature throughout the year. It can also reduce stress on your HVAC system, which may lead to lower energy expenses. There are also various types of metal roofing systems to consider, such as steel, copper, and aluminum.

How Do I Prepare for a Roof Replacement?

When preparing for a roof replacement, there is a checklist of must-do tasks. Make sure you prepare your attic space by removing or covering stored items. With constant banging on your roof, dust may fall from the rafters and settle down on whatever you have stowed away.

You should also secure your valuables. If you have art, mirrors, or chandeliers hanging around your home, try to temporarily remove these pieces. The ruckus of a roof replacement may put your breakables at risk of falling to the floor.

Outdoor items, such as vehicles and furniture, should be moved as well. You don’t want any roofing debris to fall on your belongings—potentially breaking whatever you have in your driveway or on your patio.

Contact a Trusted Roofing Company

Another question is which roofing company offers installation services and products you can depend on. For homeowners in Fairfax, Virginia, and surrounding Northern Virginia communities, the answer is simple—Pond Roofing & Exteriors.

Our skilled and experienced team has the know-how needed to equip your home with a roofing system that is durable, energy-efficient, and attractive.

And highlighting our flawless workmanship and transparent communication, we have earned:

  • The designation as a CertainTeed SELECT ShingleMaster™
  • The CertainTeed Diamond Approval Award, which is given to a small number of roofing companies in North America

To learn more about the roofing systems we install, contact our team today. We have a long list of satisfied customers, and we look forward to showing you why.

"Pond Roofing exceeded our expectations. Very professional and friendly."
David Salamone
"They have been my "go to" firm for roofing issues for over 20 years."
Frank Key
"We would highly recommend Pond Roofing for their high quality installation and price."
Jennifer Hines
"We had an excellent experience with Pond Roofing all around. Exceptional job!"
Diane DePallo
"If you want feel secure in your decision than go with Pond."
Michael Van Dyke
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