3 Major Effects of Snow and Ice on Your Roof

The weather is forecasting snow in Northern Virginia this coming weekend. Vertex Roofing thus decided that this is the perfect time to point out what snow and ice can do to your roof. Below are the 3 major effects snow and ice can have on your roof: 1. Damage to Gutters During the colder seasons, icicles can form on your …

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Prediction for Our Northern Virginia Winter

Vertex Roofing is not sure if you are old enough to remember your grandparents reading The Old Farmer’s Almanac, but since 1792, many people, especially farmers, have religiously relied on the weather predictions of this iconic publication. The Farmer’s Almanac doesn’t use satellite data or other methods to make its predictions, but rather a secret mathematical and astronomical formula based …

Tips for Protecting Your Northern Virginia Roof From Flash Floods

As you can see from the image above, courtesy of WUSA9 News, Northern Virginia is in for some very possible flash flooding over the next few days. So how can you make sure your roof is protected during flash flooding? If you want to make sure your Northern Virginia roof is protected from flash floods, the following are important regular …

Is Your Northern Virginia Home or Business Ready for Hurricane Florence?

Homeowners and commercial property owners in Northern Virginia are bracing for Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm that is expected to become even more powerful and dangerous by the time it makes landfall on the U.S.’s eastern seaboard sometime on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Florence is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 15 to 20 inches—with up to 30 inches …

What If Your Northern Virginia Roof Leaks During a Storm?

Labor Day 2018 is coming up this Monday. We want to wish all Northern Virginia homeowners a happy Labor Day, first of all. But the weather forecast for Northern Virginia calls for possible thunderstorms starting tonight, Thursday, August 30 and continuing all through the holiday weekend. What does this mean for homeowners who discover a roof leak over the Labor Day …

Storms Bring Hail and Damaging Wind to Richmond, Virginia and Roofs by Vertex is There!

RICHMOND, Va. — Storms sparked multiple severe thunderstorm warnings and brought heavy rain, large hail and gusty winds Saturday in parts of Central Virginia. In fact, tennis ball-sized hail was reported in Jetersville in Amelia County and hen egg-sized hail was reported across the Richmond Metro area. The scattered thunderstorms were triggered as a cold front and some energy approached …