If you live in Durham North Carolina you are probably not too concerned about the function of your roof at too many points throughout the year. The weather in Durham is pretty mild most of the time. However, the roof is possibly the most important protective system for the rest of the function of your home. It's imperative to keep it in top shape, especially when rain and the occasional snow hits the area.
If you suspect that your roof may need a repair or replacement and you would like to compare prices from the best local roofers in the area then fill out the short roofing estimate form on the right. This secure form is free to use and we will place up to three local Durham area roofers in touch with you ASAP to provide you with free estimates.
What's more, we have prescreened the companies that will contact you. We have verified North Carolina state license and insurance requirements and we have even identified experience levels and areas of expertise within the roofing companies. Therefore, you can rest assured that you working with the best in the area. Again, our entire roofing estimates process is completely free of obligation.
Durham, North Carolina is located in Durham County in the heart of North Carolina. Home of Duke University, this city is one of three that make up the renowned Research Triangle. The Research Triangle is the largest scientific research park in the United States.
The city owes its name to Dr. Bartlett Durham who donated land for the purpose of building a railroad to pass through it in the 1800s. Long before settlers from Europe arrived in what is now known as Durham, NC, the area was home to two American Indian tribes - the Eno and Occaneechi. These tribes were farmers and traders. The historical Great Indian Trading Path passes through Durham.
After the Civil War, the area grew rapidly with many new industries calling the area home. Aside from its tobacco industry, the city has the distinction of being the birthplace of denim. The first factory to produce denim was founded in Durham as well as the world's largest manufacturer of hosiery.
Rich in culture and the arts, Durham, North Carolina boasts many displays of public art and sculpture as well as many museums and art galleries. Historical markers and landmarks dot the city telling the stories of events past. One interesting place is the Maplewood Cemetery which spans over 100 acres and houses the grave sites of many Civil War veterans, soldiers, and others of note.