How long does a roof last? 4 roof replacement factors to consider

How do you know when you need a roof replacement? After all, the time to replace your roof isn’t always as obvious as it is in the photo below. Plus, a 20-year warranty doesn’t necessarily mean that your roof will … Continue reading

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Take it from the top: Understanding the basics of asphalt roofing shingles

Are asphalt roofing shingles your area of expertise? Probably not. But when it’s time for a roof replacement, your roofing shingles become a major priority. Here’s what to know to start talking with your roofing contractor. Basic shingles and shake-style roofing … Continue reading

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Nice to be noticed: A trio of glowing Long Roofing reviews

Everyone likes to get a pat on the back once in a while. And while we aren’t in business for the accolades, it is nice when we receive some genuinely glowing feedback for our work. We wanted to share a … Continue reading

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What’s in a roofing warranty?

Everyone worries about warranties. Whether you’re buying a blender or doing serious home improvement work, you may be suspicious of the fine print exceptions in many warranties. A roofing warranty is no exception. Typically, there are several warranties tied into the construction of … Continue reading

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How to prevent seasonal roof damage

Winter, spring, summer and fall each bring their own unique challenges to your home and your roof! Let’s learn how the whole roof system protects your home and your family from seasonal roof damage. Winter roof damage: Beware the icicle Problem: The greatest … Continue reading

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Long Roofing sets up shop in Harrisburg, Pa. and Richmond, Va.

We’ve outgrown the DMV. Long Roofing has officially branched out beyond the Washington, D.C. metro area, launching new businesses in nearby Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Richmond, Virginia. It’s our first step in a move that we hope will bring solid, new … Continue reading

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Why are asphalt shingles right for my new roof?

Who loves asphalt shingles? Just about every American homeowner, according to roofing industry professionals. The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association reports that the roofs of four out of five houses in the U.S. enjoy the benefits of this versatile material. “Asphalt … Continue reading

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How to choose a roofing contractor

Maybe you noticed some curling or missing shingles. Maybe – worse yet – you saw a water spot, a noticeable leak or even light poking through from the outside. After 25 or 30 years (or the misfortune of a terrible storm), … Continue reading

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Can Replacing My Windows Make My Home Safer?

When it comes to the value of your home, nothing gives you greater peace of mind than living in a home that’s safe. By getting the right replacement windows installed, you can make your home substantially safer than it is … Continue reading

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Can New Windows Save Money On My Energy Bills?

Have you ever taken a look at your energy bill and wished you could lower your monthly payments? Sure, we’ve all been there. The real question is, what’s the secret to keeping money in your pocket without dramatically altering your … Continue reading

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