1. All You Need to Know About Installing Solar Panels on Your Roof

    Installing solar panels on your roof is a phenomenal investment. Over time, you’ll save money through the energy output of your panels, and your home will be less taxing on the environment, since it won’t have to use as much energy provided by the city (which may be produced by coal or natural g…Read More

  2. 3 Reasons to Keep Your Gutters Clean This Fall

    As your roofing experts, we know first hand how important it is to keep your gutters clear of debris. And with fall in full swing, it’s likely that your gutters are clogged with leaves. That’s bad news for your roof, but it is an easy fix. So, why is it so important to keep your drains clear? We…Read More

  3. How Can Precipitation Penetrate My Roof?

    Homeowners want a home that can withstand the weather—after all, it provides peace of mind to have a strong roof over your head. It’s important to keep your roof tip-top. Otherwise, you may soon have water pouring into your home, and that can cost thousands in repairs, especially if it goes unno…Read More

  4. 5 Reasons to Install Skylights

    Here at Red Dog’s, we know roofing. As a matter of fact, we’re the folks to call for roofing repairs, maintenance, and installations if you live here in Fitchburg, Leominster, Gardner, and the surrounding area. Now, we deal with all sorts of roofing components while we’re up on your abode: Chi…Read More

  5. The Components of Your Roof

    Whether it looks it or not, your roof is a rather complex build. Roofs are far more than just a few shingles tacked onto the top of your home. Modern roofs have several layers, all of which are crucial to maintain the integrity of your home. Your roof will consist of rafters, insulation (hopefully),…Read More

  6. How to Match Your Roofing With Your Home

    Is it time to install a new roof over your abode? You may have a headache at all the available options for roofing materials. On top of considering cost and the longevity of your roofing material, you’ll have to consider the aesthetic quality of your roof. When you’re picking the perfect roofing…Read More

  7. Why Tree Limbs May Be the Bane of Your Roof

    There’s nothing more valuable than a good roof over your head, and that’s something that we can really stand behind here at Red Dog’s Roofing. After all, as your roofing experts, it’s our job to ensure that you have the best roof atop your abode. So, today, we’re talking about protecting y…Read More

  8. All About Underlayment

    If you have a sloped roof, you should have an underlayment, even if you have a low-sloping roof. This layer (which is the layer placed directly on the deck of your roof) provides further protection to your home. Today, we’re going to talk all about underlayments, including what they are and why we…Read More

  9. What’s the Best Season for Roofing Repair?

    With summer in full swing (the summer solstice was on the 21st this month, by the way!), it’s officially the best time to have your roof repaired or replaced. It might come as a surprise to some, since temperatures can get sweltering, especially on top of a black-shingled roof. However, summer act…Read More

  10. What Is Flashing, and Why Is It Necessary?

    Flashing provides protection for components of your roof, and it works in conjunction with your roofing material. Flashing is applied to roofing corners and valleys, as well as objects that jut out through your roof. So let’s talk flashing. What is flashing? How does it work? And where is it used?…Read More