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Choosing a roofer and selecting the right roof for your house can be difficult. We understand. The Premier Roofing blog aims to help. From selecting the right materials to understanding the nuances of roof maintenance, we’ve got you covered. As a trusted partner, we’re here to share valuable insights, industry trends, and practical tips to help you make informed decisions about your roof.

What Can Go Wrong If Your Roof Is Having Issues?

What is your home’s first line of defense against the extremely problematic issue of water intrusion? Many folks may say the foundation, sump pump, or gutters, but it’s actually your roof! Your roof is usually the first thing that the rain touches as it starts to fall. If your roof is having issues, not only could it rain inside your home, but it could quickly turn into an indoor downpour! You may not realize just how much water your roof usually protects your house from, so let’s put it in perspective. A small, 1,000-square-foot roof during a 1” rainfall event is going to have approximately 623 gallons of [...]

What to Look for in a Roofing Contractor

A roof is one of the most important parts of your home. Your roof is your first line of defense against weather elements, and it’s one of the most expensive parts of your home to replace. So, how do you find the right roofing contractor to replace your roof? In this article, we’ll touch on eight things you should be looking for in a roofing contractor to ensure you get the highest quality project for the best price. Does the roofing contractor have the proper licensing? The first and most important thing you should look for is a Maryland Home Improvement License. The state of Maryland [...]

Is winter a good time to repair or replace your roof?

Can you replace your roof in the winter? You may have heard that you absolutely cannot have your roof installed or repaired in the cold winter months, but is this popular (sub)urban legend actually true? Roofing contractors will overwhelmingly agree that this is a total myth, but with a couple of caveats, of course. Winter in some regions of the country is very harsh, with constant single-digit temperatures and near-constant snow on the ground and roofs. Now, obviously, you can’t put a new roof on a snow-covered house, and we definitely don’t recommend installing a new roof when temperatures are below freezing for safety and quality reasons. But, [...]

How do I know when it’s time to replace my roof?

Time to replace your roof? A roof, if properly installed, should last its labeled life expectancy, and it should not need to be replaced until it has reached the end of that predicted lifespan. Roofing systems’ lifespans can vary wildly depending on the type of shingled roof system you have and can range from 20 years all the way up to 50 years! So how do you know when it’s time to replace your roof? If you were the last person to have a roof installed on your home, then this one should be a breeze. Just pull out your warranty information and check the warranty length [...]

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