The best time to install a roof

The best time to do a full roof replacement

If the house that you live in has a leak, it will need imminent attention. That is not always the case thou. Sometimes the desire to change the color or add a new style of shingles is fancied. When the homeowner is looking for a retail project, many questions arise. When is the best season to install a new roof? …

How do you hire a roofing crew?

Roofing Crews getting a full roof replacement in C

The backbone of the every roofing company in Charlotte North Carolina is the roofing installation crew. The roofing contractor presents the product. It is the job of the installation crew to get out and do the work. That is why it is the backbone of every roofing company in Charlotte North Carolina. To be a successful roofing crew your crew …

Debris Removal | Roof Replacement

Roofing Debris after Roof Replacement

After each roof replacement, roofing contractors in Charlotte NC have a responsibility to clean up their mess. That has not been the case in Charlotte NC. Each roof inspection that is conducted by Charlotte Pro roofing ends up with the estimator coming down with a pocket full of roofing debris. Roofing debris has the ability to age your roof, weaken …

Charlotte Pro Roofing: Storm Damage Charlotte

Roofing contractor working with roofing insurance adjuster inspecting wind damage - Storm Damage

Charlotte NC has been experiencing severe rain/wind storms in the past month. The storms may have caused wind damage/hail damage to your roofing systems or gutters. Charlotte Pro roofing has had the opportunity to inspect multiple homes for storm damage and we would like to share our findings. First off, most homes affected by wind/hail damage have visible signs. The problem with …

Contingency Agreement – Roofing

contingency agreement

Roofing contractors in Charlotte NC have started to use contingency agreement contracts prior to working with homeowners and insurance companies. Most roofing contractors have at least one incident where they did all the leg work, just to realize the homeowner when to another roofer just so that they can pocket some of the money. What is a contingency agreement contract? …

How High Winds Affect Roofing Shingles

High Winds Roofing Shingles

In the roofing industry mother, nature is the primary cause of damaged roofs. In the north, most shingles are damaged by snow and sleet. In the mid-west roofing systems are damaged by high winds. The southern regions of the US, the heat is the primary factor of damaged shingles. In Charlotte NC, the wind affects the shingles by tearing them …

Plumbing Vent Broken

Roofing Vents

Last week the roofing crew has a full roof replacement job in Concord NC. As the crew was stripping the old material off the roof, they noticed that plumbing vent pipes a bit loose. Sure enough, the pipe boots fell through the plywood into the attic as the old boot was being removed. After further inspection, it was determined that …

Algae growth on asphalt shingles

The dangers of Algae growth on roofing shingles in Charlotte NC

Algae is one of the many simple nonflowering plants in the world. Most nonflowering plants require little to no root plantation to grow and spread, making asphalt shingles a perfect host. Driving in Charlotte NC, it is very easy to spot roofs with black streaks running down the roofs. The growth of algae on asphalt shingle is not harming according …

Gutters and Roofing systems

Leaf Guard Gutters

Most every roof in United states has some kind of gutter system that is used to prevent rain getting into the basement and close to the home’s foundation. These folks in Charlotte North Carolina seemed to have a premium gutter system, the LeafGuard Gutters, but looking at the fairly new Barkwood architectural shingles, it seems that when the installers came …

Roof Repairs- Camouflaging the Problem.

roof repairs

Every so often we come across some interesting roofs in Charlotte, and today was one of those days! While heading over to do an estimate for a customer, I had to stop and do a double take to make sure I was not seeing things. The roof in the above picture is an intersecting gable roof that has mismatching shingles …