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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 […]

4 Natural Elements That Can Cause Roof Damage

4 Natural Elements That Can Cause Roof Damage

4 Natural Elements That Can Cause Roof Damage There’s a reason why the idiom “having a roof over one’s head” has popularized as a basic physiological need. Notice how people don’t just say “home,” but specifically pinpoint the roof. A roof is the home’s critical asset, the thing that’s going to keep people safe. Although […]

Cedar Roofs – 4 Reasons Why They Are So Popular

Cedar Roofs – 4 Reasons Why They Are So Popular

Cedar Roofs – 4 Reasons Why They Are So Popular As you begin looking into different roofing options, you will start to discover the various advantages of different materials. There is no perfect option to fit everyone’s needs, style, or budget, however, so it is important to determine which qualities matter the most to you. […]

What You Need to Consider When Choosing a New Roof

What You Need to Consider When Choosing a New Roof

What You Need to Consider When Choosing 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 […]

Roofing 101 – What Is Flashing and Why Is It Important?

Roofing 101 – What Is Flashing and Why Is It Important?

Roofing 101 – What Is Flashing and Why Is It Important? Even if you’re not exactly sure what roof flashing is, the chances are that you see it quite a bit – possibly every day! Your roof is an incredibly significant part of your home and serves as the first line of defense from storms […]

How Long Should Your Roof Last?

How Long Should Your Roof Last? When attempting to determine the life expectancy of your roof, perhaps the most important factor to consider is the material. Other factors such as climate and roof design also play a role in wearing down your roof, but the type of roof is by far the clearest indicator of […]

All You Need to Know About Asphalt Shingles

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All You Need to Know About Asphalt Shingles In the roofing world, asphalt shingles are considering the workhouse of roofing materials. They have seen a lot of advancements in recent years and are not nearly identified as easily as they once were. They are a great option for a budget-minded homeowner that needs a new […]

3 Roofing Maintenance Tips for the Summer

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3 Roofing Maintenance Tips for the Summer Summer is finally here and will surely bring the typically harsh weather conditions associated with the season along with it. The scorching heat, high humidity levels, and unrelenting thunderstorms will wreak havoc on your roof all summer long. While you can’t prevent or change the weather, there are […]

How Ponding Water Causes Roof Damage

How Ponding Water Causes Roof Damage 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 […]

Roofing Damage: To Repair or To Replace?

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Roofing Damage: To Repair or To Replace? As we get closer and closer to spring time, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor projects. Your roof is one of the most important features of your home and spring is a great time to check if your roof needs any maintenance work. Most homeowners quickly assume […]