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When it comes to choosing the right type of roof for your home, Frye Roofing, serving Virginia and West Virginia, understands that there are various factors to consider. The type of roofing material you select plays a significant role in the overall appearance, durability, and functionality of your roof. Learn more below, and contact our local roofing company today.more
Frye Roofing, Inc.
Doing the Right Thing EVERY Day
50% of start up businesses last 5 years and 30% last 10. Frye Roofing, Inc has been in business since 1900, which puts it in the one-half of one percent category. A staggering statistic by today’s standards.
President Teresa Robinson attributes this longevity to living up to the company’s motto every day. “We do the right thing every day. Honesty, integrity, and dedication is given to all customers, employees, our communities, and our suppliers.” Teresa has been a key executive with Frye since 1996 and took over last...more
In this post, we will talk about overlay vs. a total residential roof replacement. Overlay means that you put one layer of roofing on top of another. A total roof replacement implies that all of the current materials will be removed and replaced down to the decking.
Your roof is the most important part of your house. After all, it does protect your family and all of your valuable items.
Frye Roofing has over 119 years of proven tried and true knowledge when it comes to roof installations. We know what works and what doesn’t. We know what lasts and what doesn’t. We want to share...more
We at Frye Roofing, Inc. can help you keep your warranty in good standing with the manufacturer. Our highly trained and experienced repair technicians can perform the needed inspections and repairs while following all manufacturer specifications.
Here is an article from NRCA’s “Manual of Roof Inspection, Maintenance , and Emergency Repair for Existing single-Ply Roofing Systems”.
One of the most important things a building owner with a manufacturer’s warranty can do is to read and understand the warranty for the roofing system installed on his building. A manufacturer’s...more
Spring has sprung and winter is finally over. This makes an ideal season for homeowners to concentrate on the exterior of their home. Spring roof maintenance is a part of lengthening the lifespan of your roof and getting it ready for the year’s storm season. Your roof and gutters may have survived the snow and cold, but this is the perfect time to survey the damage that winter might have caused.
Many homeowners do not consider that a roof is constantly exposed to Mother Nature’s elements. Over the year, your roof is exposed to wind, rain, hail, and in the winter heavy snow and ice...more
What is an ice dam? Ice dams are largely – almost exclusively a result of inadequate/improper attic ventilation of the roof system. An ice dam is an accumulation of frozen water at the edge of your roof that prevents water from running off. This can cause serious leaks – even in freezing temperatures.
Make sure your roof is properly insulated and that any attics are properly vented. Failing to ensure these are done can lead to snow melting closest to your roof’s surface and that’s when ice dams form.
- Throughout the winter, make sure and check your...
With the winter months in full swing, Frye Roofing wants to help you minimize damage to your roof system. The combination of ice and snow on your roof can add to the stress on your roof and ultimately lead to issues you hadn’t planned on or budgeted for.
Ultimately, the best thing to do is to prevent problems before they start. Preventative maintenance is the best and most cost effective way to protect your home. Emergency repairs especially in the wintertime can be costly.
- We recommend you keep your roof as well as gutters clear of debris so it...
There is no better sight then Fall in the southern WV area. It’s as if we are in our very own Bob Ross painting! Unfortunately this sight must come to an end as we head towards winter.
In the past few weeks the rain, snow & ice have just about knocked down all of that gorgeous leaves, twigs & acorns and is now causing havoc in some of your gutter systems.
At Frye Roofing, Inc. we believe that cleaning your gutters should be one of the most important projects on a homeowner’s/business owner’s to-do list. The purpose of your gutter system is to divert water away from your...more
This is a continuation of my previous blog. There are some 1,132 distinctly different roof systems available for purchase in the good old USA. Shingle roof systems are by far the best buy in the residential roofing business, PERIOD. Nothing else comes close to achieving the quality and performance of a properly installed shingle roof system for the money. Shingle roof system installation provides a much larger pool of both competent and —- well, not so competent installers. Thus in my previous blog I urged spending the time and energy to know the difference. Click on the ‘Choosing a...more
My goal with this writing is to assist consumers in making informed, intelligent decisions when purchasing a new roof system. First, consider that your roof is a long term investment; in general, Twenty to Thirty years – perhaps longer. Therefore, I would urge you to look at it in terms of the yearly cost vs. initial purchase price.
As an example: The average cost of a residential shingle re-roof (for Frye Roofing) is $9,000. From our market research we understand at times a shingle roof can be purchased for as little as $6,000. If we consider that a professionally installed roof...more