5 Tips for Safely Removing Snow from Your Roof
It’s that time of year again. The snow is starting to fall, and before you know it, your roof will be covered in a thick, white layer. If you’re not careful, this can lead to some serious problems. That’s why Watergate Roofing is dedicating this article to discussing five tips for safely removing snow from […]
3 Things New Homeowners Need to Know About Roofing
As new homeowners, you have a lot of new and exciting things ahead. But you also have a lot more responsibilities, especially when it comes to home repairs. While homeownership is exciting, there are a few areas of your home to be diligent about, including the roof. So, here are three things Watergate Roofing wants […]
Chimney Flashing: What is it and Why Is It Important?
A chimney is an important part of your home, and it’s crucial that you keep it in good condition. One of the most important parts of a chimney is the flashing. This part of the roof is one of the most common repairs we make here at Watergate Roofing. But, why exactly does this part […]
3 Reasons Roof Inspections are Important
A roof inspection is an important part of homeownership. An inspection can help identify potential problems with your roof before they become costly repairs. Knowing the condition of your roof also allows you to prepare for any of those future repairs. Still, there are so many other reasons to get an inspection from Watergate Roofing, […]
3 Common Types of Hail Damage
With the warmer weather comes spring and summer rains, and sometimes hail. While most of the time, the hail is small, Mother Nature has been known to occasionally drop large chunks of ice from the sky. So while you might be safe inside your home, the roof isn’t so lucky. Hail damage on your roof […]
What To Do If a Tree Falls on Your House
Springtime in Indiana brings a lot of rain and heavy thunderstorms. Many of these carry high winds that can make you feel like they’ll rip your roof off. While high winds tend to carry loose shingles away, they can also cause trees and heavy limbs to topple over. When these natural structures fall on your […]
3 Common Types of Winter Roof Damage
Winter can be harsh. It can seem like a long, drawn-out season full of cloudy days and lots of snow. It’s also hard on everything exposed to the elements, including your home’s roof. Unfortunately, not all winter damage is avoidable, especially when there’s a lot of snowfall in the forecast. So, if you suspect that […]
Can I Replace My Roof During the Winter?
Some home projects are planned, and others aren’t. Unplanned home projects usually occur as a result of a problem that requires a reasonably urgent fix. Some people don’t realize that you can repair and replace roofs year-round. However, Watergate Roofing is here to let you know that you can replace your roof in the winter. […]
5 Benefits of Metal Roofing for Residential Properties
When it comes to roofing, today’s homeowners have access to an excellent selection of materials. For instance, traditional shingles, tile, and metal are all relatively commonly used. Metal roofs appeal to many homeowners both in terms of aesthetics and function. If you’ve been considering re-roofing, check out the five benefits of a metal roof in […]
What You Should Know About Roof Hail Damage and Insurance
Surely, you’ve seen roofing company trucks line the street as your neighbors fix the hail damage caused by spring and summer storms. Perhaps you’ve held off because of the insurance deductible, or aren’t sure whether you experienced any damage. Fortunately, Watergate Roofing can help.