Enhance Your Home's Traditional Architecture With a Copper Roof

Posted on: 29 March 2016
Are you looking for a way to take your home's traditional look to the next level? The roof is a good area to focus on. A plain asphalt shingle or steel roof may look a bit out of place and too modern on a traditional home, but there's another roofing type that will look charming: copper. Copper roofing offers numerous benefits in addition to its good looks. Character and Charm
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Shingle-Topped Shop Owners In California: Is Your Roof Ready For El Nino Rains?

Posted on: 29 January 2016
Are you a shingle-topped shop owner in California? If so, you likely haven't spent too much time worrying about roof leaks during the last four years of drought. But with an incredibly strong El Nino brewing over the Indian Ocean with bizarre weather patterns that are expected to last into spring (or even for a year or more) it may be time to get concerned about the condition of your roof. Here are some things that you can do to make sure your shingle roof is ready, should El Nino unleash loads of rain on California.
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Building An Eco-Friendly Home? Consider Green Roofing

Posted on: 17 December 2015
Though the term "green roofing" is sometimes loosely used to refer to any eco-friendly roofing option, it actually refers to a specific type of roof. Green roofs are roofs upon which vegetation are grown. They consist of a specialized roofing membrane, a planting substrate (soil) and plants. Green roofs offer many advantages for homeowners hoping to design eco-friendly homes. Here's a closer look. What advantages do green roofs offer to homeowners?
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How To Shore Up A Split Rafter By Using Support Pieces

Posted on: 16 October 2015
A split in a rafter beam can be a serious problem, especially if your home's roof is subject to significant stress caused by snow accumulation. That's why you should take time to repair the damage and restore your roof's strength. Below is what you need to know about shoring up a split rafter with a couple of support pieces you can build and install yourself: Shoring up a split rafter - Tools and materials needed
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