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Looking to GO Green

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How is Balken Roofing saving you money, and saving precious resources for the earth? We are a certified Green Roofer, and part of that promise means making sure that we recycle our old shingles! Besides the environmental benefits, recycling saves everyone money. Taxpayers can save when towns use recycled asphalt for paving, contractors save by reducing their energy and material costs, and the paving and dumpster companies reduce their costs as well. Recycled pavement can be reclaimed multiple times, which minimizes the use of new … Continue reading

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Proud to Announce the Winner of This Year’s Free Roof!

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Why Choose a Master Elite Roofing Contractor?

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Balken Roofing has earned the designation of “Master Elite” roofing contractor from GAF, the country’s leading roofing materials manufacturer. Because of GAF’s stringent standards, only 3% of all roofing contractors have qualified as a Master Elite contractors!  To achieve this high honor, our management and installation crews at Balken Roofing have completed rigorous training and testing to ensure that our installation methods and procedures meet the superior standards established by GAF.  This is your assurance that you’ll be dealing with a quality, reputable, and dependable … Continue reading

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Free Roof Block Party

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Spring 2016 It was a pleasure once again to serve as a certified contractor for No Roof Left Behind on May 16, 2015. Michael and Harmony Owen from the West Asheville area now have a brand new GAF – Roofing system that will provide protection for many decades! A big thank you to all of our sponsors for wanting to rally the community together around a family in need.  Balken Roofing will be accepting nominations again in January 2016. Our Balken Roofing team would like to give a huge … Continue reading

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Storm Damage?

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A storm can take on various forms: it can be a hailstorm, heavy rain, tornado, hurricane, snow, or even strong winds.  Here are some details on what that could mean for a roof: Hailstorms rarely last more than 15 minutes, but the damage can be devastating. Hail pounding on a roof could cause dents, missing asphalt, bruising, or cracking in shingles. Strong winds that typically accompany storms can cause shingles to crack, bend, or fly off, leaving the roof and the interior of a building … Continue reading

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Free Roof coming soon, Spring 2015

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Local Roofing Contractor sponsoring No Roof Left Behind™ free roof give away for one Asheville & surrounding county homeowner in need * Asheville, North Carolina – Our Balken Roofing team has partnered up with No Roof Left Behind once again and we are now accepting nominations until March 23, 2015 for a free roof on our website at, www.BalkenRoofing.com. There are a few conditions for the program. Nominees must own the home they are living in and be a resident of Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Haywood, Transylvania, … Continue reading

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The roof looks fantastic. My outbuilding also looks brand new. Chris and his crew where a pleasure. Appreciate it so much!! I will definitely recommend Bob to my clients!!

— Jen Ruane (Asheville Realty & Associates)