What Causes Roof Leaks?

What causes roof leaks can vary. From serious damage to your roof by a storm, to the age of your roof. Eventually, your roof will develop problems. Small roof leaks can quickly turn into a massive problem, from damaged insulation to black mold or even structural damage to your home. It chips away at the material’s …

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How Does Hail Damage Affect Your Roofing?

Hail damage can have a big impact on your roofing. It’s important to know what to look for and to be familiar with your homeowner’s policy so you’ll know what your insurance will cover.  

StainGuard Plus Shingles With Exclusive GAF Time-Release Technology.

GAF is proud to offer StainGuard Plus™ Time-Release technology.  In Columbus, Ohio, your local GAF Certified roofing company is Muth and Company Roofing. Blue-green algae is on more than 80% of the U.S., including the Columbus, Ohio area. You will see dark black stains on roofs wherever it grows, making millions of perfectly good roofs look …

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3 Things You Need To Know About Us

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Muth & Company Roofing, here are 3 things you need know about us. We’re the experts. When it comes to product knowledge, customer service, workmanship and warranties, no other Columbus roofing company compares to Muth & Company. We’re an A+ rated company with the Better Business Bureau. …

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Chad Muth on NBC4's Daytime Columbus

  If there’s one improvement project you want an iron-clad warranty for, it’s your home’s roof. Yet just about everyone has heard of roofing projects gone bad. Experience and training is needed to back-up the work. And it’s something Muth and Company Roofing prides itself on. Chad Muth was a guest on NBC4’s Daytime Columbus.  …

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A Strong Roof During Spring Storms

When it comes to frequency of severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hail, the states in the Midwest have it quite bad.  Ohio residents are no strangers to extreme weather conditions. Make sure your home can stand up against nature. Start where it matters the most – your roofing system. The best way to withstand severe weather …

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Fix That Sagging Gutter

Storms, especially the ones that are accompanied by strong winds, are some of the most damaging a homeowner can experience.  They can knock down everything in their path and cause further damage all around. This can happen to any vulnerable part of your house, like your gutters. They can easily start to sag, damaging your …

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Is That Roofing Company Legit?

Scams are widely known practices of thieves. Yet a lot of people still fall for them. Some scams are just so elaborate and enticing that people who are desperate enough will easily believe. It’s important to do background checks on any company you’re looking to hire, especially for any home improvements you are planning. Simply …

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Cleaning Your Roof And Gutters

After a long wait, warmer days are here! Expecting warmer weather, many homeowners are gearing up for their spring cleaning regimen.  When cleaning, always include the roof and gutters in your routine. Power washing is one effective technique to clear the clogs, but many do not realize that there is a right way to do …

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Continuing Our Tradition of Service Excellence: Recent Customer Reviews

Continuing Our Tradition of Service Excellence: Recent Customer Reviews Nothing makes us happier here at Muth & Company Roofing than positive customer reviews. Owning and maintaining a home can be stressful, and we love being able to make the lives of the homeowners we work with a little easier by offering competitive prices, superior products …

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Why It Doesn’t Pay to ‘Go Cheap’ When It Comes to Your Roof

While everybody loves discounts and special offers, things are a little different when it comes to roofing. It’s definitely satisfying when a roofing company comes back with a rock-bottom estimate for your project, but it’s important to be careful – that low price can sometimes translate into inferior roofing materials. Before choosing materials for your …

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Save Money This Winter by Adding Attic Insulation Now

With summer wrapping up and nights starting to get cooler, now is the time to start thinking about getting your home ready for colder weather. If you’re dreading the thought of high heating bills this winter, there is a simple and relatively inexpensive way to lower them: increasing the amount of insulation in your attic.

Proactive vs. Reactive Roof Maintenance: Which Is Better?

As a homeowner, roof maintenance can be approached one of two ways: proactively or reactively. With either method the end result is the same, but in the long run a proactive approach will save you a lot of time, money and frustration.

The I.O.U. Method of Inspecting a Roof

As a homeowner, it can be pretty nerve-wracking when severe storms roll through. Not only do you have the inevitable yard clean-up to do, there’s always the possibility of potential property damage due to hail, high winds and fallen limbs.

Tips to Choose a New Shingle Color

The color and type of roofing material which you choose to protect your home have a big impact on its overall appearance. Choose the wrong style or color, and your roof could end up standing out like a sore thumb.

Keeping Our Customers Happy: Recent Customer Reviews

No business can be successful if they don’t strive to keep their customers happy by providing reliable workers, superior workmanship and excellent customer service. And that is why we say, “We won’t finish until you are 100% satisfied.”

