Roof Repair Safety for the Do-It-Yourself Homeowner

Homeowners should always take safety precautions when attempting do-it-yourself roof repairs.  Even for simple roof repair safety on steep roofs and ladders present special challenges and dangers. Conduct repairs during good weather conditions. Avoid roof repairs during wet, icy, and/or windy weather conditions. Allow morning dew to dry before attempting repairs. Keep in mind that leaves […]

Gutter Maintenance for your Ohio Home

Proper gutter maintenance is essential to the health of your Ohio home. Neglected gutters can cause water damage to foundations, siding, windows, and doors and can lead to basement flooding. To avoid costly maintenance, begin by having your gutters installed by a trusted local contractor, such as Van Martin Roofing. Then, at least twice a […]

Fall Shingle Inspections for Residential Roofs

As winter approaches, it is important to ensure that your roof is ready for the bitter winter weather ahead. Fall is the right time to take care of small shingle repairs that will keep your roof in good shape during the unpredictable Dayton, Ohio winter. Hiring an experienced roofing contractor to conduct a fall inspection […]

Maintaining Shingle Roofing

After investing in a new or replacement shingle roof, you want to take the necessary steps to protect your investment and extend the life of your roof. Use the following guidelines to maintain your shingle roofing: On new shingle roofs, apply a liquid polymer coating. This type of coating provides one more safeguard against weather […]

Choosing Asphalt Shingles for your Ohio Roof

One of the most popular options for new shingles or shingle replacement is the asphalt shingle. According to the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA), asphalt shingles comprise nearly 80 percent of replacement or new roofing. The popularity of asphalt shingles stems from its affordability, flexibility, and numerous options of sizes and colors. When choosing asphalt […]

Roofing Repair For Homeowners

Often times a problem with your roofing shingles is only discovered after visible signs of water entry are evident inside your home.  A recommended approach is to have your roof inspected on a yearly basis to prevent damage and costly roofing repairs.  If your roof pitch is not too steep and you’re a brave soul, […]


This week VanMartin roofing of Dayton Ohio visited Classic Metal Roofing a metal roofing manufacturer located in Piqua Ohio for hands on training on a new product that our crews will be installing at a residential property in the Dayton Ohio area. All of us at Van Martin are grateful for the opportunity to visit Classic Metal […]

Why is my chimney leaking?

Many homes in Ohio are built with brick or stone chimneys.  If you are the owner of one of these homes odds are that at some point your chimney will require maintenance.  After years of exposure to the elements the ability of the chimney to keep out water may fail causing leaks which may need […]


As wintertime approaches in Ohio it may be time to think about scheduling a roof inspection with a Dayton Ohio certified roofing contractor. Fall is the best time of the year to have any minor roofing repairs done to ensure that your roofing system holds up through the sometimes long cold winters in Ohio. Although […]


We are still completing many projects from last years hail storms.  Asphalt shingle damage from hail can be hard to detect from the ground and often must be inspected by a qualified roofer.   Certified roofing inspectors are industry recognized and able to differentiate  between mechanical damage and actual weather related damages. Todd Brandewie and […]

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