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Which Roofing Shingle Is Right For Your Home?

asphalt shingles, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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

new rood with skylights, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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?

red roof with flashing, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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?

roof in a rain storm, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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

A roof made of gray asphalt shingles, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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

Leaky Gutter In a Rainstorm, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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

drops in a puddle, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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?

loose singles needing repair, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

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 […]

Roof Damage After a Storm: What to Look For

thunder storm, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

Roof Damage After a Storm: What to Look For Spring in Middle Tennessee is on its way and we all know what that means: storms, storms and more storms. 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 check your […]

4 Winter Roofing Tips to Avoid Damage

weathered roof, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

4 Winter Roofing Tips to Avoid Damage The wintertime is known for roofing harm and damage, due to powerful storms and homeowner negligence. When powerful ice storms hit and the homeowner has failed to prepare his or her roof, various parts of the roof and home can be severely harmed. Use these tips to prepare […]

Get Ready for Your Roof Inspection With These Tips

Get Ready for Your Roof Inspection With These 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 […]

A Recent Standing Seam Metal Roofing Project by Dowell Roofing

Hip and Valley Intersection of Roof, Dowell Roofing, Murfreesboro Roofers

A Recent Standing Seam Metal Roofing Project by Dowell Roofing This week’s beautiful and painstakingly slow standing seam metal job: This house is cut-up! Nothing but hips and valleys with lots of ridgeline. I spent a full day just installing the roofing over the front porch: To top it all off, the back porch roof […]