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Understanding (and Appreciating) Proper Roof Ventilation

Understanding (and Appreciating) Proper Roof Ventilation

Ventilating your attic does your roof a lot of good. First of all, it expels damaging moisture. Second, it prevents ice damming by keeping the roof planes cool. Third, it helps extend the service life of the covering by minimizing heat buildup, particularly in the summer. Fourth, it contributes to energy efficiency.

Burying (More) Myths About Metal Roofs

Burying (More) Myths About Metal Roofs

Metal, as a roofing material, is experiencing a renaissance. It’s one of the oldest materials used for this application, but it has only started regaining its mainstream status in America lately. One reason its stock used to be low is that property owners are more familiar with the mythology surrounding it than the reality. Continue Reading

4 Things to Know About Slate Roofing

4 Things to Know About Slate Roofing

Of all covering materials for sloped roofs, slate perhaps has the most impressive resume. In the past, it was a well-received product, but the advent of economical alternatives has affected the popularity of slate today. But nothing changes the fact that it leads the pack in longevity, and guarantees head-turning curb appeal with minimal maintenance. Continue Reading