Rain gutters and downspouts play an important role in roof maintenance—regardless of your roofing material. These water management structures protect your house from water damage, catching rainwater and snow melt and diverting these away from the home’s foundation and exterior walls. How gutters and downspouts protect your roof As your home’s water management channels, gutters keep stormwater flowing from the roof through the connected downspouts. This in turn directs the water to other parts of
roof inspections
At Slate Roof Professionals, we usually recommend having your roof inspected at least once a year. Regular roof inspections are essential for identifying any potential issues early on and addressing them before they turn into significant problems. However, how frequently your home’s roof should be inspected may vary depending on: Age of the roof: Older roofs may require more frequent inspections as they are more susceptible to wear and tear. Weather conditions: If you live
The folks in Maplewood and South Orange know how to increase their property value and upgrade their home’s curb appeal! They get the experts from Slate Roof Professionals to wash and clean their slate roofs.  Check out the magazine and ad!
We just love the game of baseball! So much so that when we learned the East Orange Campus Jaguars didn’t have a sponsor, we were all in! Here are a few photos of Lowe Roofing/Slate Roof Professionals owner Terry Lowe meeting with Jaguars coach David Derco and the team before practice. Terry Lowe, Lowe Roofing/Slate Roof Professionals owner (left) chats with Jaguar coach David Derco on the sidelines. The East Orange Campus Jaguars are a
When choosing to build a new roof for your home, there are many criteria to consider. Your home’s dimensions, performance needs, and your general style preferences will dictate which residential roof styles will work for your home. Understanding different types of roofs is also important because each style works best with specific materials and shingle types. Let’s take a closer look at the options. Gabled roof Perhaps the most common roof type is the gabled