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What’s the best roof for your house in the San Gabriel Valley?

If you look at homes in the neighborhoods around Pasadena High School, you see a variety of roofing materials: tile, multi-dimensional shingles, and the traditional 3-tab shingles. You’ll also find some houses with lower-sloped or what we call flat-roof material, too. Here’s a suggestion—if you’re considering a new roof, drive around your neighborhood or look…

Why Asphalt Shingles Remain a Smart Choice for New Roof Installations

More roofing materials exist than ever before. Homeowners from La Canada Flintridge and Sierra Madre to Monrovia and Azusa can choose from a variety of tile roofs, solar roofs, metal, flat roof membranes and—asphalt shingles. Which choice sounds the least appealing? Is it asphalt shingles? Nothing sexy or classy about asphalt, is there? Isn’t it…

Tips for Choosing a Roofing Contractor in the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles County

Installing a new roof or repairing an existing leak requires trusting the roofing contractor who you have chosen to do the job. That’s not easy since if you don’t know what questions to ask or truly understand the roofer’s capabilities. Here are tips for screening contractors and how we present our qualifications at Garvey Roofing.…