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How well did your House hold up to Hurricane Matthew?

Even if you can’t find damage, an inspection is still a good idea. You could have damage that’s hidden and will become apparent with the next non-hurricane storm. When Harbor Roofing and Siding comes out to check things, if we find damage, we’ll give you what you need to file the claim with your insurance company. We’ve got plenty of …

Copper Roofing

  Copper roofing offers a beautiful characteristic and durability that no other metal roof can match. Its appearance can complement any style of building, from the traditional to the modern. Its warmth and beauty make it a preferred material for many architects. The use of copper is based upon traditional practices proven over many years. There are numerous examples of …

Warning signs you may need a new roof or repairs.

Warning signs that your roof might need repairs: Sometimes a roof can naturally reach the end of its useful life without experiencing a roof failure. It just looks old and worn, and you are doing preventive maintenance on your home. If replacing an old roof is delayed, however, it could result in bigger problems down the road. So watch for …

Leave Historical Roof Restoration to the Pros

Roofs are made to protect your home, but over time they can begin to deteriorate. This is especially true when you are talking about those on historical houses. When it comes to historical roof restoration, you need to make sure you choose a contractor who is familiar with these types of homes. When it comes to original slate and tile …

Is Metal Roofing Right For You?

Some homeowners find that deciding whether or not a metal roof is right for their home is a difficult choice to make. With all of the roofing materials available to homeowners today, this decision can take some time. It is best to weigh all of the pros and cons of metal roofing before you decide if metal roofing is in …

How Snow, Ice and Hail Can Damage Your Roof

Your roof is your main source of protection from the outside elements. It protects you and your family. You need your roof to be strong enough to stand up to hail, snow and ice. Here is some information on how these things can damage your roof. Hail: Light hail generally doesn’t do any damage to the roof. When the hail …

When Slate Shingles Are a Good Choice

As far as roofing choices go, slate is always a classic—and for good reason. Many homeowners love the upscale look of slate shingles, which are actual shingle-like slivers of rock.Though slate is an expensive choice, it can give your home a timeless, natural look, and the shingles themselves can be laid out in a wide array of patterns. When are …

Don’t Forget Your HOA When Buying Siding

Is it time to replace your siding? If so, you may be considering what kind style and color of siding to get—but before you make any purchases, it is important for you to consider your HOA’s codes and regulations—in fact, doing this could end up saving you a lot of time and money. Why exactly should you check with your …

Are Architectural Shingles Worth the Cost?

Homeowners looking at roofing options often ask: with all the hype about architectural shingles, are they worth the extra cost? In a word, yes—the benefits of architectural shingles make the extra cost more than worth it. (Which, depending on your contractor, is around $15 per square. On most roofs, this results in the extra cost of $450.) Why exactly are …

6 Steps to Maintain Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding has many advantages for homeowners, including durability and aesthetic appeal. Additionally, many homeowners find that maintenance is a snap—especially when they perform that maintenance on a regular basis. To take the best care of your home’s exterior, here are the six steps to long-lasting, beautiful vinyl siding for your home. 1. Wash it regularly. Vinyl siding is very …