4 Ways to Establish a Great Relationship With Your Roofing Contractor

 When a homeowner hires a roofing contractor in Columbus, a successfully completed project is the ultimate goal. However, not everyone understands the most important component of a successful roofing project: communication. Poor communication between a contractor and client will cause nothing but delays, misunderstandings and hard feelings. On the other hand, open lines of communication …

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Top 4 Myths About Metal Roofing

What’s one of the most popular trends in roofing today? Metal! Modern technology has produced beautiful metal roofing products that are incredibly tough, extremely durable and similar in appearance to several other sought-after roofing materials. Unfortunately, many homeowners are still confused or misinformed about certain characteristics of metal roofing. This week, your favorite local roofing …

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Muth and Company Receives GAF President’s Club Award for Seventh Consecutive Year

For the seventh consecutive year, the Muth team has received the most prestigious contractor award offered by GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer: the 2018 GAF President’s Club Award. This highly coveted award recognizes Muth & Company as being among the best of the best residential roofing contractors in the United States. 

Don’t Delay! After Storms, Call for Prompt Roof Repair

With spring in full bloom, we’ve already experienced the power of several thunderstorms rolling through Ohio. While most of us watched the drama unfolding outside indoors, our roofs had to take the full brunt of Mother Nature’s fury.

3 Proven Tips to Choose a Timeless Roof Style

When you invest in a new roof, you’re committing to one specific style, color and design for the next several decades, so you definitely don’t want to make a snap decision and end up being stuck with a roof you dislike.

What Makes Architectural Shingles Better Than Three-Tab Shingles?

Asphalt shingles have long been the preferred roofing material for a majority of homeowners, due in large part to their affordability. They generally come in two different types: architectural and three-tab. While three-tab shingles were the norm for many years, more and more homeowners are choosing the benefits of architectural shingles. What is the cause …

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Has a Hailstorm Hit? Just Call Muth

The sound of rain drumming on your roof can be relaxing and soothing – but hearing the banging of hail is another story! While hail is rare in many areas of the country, it’s fairly common in this part of Ohio, and the potential for spring hailstorms leaves many homeowners nervous. Hailstorms can cause significant …

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Storm Chasers: Who They Are and Why You Should Avoid Them

When you hear the term “storm chaser,” you probably think of someone who chases storms and tornadoes for the thrill of it. The storm chasers we’ll discuss here, however, have a much more selfish aim in mind – to scam unsuspecting homeowners out of their hard-earned money with poor workmanship and inferior products.

Insulation: A Year-Round Concern

No matter what the time of year, “insulating the attic” will always be an important item on your home maintenance to-do list. Even though it may feel like winter is winding down here in Columbus, we know all too well that winter isn’t over … yet. And once spring comes to stay, summer heat and …

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5 Signs Your Home Has an Ice Dam

While snow and ice on the roads are a common winter hazard, there is another, lesser-known threat associated with cold, snowy winter weather: ice dams. Ice dams form when warm air from the home escapes through an attic with inadequate insulation. This warm air heats up the roof, causing snow to melt and the resulting …

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Pros and Cons of Winter Roof Repair

In a perfect world, roofing issues would only pop up when the weather is warm and dry, but sometimes winter leaks caused by ice dams or failing materials demand winter roof and gutter repairs. Fortunately, this isn’t a problem for experienced roofing companies like Muth and Company Roofing. While there are a few limitations regarding …

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How to Detect Roofing Scams

The roof is such an important feature of every home that when storms roll through, people are understandably concerned about potential damage to their roofing system. It’s for this very reason that they often become the target of unscrupulous companies that take advantage of worried homeowners. While these companies may appear to be legitimate, it’s …

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Chad’s Top 5 Tips for Winterizing Your Home

As a roofing professional who’s been in business for 25 years, company owner Chad Muth knows virtually all there is to know about preparing your home to face another frigid Columbus winter. Here are Chad’s top five tips to make sure all your systems are up to par before super-cold weather hits.

Everything You Need to Know About Roof Repairs – Part 2: What to Consider Before Getting Roof Repairs

You’ve decided on hiring a roofing contractor to repair your roofing system, but before you plunge into a roofing project, ask yourself first: Do I actually need to have my roof repaired? One important factor to consider is the right timing–you’ll need to make sure that repair really is the best solution to your system’s …

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Everything You Need to Know About Roof Repairs – Part 1: Do-It-Yourself or Professional Roofing Contractor?

