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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...

Nonflammable Thatched Roofs
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Nonflammable Thatched Roofs

The potential flammability of the thatched (or any other natural material, e.g. wood shingles) roofing is frequently a reason why the homeowners do not decide to thatch their houses. They are right – reed is flammable… and they are wrong – we live now in times when science is able to turn any flammable stuff...

Different Handyman Services For Home Repairs and Renovation
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Different Handyman Services For Home Repairs and Renovation

Looking and opting to hire professionals to render you handyman services may at first seem to be trivial when almost all things are going well with your home or commercial property. But you should know that the overall coverage and the numerous tasks and duties associated with handyman services are boundless and while the initial...

A Brief History of The Art and Benefits of Masonry Construction
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A Brief History of The Art and Benefits of Masonry Construction

Masonry construction is one of the oldest building techniques known to man. The birth of masonry dates back to the Neolithic Revolution. According to oldest known Masonic text, The Halliwell Manuscript, the “craft of masonry” began with Euclid in Egypt, and came to England in the reign of King Athelstan. From this time onward, masonry...

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Aluminum Roofing
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Aluminum Roofing

Aluminum roofing is the most favorite choice of roof for the roof lovers. I am going to explain in this article the advantages and disadvantages of Aluminum roofs. These roofs are the most readily available today because they are easily mined and exported. These were the most widely used in the recent times and it...

Metal Roofing – Trendy Way to Go
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Metal Roofing – Trendy Way to Go

Metal roofing is becoming a very trendy alternative for many homeowners. There are numerous reasons for this. It consists of incombustible material and resists all fires. There are a lot of types of metal roofs available in the market in new colors, shapes and textures which are long lasting and provide safety and durability for...

Common Types of Roofs Used When Building a Shed In Your Backyard
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Common Types of Roofs Used When Building a Shed In Your Backyard

Building a shed in your backyard is a practical undertaking. Having a shed will give you a place to store things that normally would not be allowable in your home. This could be your snowmobile or motor cycle. It would be a great place to use your power tools when become involved in various construction...

Construction Bonding
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Construction Bonding

To provide an expert’s view on construction payment and performance surety bonds, I sat down with Ellen Neylan, the owner of Surety Bond Associates, a WBE surety bond agency and consulting firm that provides specialty surety services to small, minority women and veteran owned contractors. Often projects presented accompany a bonding requirement – too many...

Roofing Contractors – What Do They Do?
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Roofing Contractors – What Do They Do?

They are workers who replace and repairs roof on commercial buildings and homes. Many are self-employed but there are some construction firms that will hire many roofing contractors to do major projects like installing roofs on housing projects that have recently been constructed. They work year around. Some builders have become roofing contractors because of...

Essentials Of Metal Roofing And Metal Roofing Siding
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Essentials Of Metal Roofing And Metal Roofing Siding

There are literally many things that comprises of your metal roofing. They can give you a good and lasting protection against weathering. These days, metal roofing is gaining popularity once again. Most roofing panels have its siding; there are the ones that are installed on the sides of your house. They are essentially almost made...

The Art of Roof Cleaning For Asphalt Shingle Roofs
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The Art of Roof Cleaning For Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Roof cleaning of asphalt shingle roofs are a fairly new niche market that many pressure washing companies have started to notice. The process of cleaning asphalt shingle roofs is fairly simple if you educate yourself on how roofs are installed, possible problems and situations to avoid, and what type of stains you need to remove....