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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 …

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 …

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 …

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What Strong Winds Can Do To Your Northern Virginia Roof

Even when a storm produces no rain or hail, your Northern Virginia roof can still sustain damage. Strong winds can create stress points on a roof that, over time, can weaken and become compromised. While roofs are designed to resist typical wind loads, they can be incrementally damaged over the years by high winds and debris carried by the wind. …

The Experts in Northern Virginia Commercial Roofing

Although Vertex Roofing in Northern Virginia is the expert in roof replacement for homeowners, what many people may not know is that we are also experts at commercial roofing. As a GAF Master Elite Contractor, we have handled many commercial roofing jobs using only the highest quality GAF products.  There are five major types of commercial roofing, and Vertex Roofing …