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Roof Systems Alexandria VA

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Roofing Express Inc
(703) 551-6690
Alexandria, VA

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Keith Roofing
(202) 486-7359
Washington, DC

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Maggio Roofing
6476 Silgo Mill Road
Takoma Park, MD
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Specialty Contractor, Commercial Contractor
Membership Organizations
Angie's List, CertainTeed Select Shingle Roofer, Certified Contractors Network (CCN), EnergyStar, GAF ELK Master Elite, HeatSpring Learning Institute, Home & Garden Television, Inc. 5000, National Roofing Contractors Association, Qualified Remodeler Top 500

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ritts Roofing
(703) 836-0854
2300 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA
 
Hrgm Corp
(202) 889-8400
2020 Shannon Pl SE
Washington, DC

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Walker Roofing Inc
(202) 544-6617
Washington, DC

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Marshall Roofing Inc.
(703) 550-0055
7220 Telegraph Square Dr.
Lorton, VA

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Vcs Chimney Service
(301) 467-4605
10611 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD

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Devito Roofing Company Washington D.C.
(301) 883-1919
1726 F St NW
Washington , DC
 
Advanced Roofing Systems
(202) 491-9153
1629 K St Nw Ste 300
Washington, DC
 
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Buyers Guide to a Roof

 
   



The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is pleased to provide you with this information as part of our ongoing effort to educate home and building owners about roofing and roofing contractors.

We hope this information will make you a more knowledgeable consumer and, when the time comes, a smart roof system buyer.

A new roof system is a big investment. We want to help you get a quality roof system at a fair price from a professional roofing contractor.

William A. Good, CAE
Executive Vice President
National Roofing Contractors Association
 

ROOF SYSTEM COMPONENTS

All steep-slope roof systems (i.e., roofs with slopes of 25 percent or more) have five basic components:
  1. Roof covering: shingles, tile, slate or metal and underlayment that protect the sheathing from weather.

  2. Sheathing: boards or sheet material that are fastened to roof rafters to cover a house or building.

  3. Roof structure: rafters and trusses constructed to support the sheathing.

  4. Flashing: sheet metal or other material installed into a roof system's various joints and valleys to prevent water seepage.

  5. Drainage: a roof system's design features, such as shape, slope and layout that affect its ability to shed water.
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