How to prepare for my Roof Installation?

Hi There! Tim Mallory, owner of Advantage Roofing. We are a Cincinnati roofing company specializing in residential roofing. We get a lot of great questions from homeowners and we think if one homeowner is asking the question, many more are thinking it. So we have decided to take these questions and answer them in our…

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Ice Dams

Ice Damming There have been many calls this winter about ice damming so I wanted to take a minute to explain the process. For ice dams to form an accumulation of at least a few inches of snow must be on your roof. The heat from your home rises up through the attic and melts…

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Most common cause of wind damage – improper install.

I recently met an insurance adjuster to look at wind damage on a home.  During the inspection, he was asking about our company. I mentioned to him Advantage Roofing is one of the very few companies in the Cincinnati area that insist on hand nailing all our shingles. I further explained to him how I…

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Cold Weather Roofing

As we move into the colder days of fall, we get a lot of questions regarding cold weather roofing. These questions are answered easier when you understand how shingles work.  Each shingle comes from the factory with an adhesive strip. This strip is located in the middle of the shingle and runs across end to…

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Do I have Hail Damage?

We recently experienced a hail storm in the Cincinnati Tri-State area. This storm particularly affected the cities of Sharonville, Maineville and Blue Ash with large enough hail to cause roof damage. When a hail storm rolls through we receive a lot of questions from homeowners, wondering if they have hail damage and what should they…

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Are references necessary?

Being in the roofing business for over 25 years, I have heard many horror stories from homeowners. Below is a true story from a homeowner our company has helped and shows how important references really are.

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What is a workmanship warranty?

A new roof is a big investment that comes with a heavy price tag. It is a purchase that should last you anywhere from 25 years to a lifetime. While interviewing potential roofing contractors, two very important questions are ‘Does it come with a warranty? And what does it cover?” After having your roof replaced…

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How to choose the Right Shingle Color?

Choosing a color for your roof project is not always easy. Here are some guidelines I’ve picked up over the years to help determine what color best suits your personality and your home. Remember, you have to live with the choice the next 20-30 years so, choose wisely.

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How to Choose Roofing Contractors in Cincinnati

Most homeowners only replace their roof once or twice a lifetime, so they have limited experience. When choosing a roofer you want to evaluate them carefully. You will need to look closely at the proposal, the products selected, and the price/value relationship of the entire package. You cannot choose a professional roofer by looking only…

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Angie’s List Super Service Award 2012

We are proud to announce we have won the Angie’s List Super Service Award again! This is our 5th award in the past six years. Please read the press release below.  Advantage Roofing Earns Esteemed 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award. Award reflects Advantage Roofing’s consistently high level of customer service.

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