Roof Repair

Roof Tile Materials

Published on April 5th, 2013 by Sam in Roof Materials

Roof Tile Materials

Roof tiles are designed to keep the elements out and provide an attractive durable roof for your home or business. Traditionally the tiles are made from locally sourced materials like clay or slate. Clay tiles date back 4 or 5 thousand years to when it was a roofing material in China. Clay roof tiles are [...]

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New Roof Discounts

Published on April 1st, 2013 by roofguy in New Roof

New Roof Discounts

The costs of roof repair and replacement can be hefty. Although you may think the higher quality products are more costly, the truth is that some may cost you the same as a lower quality material through a discount program. Discounts and Deals There are a few ways you can save money on your new [...]

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Boots Motel gets Original Roof

Published on March 29th, 2013 by Sam in Historic Roofs

Boots Motel gets Original Roof

In Carthage Missouri the historical landmark Boots Motel is being returned back to its original look from back in the 1940’s. Sisters Priscilla Bledsaw and Debye Harvey bought the hotel 2 years with the intention of restoring it and getting the hotel in the National Register of Historic Places. The property has been sold many [...]

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Florida Schools Get Hurricane Proof Roofs

Published on March 27th, 2013 by Sam in New Roof

Florida Schools Get Hurricane Proof Roofs

Seven Seminole County Florida schools are receiving new roofs that will be able to withstand hurricane force winds. The re-roofing project will cost more than $2 million for the Seminole schools. Traditional hurricane resistant roof materials depend on clips and special fasteners to hold the roof in place. These schools will be getting a different [...]

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Is Your Roof Ready For Spring?

Published on March 25th, 2013 by roofguy in Roof Repair 101

Is Your Roof Ready For Spring?

One crucial aspect of homeownership is to ensure that the roof is properly maintained. Failing to have the roof routinely inspected for damage or putting off simple roof repair tasks can jeopardize the integrity of the roof. Further, many insurance companies will deny a damage claim if they feel the roof was improperly maintained. Now [...]

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Roof Scammer Arrested

Published on March 22nd, 2013 by Sam in Scams

Roof Scammer Arrested

Baton Rouge police spokesman Lt. Don Kelly announced in a press release that 24 year old Brandon Ferguson of Baker was arrested at his home on Myrtle St., for scamming elderly victims out of money for faulty or non-existent roof repair. Ferguson is charged with three counts of theft of assets of an aged person [...]

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Types of Roof Shingles

Published on March 20th, 2013 by Sam in Roof Materials

Types of Roof Shingles

Asphalt strip shingles appearance and style added to the variety of shingle types makes them popular with homeowners and roofers. When first introduced, they were commonly called 3 tab shingles. The 1×3 foot strip had two short ½ inch cut outs at foot intervals giving it three shingle tabs. The 3 tab shingle is still [...]

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Blue Instead of White for Reflective Roofs?

Published on March 13th, 2013 by Sam in Green Roofing

Blue Instead of White for Reflective Roofs?

Research from Oregon State University describes how deep blue may be just as effective as white roofs in keeping the buildings cool. The researchers state that the sun’s rays don’t make objects warmer until they have been absorbed into the ground and get radiated as heat. So to keep a roof cool, you want to [...]

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Signs Of Roof Collapse

Published on March 11th, 2013 by Lloyd in Roof Damage

Signs Of Roof Collapse

Some of the country is still experiencing heavy snowfall from winter storms. Even in climates where snow load isn’t a problem, there are issues that can threaten the integrity of a roof. Knowing the signs of a roof collapse can save lives and prevents thousands of dollars in additional roof repair costs. Staying Safe Most [...]

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Suit Filed in Green Roof Collapse

Published on March 8th, 2013 by Sam in News

Suit Filed in Green Roof Collapse

Owners of Aquascape in St. Charles are suing nine parties for $13 million in damages after the green roof partially collapsed two years ago. The section of the sloped roof that collapsed was 500 foot by 60 foot of the 256,000 square foot structure. No one was injured when the 5 year old roof came [...]

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