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The Top 10 Causes of Roof Leaks in Northern Virginia

Water is the most insidious of foes, eager to penetrate your Northern Virginia home’s roof. Once water gets into your roof, the damage and destruction can take place far from the point of the initial attack, making the true source of a roof leak difficult to identify. The roofing pros at Vertex Roofing specialize in finding the source of roof …

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The Difference Between Commercial and Residential Roofing

What many people don’t realize is how much difference there is between residential and commercial roofing materials. However, for the job to be done right, both types of roofing material require proper installation by a professional roofing contractor. Only a true roofing professional will understand that residential and commercial roofs are not created equally. Vertex Roofing is the preferred professional …

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Premier Roof Replacement in Northern Virginia

If you are considering replacing your old roof in Northern Virginia, Vertex Roofing is a roofing company with an established reputation and a recognized name in the Northern Virginia construction industry. Considered as a symbol of excellence and reliability, Vertex Roofing provides impeccable service when it comes to roof installation. With 20+ years of experience in the construction arena, our team of …

The Benefits of a Green Roof For Your Northern Virginia Hotel

During a Green Roof Garden Party and Learning Tour, roofing association professionals and industry partners of the ASAE Convene Green Alliance (CGA) discovered the source of vegetated roofs’ popularity and how they could benefit conferences and events. “An impressive number of hotels and other meeting venues are adding or already maintaining extensive green roofs, including major convention centers such as …

Understanding How Asphalt Shingles Are Made

As the preferred roofing contractor in Northern Virginia, Vertex Roofing only uses the highest quality asphalt shingles when replacing the roof of your home. Here’s a guide to how the best asphalt shingles are made. WHAT GOES INTO A SHINGLE Asphalt shingles have to be flexible, durable and beautiful. First, the shingle mat where all the other components are attached is …

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8 Warning Signs You Need a New Roof In Northern Virginia

A solid roof on your Northern Virginia home is crucial. Vertex Roofing wants to help you make sure that your roof is solid by sharing the following 8 signs that it may be time for a roof replacement: 1. Your roof’s 25th birthday is approaching. “An asphalt shingle roof should last between 20 and 30 years,” says Claude McGavic, executive …

For Our Neighbors Affected by Tropical Storm Michael

Hurricane Michael is being compared to Hurricane Katrina for the devastation it has wrought on the states of Florida and Georgia. As of yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 11, Michael had become a tropical storm moving into our great state of Virginia and reeking havoc. From this news report at WTVR, the Governor of Virginia declared a state of emergency. Below is …

Roof Ventilation is Essential For a Healthy Roof

Excess moisture and heat in your Northern Virginia attic can quickly destroy your roof. Moisture gets into your home’s attic from everyday activities like taking a shower, boiling water and running a humidifier. If that moisture can’t get out of the attic, it will cause havoc such as molded insulation, rotted roof deck, and premature shingle deterioration. Heat causes shingles …

Finance Your Northern Virginia Roof Replacement

Vertex Roofing wants to make sure all of our blog readers realize that we offer roof replacement financing through Green Sky. Below is a description of the loans offered by Green Sky from their website: “Home Improvement project warriors can now enjoy GreenSky’s attractive financing for use with any home improvement retailer or contractor! With the GreenSky Loan Program, we …