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3 Things to Think About Before Buying a New Roof

Building a new roof requires a lot of decision-making and planning, whether you are choosing a roof for a new home or picking out a replacement for your current roof. Take your time and make sure you are working with a trusted roofing professional like Dowell Roofing to get the best possible results! Let’s take […]

How to Choose a Roofer You Can Trust

Your roof plays a pivotal role in protecting your home from the elements. The materials and service for roof installation and repair also do not come cheap, so you need to know that you can trust the person you’re hiring to do a good job.   To help you avoid long-term damage from a bad […]

How Long Can I Expect My Roof to Last?

“How long will my roof last?” This is an important question to ask when you’re selecting a material and comparison shopping for your roof. Other factors such as climate and roof design also play a role in wearing down your roof, but the material of the roof is by far the clearest indicator of how […]

Should You Install Solar Panels on Your Roof?

Clean and renewable energy is great and should definitely be encouraged, but is it wise to put solar panels on your roof? There are a lot of financial factors to account for before deciding to install them for your home, and it’s important to do your geographical research as well. Your roof is one of […]

How Can Ponding Water Damage Your Roof?

Most commercial buildings have flat roofs that use a system for draining water. They are usually built with a slight pitch, typically a minimum slope of ¼ of an inch every foot. Water drains from the roof into a scupper system or an internal drainage system. If this system is damaged or becomes clogged, then […]

The Benefits of Impact Resistant Roofing

Scientific and architectural advancements are making homes safer and more durable than ever. For instance, houses are made with flame retardant materials that lower the chances of the home burning to its foundation. Roofs are no exception to these advancements, and choosing the right roof for your home might actually save you money on your […]

Storm Season Can Mean Trouble for Roofs in Middle TN

Warm weather is well on its way in Middle Tennessee, and we all know what that brings: storms with heavy winds and the threat of tornadoes! Seemingly on a weekly basis. When storms make their way through Murfreesboro, our roofs are at risk for extensive damage. Once a storm has ended, it’s imperative to safely […]

Roof Inspection? Be Prepared With These 3 Tips

Is your roof due for an inspection? After contacting Dowell Roofing and scheduling a mutual time for a roofing inspection, it’s time for you to start preparing your home and roof. Should you fail to complete this task, your inspection may be compromised and it may be harder for the roofing contractor to complete the […]

Roof Safety Tips

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Roof Safety Tips While you should always trust a professional to take care of all your roofing problems, you may encounter a situation where you need to be on top of your roof. Anytime you are on the roof of your Murfreesboro home, use these roof safety tips from Dowell Roofing. Never Go On Your […]

5 Tips to Avoid Roof Damage This Winter

The wintertime is known for a time to build snowmen and go sledding, but it is also a period when most harm and damage is done to roofs due to storms and homeowner negligence. When powerful ice storms hit and the homeowner has failed to prepare their roof, various parts of the roof and home […]

6 Residential Roofing Myths Debunked!

6 Residential Roofing Myths Debunked! The general public believes a lot of myths, especially about the roofing industry. Are you guilty of saying or believing any of the following myths below? We wouldn’t be surprised as some are widely accepted as truth. That why Dowell Roofing is here to debunk some common roofing myths and […]

Why You Need a Professional to Inspect Your Roof

When a storm or other damaging weather blows through Middle Tennessee, one of the first things you should do is make sure your roof is safe and sound. Although there are some homeowners who feel that they can inspect their roof themselves through online guides and the sort, it is best to have a professional […]

My Roof is Leaking! Now What?

My Roof is Leaking – Now What? Roof leaks can happen at any time during any season. Regular inspections from a licensed and trusted roofing professional can help prevent leaks before they start. We understand that sometimes roof maintenance falls down on your list of priorities. However, leaks can occur for a variety of reasons. […]

5 Different Types of Roofs You Can Choose For Your Home

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5 Different Types of Roofs You Can Choose For Your Home What is one of the most important, if not the most important, aspect to a home? The roof, of course! Your roof is vital because it protects everything underneath from the weather elements. Not only does your roof keep you protected, but it can […]

Which Roofing Shingle Is Right For Your Home?

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Which Roofing Shingle Is Right For Your Home? With so many shingle options available to Middle Tennessee homeowners, it can be hard to choose which type of shingle is right for your home. Since Dowell Roofing, a professional roofing contractor located in Murfreesboro, TN, has experience installing and working with all types of roofing shingles […]