Hurricane Florence

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Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 on Friday and is expected to slowly move over parts of the Carolinas all weekend. In a press conference, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned, “The storm is going to continue its violent grind across our state for days.”  The predictions are not good: massive flooding, destructive winds, life-threatening storm surges, and tornadoes are expected …

Roof Maintenance

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A roof replacement isn’t a small investment, so we encourage you to keep your roof maintained and in good working order to prolong the life of the roof.  The first step of a good roof maintenance program is the Roof Inspection.  Basically, this is a combination of a surface inspection of the roof surface (roofing contractor), and a visual inspection …

Tips on Maintaining Your Roof

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When well maintained a shingle roof can last for up to 30 years, protecting your home, your family, and your belongings. If you have a slate or tile roof, it can last a lifetime. Replacing a roof can be expensive but with regular maintenance and repairs when needed, you’ll be sure to get a long and happy life from your …

The Truth About Roofing Hail Damage Insurance Claims

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I DON’T SEE ANY HAIL DAMAGE. WHAT’S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT? Hail Damage can’t be seen very easily most of the time. You usually will never see actual holes or indentations in the roof. Hail will drastically shorten the life of your roof. Even many roofing contractors do not know what to look for when it comes to hail damage. …

Stuff that Endangers Roofs

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Stuff that Endangers Roofs Our home’s roof is one of its most important features. It is important as an insulator but, most importantly, it is what protects the interior of the home from rain and snow. Numerous factors, however, can damage our roof and, over time, this damage can extend to the structure of the house itself.  Below you will …

Pros and Cons of Fixing Your Own Roof

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We love that independent, do-it-yourself spirit as much as the next person. It’s fun and rewarding to complete a project yourself, and with all the assistance available today (in the form of kits, supplies, and YouTube videos), it’s easier than ever to tackle a little home improvement project. You might find the DIY attitude extending to your roof, and you …

How to Choose a Local Roofing Company

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Choose A Local Roofing Company Getting your roof repaired or replaced is a big task. It’s not something you want to approach lightly, because the finished product needs to last you for years to come. You want to find a good price, of course, but it’s even more important to find the company that will do the job well. Choosing …

Are Tesla Solar Shingles the Future of Roofing?

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Tesla is, without a doubt, an incredibly innovative company with Elon Musk as its charismatic leader. Right on the heels of the release of the Model 3 electric car comes news of the first installations of the new Tesla solar shingles. At the touted price of $21.85 per square foot, the roof will be on par with higher end roofing options like …

2017 BBB Torch Award Winner

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Scro’s Roofing Company 2017 BBB Torch Award Every year, the Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina selects recipients of the Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics. As they say on their website, this award: “…honors companies and charities which demonstrate a high level of character and ensure the organizations’ practices meet the highest standards of ethics. These companies generate trust among their employees, …