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Home Inspection Checklist: Focus on the Roof

By GCP Applied Technologies. You can extend the life of your roof if you know the factors involved and understand...
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Home Inspection Checklist: Focus on the Roof

IKO Introduces New Performance Shingle Nordic™

Features rare combination of impact resistance, reinforced nail zone for wind resistance and high-definition colors. IKO, a global manufacturer of...
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IKO Introduces New Performance Shingle Nordic™

Matterhorn Tile Metal Roof Gives Villanova Home a New and Beautiful Identity

By CertainTeed. Matterhorn® architectural metal roofing restores home in Philadelphia affluent suburban neighborhood.    As a realtor in, and resident...
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Matterhorn Tile Metal Roof Gives Villanova Home a New and Beautiful Identity

Balancing Act: Ensuring Good Attic Ventilation

By GCP Applied Technologies. Good attic ventilation is just one component of a wider strategy for reducing the chance of...
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Balancing Act: Ensuring Good Attic Ventilation

Simple Steps for Easy Metal Roof Maintenance

By Metal Roofing Alliance. Metal roofs are extremely low maintenance only requiring basic care for added curb appeal and performance....
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Simple Steps for Easy Metal Roof Maintenance

Robust Line of Underlayments Protect Every Part of a Home

By GCP Applied Technologies. From the walls to the roof, GCP offers complete protection. In a complete home protection system,...
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Robust Line of Underlayments Protect Every Part of a Home

14+ Questions to Ask Your Contractor

By Vickie Sharples, RCS Partner. Interview your contractor to ensure a successful roof installation. Having a roof installed is no...
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14+ Questions to Ask Your Contractor

Creativity Shines in This Contractor’s Designs

By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. Unique metal roofing tiles create beautiful works of art on more than just the...
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Creativity Shines in This Contractor’s Designs

Stormseal to the Rescue for Florida Condo Community

By Stormseal. Aging community is protected from leaks while they arrange for permanent repairs. Cypress Woods is a beautiful condominium...
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Stormseal to the Rescue for Florida Condo Community

Property Owners Urged to Request Stormseal® Protection for Damaged Structures

The innovative storm protection solution heat shrinks to damaged structures, providing superior protection over flapping tarps that lead to additional...
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Property Owners Urged to Request Stormseal® Protection for Damaged Structures
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IKO Introduces New Performance Shingle Nordic™

Features rare combination of impact resistance, reinforced nail zone for wind resistance and high-definition colors. IKO, a global manufacturer of residential roofing shingles and commercial waterproofing and roofing products, introduced the new Nordic™ performance shingle line. Available in nine high-definition colors for maximum curb appeal, these heavy-duty laminated performance architectural shingles are specially constructed with a unique combination of superior wind- and impact-resistant features, making them one of the top performing asphalt shingles on the . . . Read More

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5 Common But Avoidable Commercial Roofing Problems

Just like residential houses, commercial buildings also experience roofing problems. Given the elaborate nature of commercial roofing, however, any problems with roof design or structure can be extremely costly. On the brighter side, these potentially costly roofing problems are largely preventable from the onset. Good planning is key to avoiding commercial roofing problems and unnecessary frequent costs of repair. You may want to understand that the service life of any commercial roof depends on a . . . Read More

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Nailing Roof Shingles Correctly – Why is it so important?

Shingles blow off roofs during high winds. Millions of dollars are spent each year, by the insurance companies because of high winds. Did you know that if your roof shingles are not nailed correctly, you could have a void roofing warranty? Every year I receive many questions about blown off roofs. It seems the most common roof type to be effected by high winds is the asphalt shingle roof. This is not because the manufacturer . . . Read More

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Become Family, Not Competitors at RoofersCoffeeShop®

By Bob McCrickard. Join us where the industry meets “for coffee.” Editor’s note: Even though Bob may no longer be with us, he continues to share his love of the industry and his words of wisdom.  Enjoy one of Bob’s previous articles. RoofersCoffeeShop (RCS) is a community of roofing professionals who share ideas, tell stories, research, sell products and find and ask for help. We have assembled a group of people who understand each others’ . . . Read More

Roofing Blogs, Answers to Roofing Questions

Roofing Blogs. We have hundreds of roofing blogs to help you the home-owner with your roofing projects. Since 2005 AskARoofer.com has provided free advice for those “do it yourself” people and those that just need help hiring a roofing contractor and answering roofing questions. Topics from, how to measure a roof, to installation tips, our roofing blogs can help you get it right the first time. First time here? Check out our Popular Topics on . . . Read More