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How Often Should I Have My Chimney Cleaned?

It might be sitting there unused now, but it’s just a matter of time – and a sure blast of cold weather that Dayton is known for – before you might wonder how often you should have your chimney cleaned.     When to Clean Your Chimney At Van Martin Roofing , we recommend that when […]

Transform Your Gutters Into A Work Of Art With Rain Chains

For centuries, Japanese homes and temples have used rain chains as an alternative to downspouts on gutters. These decorative pieces are now being used in homes all across the world, and they are a great way to upgrade the look of your Dayton home. What Are Rain Chains? A rain chain is a series of […]

How Long Will It Take to Replace My Roof?

At Van Martin Roofing, we understand that it is likely you will need to live in your home while we are replacing your roof. Answering the question of how long this process will take can be tricky. This is due to the many variables that can occur while working on a particular home’s roof in […]

5 Ways to Create Instant Curb Appeal for Your Home

If you’re like most of us, your home is probably your most valuable asset, so it’s important to keep it in good condition and looking great. A well-maintained home makes a good first impression for guests and potential buyers. Here are some simple exterior home improvement ideas that will give your Dayton home great curb […]

A Tree Fell On My Roof! What Do I Do?

If a tree falls on your home’s roof, you will not react by calmly sitting down at your computer and searching the internet for “tree on my roof.” After reading this post, consider printing it out and putting it up in a handy spot, but at Van Martin Roofing we sincerely hope you never need this […]

3 Things That May Indicate You Need Emergency Roof Repair

The roof is an important element of your Dayton home, something that should be pretty obvious as it’s the first line of protection against the elements. Even the smallest leak should be inspected, since what seems like a small problem can eventually grow into a large problem – and therefore a more costly problem – […]

CertainTeed’s Red, White and Blue Plus Silver Campaign

CertainTeed, America’s premiere supplier of roofing and construction materials, is proud to be able to offer US military personnel and AARP members a free $250 Cabela’s gift card when they install a new Integrity Roof System. As one of the few certified ShingleMaster companies for Dayton roof repair and replacement, Van Martin Roofing stands ready to help […]

Common Roofing Terms for Homeowners to Know

When talking about roof replacement, Dayton, Ohio homeowners may be mystified by their conversations with roofers. Like any specialty, roofing has terminology that, once learned, makes sense.     5 Roof Parts During roof replacement, Dayton homeowners may hear their roofers refer to any of 5 basic parts of a roof:

Attic Ventilation About More Than Hot Air

Proper attic ventilation is often a topic discussed with Dayton Ohio roofing companies by prospective customers. If a homeowner has moved to the Dayton area from the sunny south, attic ventilation means something different from what Ohioans mean. After all, a true Ohioan knows Dayton’s four seasons: Winter, Still Winter, Almost Winter, and Construction Ahead. […]

Need New Siding? Consider Mastic Vinyl Siding

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing the siding for your Dayton area home. Not only does it have to be able to resist the elements in order to protect the structure of your home, it should also provide a high quality look that’s in line with the aesthetic of your home. […]