Roof Repair

Historic Missouri Church Gets New Metal Roof

Published on February 1st, 2013 by Sam in Historic Roofs

Historic Missouri Church Gets New Metal Roof

St. Patrick’s Old Rock Church in Catawissa Missouri got a new green metal roof. The “old rock church” dates back to 1853 when it was a log church next to Meramec River. The limestone church’s construction was halted during the civil war and then the church was completed in 1867. The original church was built [...]

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White Roof Rewards

Published on February 1st, 2013 by Lloyd in Green Roofing

White Roof Rewards

The average home and commercial building in the U.S. is made up of a dark roof material, often containing elements of tar or asphalt. While these types of roofs may not seem inherently flawed, innovations in the roofing industry have begun to shed light on some issues surrounding dark-colored rooftops. Energy Efficiency The sun is [...]

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Solar Roof Perks

Published on January 28th, 2013 by roofguy in Green Roofing

Solar Roof Perks

You may have seen a commercial building, or even a progressive residential home, with solar panels and wondered what all the fuss is about. While solar roofs are just now gaining momentum in popularity, the benefits are bound to last a lifetime. Lasting Effects The most obvious benefit of having a solar roof is the [...]

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Licensed Bonded and Insured Roofers

Published on January 25th, 2013 by Sam in Roof Contractors

Licensed Bonded and Insured Roofers

You hear the words licensed, bonded and insured when looking for a roofing company but do you really know what they mean? A contractor who is not licensed, bonded and insured might have the same competence as any other roofer but may be more risk to the homeowner. Your state may not require that your [...]

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Community Gets Together to Put Roof on Home

Published on January 23rd, 2013 by Sam in News

Community Gets Together to Put Roof on Home

On Monday, Martin Luther King Day in Santa Fe New Mexico Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps and YouthWorks volunteers tore the roof of an elderly couple’s home. Agnes and Bob Moses roof had been patched many times. Agnes was sleeping in the living room due to the leaking in their bedroom had saturated her side of [...]

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Flat Roof Considerations

Published on January 21st, 2013 by Lloyd in Roofs

Flat Roof Considerations

Roofs come in all sizes and shapes. Flat roofs are not the most traditional of roof shapes among family homes, but they are used for some second floor deck areas and are popular in urban areas. Flat roofs come with a different set of risks and benefits than sloped roofs, all of which should be [...]

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Leaking Roof at Georgia City Hall

Published on January 18th, 2013 by Sam in News

Leaking Roof at Georgia City Hall

Marietta Georgia City Hall is making plans to fix its leaky roof. City Safety service director Jonathan Hupp said “There are actually three roofs on this building front to back.” The front section of the building is covered by a slate roof and flat roofs are on the back sections. The membrane materials are deteriorating [...]

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Roof Related Replacements

Published on January 16th, 2013 by Sam in Roof Repair 101

Roof Related Replacements

When you have made the decision to re-roof your home it may be the right time to replace some other roof related materials. The common replacements are gutters, downspouts, repairing or replacing the fascia and soffits, vents and insulation. Deteriorating roof edges must be repaired before new roofing materials can be applied and often times [...]

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Roof Installation Tips

Published on January 15th, 2013 by roofguy in Roof Repair 101

Roof Installation Tips

When it comes time to get a new roof, many homeowners are unprepared for the process. From decision making on materials, to what to expect with a warranty, there are lots of important considerations to make sure the job gets done right. Do Your Homework Many people go into the roof replacement process blind. Although [...]

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Domed Roof to Catch Rainwater

Published on January 9th, 2013 by Sam in Stadium Roofs

Domed Roof to Catch Rainwater

In Syracuse New York, Syracuse University received a $1.35 million state grant to install a rainwater collection system for the Carrier Dome. The 7 acre fabric roof will collect 6.6 million gallons of water from the approximately 880,000 that pours off the Dome roof every year. The water will run off the roof material and [...]

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