In the New York City area, we are used to extreme weather conditions come wintertime, such as heavy snowstorms or Nor’easters. In general, if a home is built to meet the standards of its local building code, the roof should be able to withstand any amou..
Wind can seem innocuous enough. Cool wind on a hot day is a great relief. A soft breeze on a warm day is soothing and peaceful. Yet wind in the winter is bitter cold and harsh, leaving us with chapped lips and wind-whipped cheeks. We take care of our bodi..
Given the past onslaught of bad weather in the Northeast, your roof is sure to have taken a beating recently. Taking proper care of your home is essential as it protects both you, your family, and possessions from the elements. Using an easier or cheaper ..
From the gentle pitter-patter of rain on your windows to the enormous sidewalk puddles en route to work, you may have noticed that this past month was one of the wettest Aprils on record for New York State, with some cities recording a whopping 50%..
With this upcoming season’s forecasted scorching high temperatures, you’re bound to hear the expression, “It’s hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk!” Did you know, though, that the standard roof can reach 150°F or more in the summer?..
The weather is one of the biggest factors that can take a toll on your roof and unfortunately, it is the one thing outside of your control. However, there are some steps you can take to help your roof last longer. Here are some simple things you can do to..
One of the most common things that Greene Roofing receives calls for is flat roofs and for some homeowners, these can pose many different problems. However, through proper and regular maintenance and giving it the attention it needs, your flat roof can la..
Most homeowners can expect to experience roof damage at any time of the year, however, the winter months can be particularly harsh on your roof. With the spring season rapidly approaching, now would be a great time to start inspecting your roof and addres..
Winter is officially coming to an end and spring is approaching which means that it is time to schedule your spring roof inspection. In a previous blog, we discussed all the various damages that the winter season can bring upon your roof. So, with the spr..
Whenever a storm lands in your area, your roof is the first to take the hit. Given the exposure, roofs are particularly susceptible to damage to any weather elements, especially if the homeowner is not diligent with their roof maintenance. Plus, with the ..