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New Technologies in Roofing Materials and Construction
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New Technologies in Roofing Materials and Construction

Roofing has come a long way from the original sod roofs or animal skins often used in primitive shelters. These roofs weren’t waterproofed and often allowed small animals to enter the dwelling; the clay tile roof developed about 5,000 years ago was a significant improvement. Even though thatched and wooden roofs were not an improvement,...

How the Recession Has Affected the Commercial Construction Industry
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How the Recession Has Affected the Commercial Construction Industry

For some time, I have asked myself (and others), “What was so great about The Great Recession?” This economic crisis has been deemed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the worst world-wide recession since World War II. Its impact has been felt in nearly every industry imaginable, and particularly in the construction industry. It...

Durable Metal Roofs – Many Affordable and Long Lasting Options For Metal Roofing Materials
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Durable Metal Roofs – Many Affordable and Long Lasting Options For Metal Roofing Materials

Metal roofing in today is the perfect alternative to traditional roofing materials. In fact the new metal roofing materials serve as one of the best answers to the need of fire-resistant, lightweight and durable roofing that looks smart on your house. Metal roofs are favored by many home owners because they last for a long...

Different Types Of Roofing Services
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Different Types Of Roofing Services

Roofing is an essential part of any housing. If the roofing is done improperly then there is a good chance of leakage or any other damage to the house. Hence, seeking a professional’s help is always advisable. Whether you have a new office, a house or any building and are in need of professional help...

Metal Roofing Is Making a Comeback – Is It Right for Your Home?
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Metal Roofing Is Making a Comeback – Is It Right for Your Home?

Whether your home is already built, or you are starting a new construction project from the ground up, one of the most important components of your house is the roof. There are numerous roofing material options on the market today that can offer you every conceivable color or texture to suit your preferences. One material...

A Commercial Flat Roof: Its Advantages and Disadvantages
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A Commercial Flat Roof: Its Advantages and Disadvantages

Does your commercial building have a sloped rooftop that needs replacement? If so, you may be considering replacing it with a flat rooftop. A non-sloped roof is a popular choice for commercial buildings, but it does have drawbacks that could offset its benefits. Is a non-sloped roof right for your building? The following benefits and...

5 Tips For Common DIY Home Repair Projects
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5 Tips For Common DIY Home Repair Projects

For your home maintenance, it may feel tempting to go ahead and hire a professional contractor rather than go the DIY route. Most homeowners feel that the home repairs are complex projects and these tasks should be left to professionals. They fear that they will end up causing further damage while doing a home repair...

Corrugated Metal Roofing – Is Corrugated Metal Roofing the Best Choice For Your Roof? (Hype Free)
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Corrugated Metal Roofing – Is Corrugated Metal Roofing the Best Choice For Your Roof? (Hype Free)

Corrugated metal roofing carries a wide array of advantages, but there also disadvantages you should be aware of as well. Here we discuss the pros & cons from a non biased, hype free viewpoint. Firstly, Metal roofs refer to roofing systems made of either copper, aluminum, stainless steel, steel, and zinc alloys. Their properties vary...

Construction Site Management – Accessibility
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Construction Site Management – Accessibility

Construction sites offer different challenges as far as accessibility is concerned. This follows the fact that there is a mass movement of men (labour) as well as material haulers. These range from pick up trucks to trailers. Depending on the items being moved, the weight is different and as such the capability of the route...

Top Reasons to Use Foam Roofing for Your Home
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Top Reasons to Use Foam Roofing for Your Home

One of the most popular techniques for roof insulation and roof repair is the spray foaming roofing system. While it has been around for years, it is growing in popularity now because of the many advantages that it has to offer. Spray foam is a product that is a combination of Isocyanate and Polyyol. These...

Cost and Benefits Of Metal Roofing Systems
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Cost and Benefits Of Metal Roofing Systems

If you are considering upgrading the roof on your home or office building, metal roofing is a wonderful product to consider. This type of roofing shingle is one of the most popular roofing products on the market. When compared to more traditional roofing products like asphalt shingles, metal roofing offers many advantages including a longer...

Metal Roofing 101
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Metal Roofing 101

Today I received a phone call from a nationally published and recognized remodeling magazine in regards to their future article on metal roofing. It turns out that one of their editors tasked with writing an article about metal roofing decided to consult with me after looking at one of the metal roof guides on my...

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