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​Roof valleys are one of the most ignored components of a roof and yet are critical for preventing leaks and roof damage.Many roofs feature two sloped sections that intersect to form what’s called a roof valley. The function of this...
A good roof is an important part of any home. Not only does it work to keep your house protected from the elements, but it can also regulate temperature and keep your house safe. While you can get a contractor...
While roofing supply options used to be limited to materials like asphalt and clay, there are currently a lot of different styles out on today's market. Not only can you get the classics, but there are many ways to...
Calculating the Life Cycle Cost of a Roof  It seems like all roofing manufacturers are now touting the lowest life cycle cost. How do I determine what product really does have the lowest life cycle cost for my building in...
There a few reasons you might need to have accurate measurements of a roof. It could be time to replace the roofing material, you may be considering how much space you have for solar panels, or you might simply...
The bathroom is one of the core rooms in a home. This is where water is frequently used in the house. Therefore, if you do not dry it thoroughly, the bathroom is prone to mildew and mold growth. Bathroom fans...
Plenty of people have seen the metal dome-like object at the top of the roof. What are they and what do they do? These objects also bear the name of roof turbine vents or whirlybirds because of how they...
If you live in a region that has frequent or occasionally severe snowfall, you appreciate how the heavy weight of snow can affect your roof. This problem is even more of an issue when the snow remains for weeks...
Keeping your gutters clean on your home can present a rather daunting challenge. However, the consequences of not keeping them clean definitely out way the trouble and expense of keeping them freely flowing. Here's why it's so important to...
In today's world, snow melting systems have grown increasingly popular in homes and businesses because they keep the snow from piling up and weighing more than your roof can handle. Roof collapse from too much snow can be devastating,...