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30
Nov

Safeguard Your Home Against Summer Storm Damage

Warm sunny days and balmy evenings are what usually come to mind when we think about summary weather. But that’s only part of the picture. Summer often brings heavy, humid conditions, followed by furious storms. While these do tend to clear the air and cool things off (at least for a few days), intense wind, rain, and thunderstorms also have the potential to destroy. Protect your home against damage from…

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30
Nov

Asphalt Shingle Recycling Facts and Figures

Do you know which is the most commonly used type of roofing shingle? If you said "asphalt," you are correct; these shingles are used for about 80 percent of roofs in the US today. Despite this figure, up until quite recently the standard advice on disposing of used asphalt shingles, following a roof removal, was "transport them to the nearest landfill." However, in the past several years, asphalt shingle recycling…

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30
Nov

Solar Shingles or Solar Panels?

Harnessing the sun’s rays produces a renewable, clean power source which can be converted to electricity by means of solar panels or roof shingles. Here’s a fact sheet on these two methods to help you choose the best one for your home. Solar Panels * Solar panels are the older of the two, first developed in the 1950s. There are some 40-year-old panels in existence today that are still working…

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28
Aug

Green Roofing: Anything But Bland!

As a country girl at heart, there's nothing I love more than seeing patches of green in the city, and that means I'm in love with the growing green roof trend -- which, incidentally, isn't all that new, because people have been using sod to roof their homes for thousands of years. What excites me even more than the rising interest in green roofs is how wonderfully creative so many…

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28
Aug

Meet Modular Green Roofing

Living roofs, also sometimes called green roofs, are pretty awe-inspiring. The thought of all those living plants perched on top of a structure, providing shelter below to the residents and above to animals looking for habitat, is amazing. And there's been some very impressive architecture integrating green roofs in recent years, showing how flexible they can be, from very stark, sleek, modernist designs to more earthy hobbit holes. But one…

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28
Aug

Energy Efficiency Goes Through the Roof

Energy-efficient metal and asphalt roofing products will keep your attic cool and reduce the air conditioner's load. The roofing may qualify for a federal tax credit as well. Below is information on these options, plus information about two more unusual energy-efficient roofing options. Reflecting on Metal Metal is the fastest-growing segment of the roofing market. Metal is light, sturdy, durable and can be very energy-efficient. Light-colored metal roofs reflect sunlight…

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