Roof

After the Storm: What You Need to Know About Roof Hail Damage

Your home’s exterior may be nearly impervious to the many faces of Mother Nature, but hail may be the exception. Hail causes extensive damage to shingles of many different materials, leaving your home vulnerable to water damage if the shingles fail. The trouble with some hail damage, however, is that the harm is not always…

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Ready to Choose a Metal Roof? Learn the Pros and Cons First

Metal roofing isn’t just for commercial buildings. For decades, homeowners have chosen metal roofs as an alternative to the typical asphalt-shingle roofs that are common on most homes. If you’re interested in having a metal roof installed on your home, it’s important to know about the potential advantages and disadvantages of having one. Metal Roofing…

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Watch Out for Signs That Your Roof is Aging

You may not think that your roof can talk, but there’s a lot it can tell you. Since even small leaks can eventually lead to huge and expensive problems, it pays to listen. It’s important to identify roof problems early so that you can have minor damage repaired before it evolves into a major expense.…

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Moss and Your Roof: What You Need to Know

Moss can make rocks appear rustic, but when found on a rooftop, the plant is a problem. As a homeowner, it’s important for you to understand the issues surrounding rooftop moss growth. Knowing what moss can do to your roof and how you can prevent this damage can help you take care of your property…

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Install a Green Roof That Looks Great

Today, homeowners want to use sustainable, recyclable materials when they update and renovate their homes. Their desire for green roofing materials is no exception. Homeowners ask roofing professionals to install a variety of innovative roofing solutions and see mixed results both in performance and appearance. If you want a traditional look on your roof but…

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5 Steps to Increasing Your Roof’s Longevity

You’ve just gotten a brand new roof installed on your home. The craftsmanship is spectacular, and your house looks great. Now it’s up to you to maintain your roof. Here are five simple steps to maintaining your roof and increasing its longevity. 1. Inspect Your Roof Monthly and After Big Storms Regular roof inspection is…

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How will I know when my roof needs replaced?

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. We think that 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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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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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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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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