Should you handle roof repairs yourself? A lot of homeowners today choose to go DIY when it comes to home upgrades in an effort to save  money. Or so they think. While the idea of DIY may be tempting, it’s also likely that the money you save will be used to fix the mistakes you …

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4 Signs You Need New Attic Insulation

Attic insulation is an essential component that helps determine your home’s energy efficiency. Not only does it keep your home warm and toasty during cold weather, insulation also helps keep hot air out in the summer, controls moisture levels and even helps block out noise. Unfortunately, no insulation lasts indefinitely, so it will need to …

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4 Factors That Determine a Roof’s Lifespan

There are many factors that can affect your roof’s lifespan, and no matter how hard you try to avoid it, even the most durable and well-maintained roof will have to be replaced at some point. Here are some considerations to help you better understand the various factors that can impact the lifespan of your roof.

What Makes Metal Roofing Exceptionally Energy-Efficient

If you don’t know much about metal roofing, you might not think of it as an energy-efficient roofing option. In fact, it’s one of the best! A metal roofing system can even help reduce your annual energy expenses by an impressive 40%. Let’s take a look at what makes metal such an excellent roofing material.

The Down-Low on Downspouts

As an integral part of your gutter system, downspouts need to be situated carefully for maximum effectiveness. It can be hard to know exactly how many you need and the optimal spots to place them, but as a general rule of thumb, your gutters should have one downspout every 30-40 feet. There are, however, exceptions …

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Summer Water Safety Tips

As summer progresses and the weather continues to heat up, more and more people look forward to spending their free time playing in the water and basking in the sun at the pool or on the lake. Here at Muth & Company Roofing, we care about our community, and would like to share the following …

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The 5 Most Common Ohio Weeds and How to Stop Them

There is nothing more frustrating than having your picture-perfect lawn invaded by weeds. At Muth & Company Roofing, we like to share tips and tricks for all areas of homeownership. Here are some of the most common weed varieties found in Ohio, and what action you should take to prevent them from overtaking your lawn.

Preventing Winter Gutter Damage

During the winter months, severe weather can really do a number on your gutters, with the main culprits being ice and snow. Fortunately, however, there are some things that can be done to prevent most of the issues that cause damage.

How Your Roof Can Reduce Your Energy Bills

Your roof can do more than just protect your home from the elements. It can also help reduce your heating and cooling bills. Here are a just a few of the things you can do to help make your roof more energy-efficient.

Top 4 Ice Dam Myths

There is a lot of misinformation out there about how and why ice dams form, and what can be done to prevent them. Here are just a few myths relating to ice dams and the corresponding truths that might help you better understand ice damming.

Is Your Chimney Ready for Santa?

With winter weather finally settling in and Christmas only days away, now is the time to make sure your chimney is ready for Santa. After all, we don’t want the jolly old elf covered in soot and grime from a dirty chimney, do we? So follow these tips for a safe, clean, leakproof chimney this …

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Winter Roofing Problems to Look Out For

If you haven’t had an annual roof inspection, your roof may have issues that you don’t discover until winter hits. To protect your roof, keep an eye out for these winter roofing problems, and address them as soon as possible to minimize damage.

3 Common Metal Roofing Problems

The majority of problems associated with metal roofing are caused by improper installation. Continue reading to learn about a few of these common problems, and how to avoid them when hiring Columbus roofing contractors.

Why Small Animals Can Mean Big Trouble for Your Home

If you have noticed strange scratching or other noises coming from your attic or roof, you may have some unwelcome visitors trying to take up residence. While birds and small animals like squirrels and raccoons may seem harmless, it’s a very bad idea to allow them to hang around. Here’s why.

All You Need to Know About the GAF Roofs for Troops Rebate

With everything that the members of our military do to protect our lives and our freedoms, there is no way that we can ever repay them. However, we can do small things to make their lives a little easier. That’s why GAF, a U.S.-based roofing corporation, came up with the Roofs for Troops Rebate.

Energy Action Month: 5 Ways to Save in October and Beyond

Home energy costs eat up a large part of a homeowner’s budget every month, especially in the winter. As part of Energy Action Month, Muth and Company Roofing would like to share some quick and easy tips that will help you save energy (and money) in your home this season.

What Causes Granule Loss on a Roof

There are several factors that can lead to granule loss on your shingles. While the accumulation of granules in Columbus, OH, gutters and downspouts can be concerning, it doesn’t automatically mean that your roof is damaged. Here are some of the most common causes.

