Like every homeowner, you probably have concerns over roof maintenance. You understand that many things can go wrong with this part of your home. You also understand that taking the right approach can help you avoid a lot of trouble. These three tips can help you avoid roof trouble: 1. Inspect it Often This is
When customers call our office to schedule a repair estimate, they often ask whether we can repair their roof at the same time. The answer is a resounding NO. Here’s why, and what you should consider when making that request: When you call for an estimate, you probably are not aware of what the problem
Okay – it’s time – April showers have brought either new leaks or those leaks that you have been ignoring need attention. To paraphrase a Beatles’ song “Fixing a Hole” where the rain gets in and stops my mind from wondering …. Why have I put this off and where will the water go? STOP!
With the robust winds of spring clearly upon us, we have received several inquiries from customers regarding the issue of using nails versus staples in fastening asphalt shingles on your roof. Most manufacturers recommend against using staples to fasten asphalt shingles. We also receive a lot of inquiries as to how many nails should be
The best prevention in getting a good roof is to hire the right contractor to begin with. Your roof is probably the most critical part of your home: it shields and protects you, your family, and the contents of your home. Its replacement needs careful consideration. Think of the weather conditions we have endured in
We are very proud to have won the Angie’s List Super Service Award for the sixth year in a row in Fairfax and Northern Virginia, and this year we won in three different categories! Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Pond Roofing has earned the service industry-coveted 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award,
Seasons Greetings! This great safety advice comes to us from the National Roofing Contractors Association: Before setting up a ladder, inspect it for defects. Make sure the latches on extension ladders are secured before climbing. Never use a ladder with split or missing rungs. Never use a ladder with grcase, oil, or any other slippery
Before crawling up on the roof to string the Christmas lights, you need to know that every year, hospital emergency rooms treat about 12,500 people for injuries, such as falls, cuts and shocks, related to holiday lights, decorations and Christmas trees, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Here are some tips for