Roof Replacement

Education

Learn about our re-roof process

re-roofOur team here at Balken Roofing will be with you every step of the way during the re-roofing process. From the moment when we step foot on your home or business to when the last nail or scrap debris is picked up from around your home. We are here for you, the customer.
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Learn about the anatomy of a roof

anatomyRoofIs your roof showing any warning signs of roof damage; it may be time for a new roof? View a diagram of a roof and learn terminology and common problems found with aging roofs.
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Correct Installations

education-chimneyFlashingsView photos of the correct (and incorrect) installations of chimney flashing, roof pipe flashings, skylights, and drip edge.
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Learn More Below From the Balken Blog

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Looking to GO Green

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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Why Choose a Master Elite Roofing Contractor?

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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Storm Damage?

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

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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Posted in Asheville Roofing, Community Outreach, Education, Featured Project, News, No Roof Left Behind, Roofing, Special Offers, Tips & Facts

Fall Maintenance Checklist

  We know it’s tough but don’t get caught up in pumpkin carving, apple picking, and colorful fall hikes.  Take responsibility and make sure your home is ready for the cold months rapidly approaching.  Our Balken Roofing team has prepared a checklist to do before Old Man Winter comes knocking on your door.  You’ll want to make sure your home and business structures are ready for winter with this fall maintenance checklist because there is nothing worse than getting the first snowfall of the season … Continue reading

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Don’t be fooled, be smart!

Don’t be fooled, BE SMART! Receive at least three estimates on your project to help you make an educated decision Check for a long local history of fully satisfied customers Check Licenses Verify the contractor’s insurance is still valid by CALLING. Check with references you are provided Get EVERYTHING in writing Check for complaints and reviews through different agencies such as BBB or Angie’s List Use the contractor that you KNOW will deliver to you what is promised and done right the first time With … Continue reading

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Client Testimonials

Special thanks to Chad and the crew who worked on my roof. They were so conscientious and hard working. Chad kept an eye on absolutely everything and it felt like everyone on the crew was doing a caring and thorough job. Chad’s patience and kindness answering my questions, if I had one, and keeping me informed of the progress was wonderful. The clean-up was thorough and beyond my expectations – something I really appreciate.

— Kathi Butler