4 Beneficial Summer Home Improvement Projects

Summertime is a great time of year to get caught up on home maintenance, and maybe a few home improvement projects as well. Summer weather is conducive to many different projects, so get out and get started before it gets even hotter!

5 Aspects of a Professional Roof Inspection

In order to keep your roof in top condition, is important to have a yearly roof inspection performed. Muth & Company Roofing, the leader in roofing in Dublin, OH, is the company to turn to for a complete professional inspection. Here are the steps that we follow during a typical inspection.

Outdoor Home Improvement Projects To Do This Summer

Summer is a time when many people enjoy spending time outdoors, swimming, camping, barbecuing and more. It is also the ideal time to complete home improvement projects. Here are some outdoor projects Muth & Company Roofing, your leading Columbus roofer, recommends.

The Curse of the Storm Chasers

When you think of storm chasers, you probably picture crazy storm enthusiasts chasing down tornadoes. When it comes to roofing, however, storm chasers come after the storm, and often mean bad news for homeowners.

Is the GAF Golden Pledge® Warranty Worth It?

New roofing in Delaware, OH, is a big investment, and a budget-minded homeowner may be hesitant to pay the additional cost of a premium warranty. But while the initial out-of-pocket cost may be a little higher, in the long run the GAF Golden Pledge® Warranty can save you thousands.

What Causes Dark Spots on a Roof?

If you start noticing black streaks or stains on your shingles, especially during the spring or summer season, you might start to worry. Here are some tips from Muth & Company Roofing, the leader in roofing in Delaware, OH, to help you know how to address those dark spots.

Wood Shakes vs. Shingles: The Pros & Cons

When replacing your roof, it can be difficult to decide what material to use for roofing in Delaware, OH, if you don’t understand the different choices. Here we compare wood shakes and asphalt shingles to help you decide which might be the best option for your home.

How to Find a Reliable Roofer

Although Muth & Company Roofing is among the leading roofing companies in Columbus, OH, it is always a good idea to do research and familiarize yourself with any company you will be working with for your peace of mind. Here are some tips on what to look for in an experienced, dependable roofing company.

All About Mold: Causes & Solutions

There can be multiple causes of mold in your home, but they all boil down to one main culprit: moisture. Excess moisture in your home can lead to mold growth in a surprisingly short time period.

Spring Lawn Care Tips from Muth & Company

Spring lawn maintenance involves a lot more than mowing, and if not taken care of quickly, dandelions and other pesky weeds can get out of hand before you know it. Here are some spring lawn care tips to help you get started.

Why a Roofing Contractor Must Implement Fall Protection Training

You probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that the single biggest safety hazard to a Columbus roofer is the risk of falling. That’s why the roofing company you hire must implement a fall protection training program. Without this safety program in place, both the company’s employees and you, the homeowner, are at risk.

What You Need to Know About Preventing Winter Storm Damage

While schoolkids get excited about snow days, the reality is that major winter storms can wreak havoc in the lives of adults, causing inconvenience, discomfort and expensive damage. Keep your home protected from these disruptions by following these tips.

What is an Ice Dam?

Ice dams are ridges of ice that form along the bottom edge of a roof due to unvented heat loss inside a home’s attic space. When the upper portion of a roof is warm enough to melt snow and the eaves below are cold enough to freeze the runoff, an ice dam is born. If …

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Benefits of a Metal Roof in Winter

Winter will soon be upon us, but it’s not too late to get started on a new roofing project! The experienced Columbus, Ohio, roofing contractors at Muth & Company install both asphalt shingle and metal roofs. While asphalt shingles are by far the most common roofing material used in our area, metal also offers a …

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Top 5 Signs You Need a New Roof

“How do I know I need a new roof?” It’s probably the most common question that we hear as roofers in Columbus. And folks who ask it usually know that they need a new roof; they’re just hoping that it can make it a bit longer before replacement becomes critical. Maybe the roof leaks when …

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4 Reasons to Switch to Standing Seam Metal Roofing

Are you satisfied with your current roof’s performance? How long has it been since you had your roof checked? While traditional roofing has its own high points, an upgrade surely won’t hurt. In fact, it’s among the best ways to increase the functionality and beauty of your home.

3 Things You Should Know about Commercial Roofing

As a building owner or a facility manager, quality roofing should be one of your major concerns. After all, the roof protects your building from the elements and keeps your structure together. If you’re not careful, however, various weather conditions can make your roof even more susceptible to damage.

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