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Types of Gutter Designs: Pros & Cons

May 6, 2019

With several types of gutters, multiple materials from which to choose and the option for seamed or seamless, you’ll want to understand the pros and cons of each type to help decide which gutters are best for your home. If you’re still unsure… Read More

gutter designs pros and cons

3 Tab Shingles vs. Architectural Shingles

March 20, 2019

When you’re looking to install or replace a roof with asphalt shingles, it’s important to consider the pros and cons of traditional 3 tab shingles and the growing-in-popularity architectural shingles. Depending on your budget, preferences and design style, you’ll be able to select… Read More

Winter Roof Repair

February 2, 2019

Winter Roof Repair in Michigan If you notice it’s time to repair or replace your roof, and you’re in the middle of winter, it’s not time to panic. However, it is time to act. Fast. When you have a roofing emergency—a leak, for… Read More

How Winter Weather Can Cause Roof Damage

November 29, 2018

The best remedy to just about any potential roof problem is preventive maintenance, and that’s perhaps best exemplified by the potential for winter roof damage. In most cases, winter weather won’t cause new damage to your roof, however it can exacerbate existing—or even unknown—problems…. Read More

How Winter Weather Can Cause Roof Damage

How Long Does a Roof Last in Michigan?

October 17, 2018

A roof’s lifespan in Michigan is impacted by all four seasons, from the bitter cold and potentiallyhazardous winters to precipitation-heavy springs, to the relentless sun of the summer, and the falling leaves of autumn. Plus, with so many trees and the occasional storm,… Read More

How Long Does a Roof Last in Michigan?

Need a New Roof? Don’t Wait—It’s Not Too Late!

October 8, 2018

The leaves are beginning to here in West Michigan, which means winter is just around the corner. Is your home ready? Perhaps you spent part of your summer planning for a new roof, and even have some estimates you’ve been considering. It’s easy… Read More

Late fall is not too late to get a new roof before winter!

We Work with Your Insurer for Roof & Home Exterior Repairs

August 30, 2018

Michigan weather will take its toll on your roof and significantly impact its lifespan. Because your roof could have significant weather damage even before you notice a leak, it pays to request a free inspection. In the event your home has sustained a… Read More

Weather Related Roof Damage

What to Know About Cleaning Your Roof

August 3, 2018

While our focus at West Michigan Roofing is on installation and repairs, we do have our opinions on maintenance practices that can affect your roof. Every year, we get questions ranging from, “Will you wash my roof?” to “I had someone clean my… Read More

Should I have my roof cleaned?

What Your Roof is Trying to Tell You: Dark Streaks

July 27, 2018

You can learn a lot from looking at your roof. Some things are obvious, like needing to replace shingles if you notice some missing. Or, if you see ice dams in the winter, you have to check your insulation before you find yourself… Read More

Dark Streaks on Your Roof

Metal Roofing Accents for Your Home

June 29, 2018

There are a lot of advantages to metal roofing, and a growing number of homeowners are considering metal roofs over asphalt shingles. However, there are a few drawbacks to metal roofing, as well—most prominently the cost. How can homeowners get the look they… Read More

Metal Roofing Accents