Are roofing shingles or shake-style shingles the best for my home?

You need a new roof. A sales representative comes to your home. You explain the problem. You learn about the importance of the whole roof system. Look, you’re no roofer – you knew a roof has roofing shingles and that’s about it … 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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Help! How do I make sense of my new 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 excited to set 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 is roof ventilation important to my home?

You probably already know the basics of ventilation. It’s pretty simple: ventilation is the flow of air through a system of intake and exhaust. That was an easy one. Now what do you know about roof ventilation? The need for roof ventilation wasn’t … 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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What do I need to know about the whole roof system?

As a homeowner, you may think that shingles, a wooden deck and some tarpaper make up your whole roof system. There’s a lot more to your roof, however, than shingles and wood. “An effective whole roof system is a combination of … Continue reading

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How to choose a professional 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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