Roof Repair

Stadium Roof Material Makes Its Mark

Published on May 22nd, 2013 by Lloyd in Stadium Roofs

Stadium Roof Material Makes Its Mark

As the installation of the roof goes up on the new Viking football stadium, many questions have been raised about some of the materials being used. Covering some 240,000 square feet, the new stadium will be largest in North American to use ETFE. Coatings to Coverings ETFE, or ethylene-tetraflouroethylene, is a co-polymer resin that is [...]

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Tips To Prepare For Roof Repair

Published on May 15th, 2013 by admin in Roof Repair 101

Tips To Prepare For Roof Repair

If you are in need of roof repair work you probably know you can expect at least one days worth of loud noise and a full house of people. However, there is much more to know about the roof repair process that can better prepare you for the work to come. Simple Solutions Worried about [...]

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Selling Solar Power

Published on May 9th, 2013 by Lloyd in Green Roofing

Selling Solar Power

Green roofing has made its move into the mainstream in recent years. However, solar panels have continued to struggle to make their niche in the market despite their measureable benefits. Why? The answer is simple: cost. Results Outweigh Costs Convincing people to purchase solar panels is a tough sell, especially for the average homeowner. Most [...]

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Your Roof Under The Summer Sun

Published on May 7th, 2013 by roofguy in Roof Repair 101

Your Roof Under The Summer Sun

This time of year the temperatures being to rise, leaving homeowners faced with many challenges. Not only are people looking to stay cool and save money in the hot days ahead, but they are also hoping they can make it through the summer without the need for roof repair. Preparing For The Elements Hot temperatures [...]

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Roof Collapse Due to Construction Flaw

Published on May 3rd, 2013 by Sam in Roof Damage

Roof Collapse Due to Construction Flaw

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s Windermere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center ‘s porch roof collapsed Wednesday morning when a worker was standing on it to replace the second story windows. Fortunately no one was injured and the man was able to propel himself through the window opening to escape from falling. When the 10 by 12 foot section [...]

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Convention Center Roof Making Waves

Published on May 1st, 2013 by admin in News

Convention Center Roof Making Waves

Now that Nashville, Tennessee is home base for a popular television show, the city has been making some much needed improvements to the music district. A new convention center is in the works with a unique roof design that has been drawing the eyes of tourists and residents alike. Dazzling Design The 1.2 million square-foot [...]

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Solar Panels Burning in Roof Fire

Published on April 24th, 2013 by Sam in News

Solar Panels Burning in Roof Fire

In South Plainfield New Jersey a block long warehouse was on fire at 200 Helen Street. The large industrial building had several roof solar panels. When the firefighters arrived they found a 200 foot by 200 foot section of the roof on fire. Glass tube solar panels were on fire, it is unknown at this [...]

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Disaster Resistant Roofs

Published on April 19th, 2013 by Sam in Weather Roofing

Disaster Resistant Roofs

While disaster proof homes are nearly impossible, experts are saying disaster resistant homes are achievable and the insurance industry is strongly encouraging them. Institute for Business and Home Safety president and CEO Julie Rochman said “the idea is that if we could just get the roof right, just get people to our fortified retrofitting standard. [...]

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Study in Fatal Roof Falls

Published on April 17th, 2013 by Sam in News

Study in Fatal Roof Falls

From a study published in the Journal of Safety Research, “Fatal Falls from Roofs among U.S. Construction Workers” is the study from CPWR, Center for Construction Research and Training. The study found that falls from roofs account for 1/3 of fall related construction fatalities from 1992-2009. 20,498 total fatalities occurred in the construction industry during [...]

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Rain Victims Get Roof Donations

Published on April 8th, 2013 by admin in Roof Damage

Rain Victims Get Roof Donations

The Northern Region of Ghana has been hit continuously by rain storms in recent weeks, leaving thousands of people without shelter. Reportedly displacing as many as 10,000 people and responsible for five deaths, these treacherous rains have caused devastation in an already struggling region of Africa. However, one company has stepped up to help this [...]

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