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A Guide to Building a Loft Conversion
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A Guide to Building a Loft Conversion

For several reasons, a loft conversion is unquestionably a versatile option to utilise the unused attic space in your house without much investment. Depending on the roof structure and planning constraints, a loft conversion is considered to be one of the most clear-cut ways of getting additional space in your property. Almost all homeowners can...

Metal Roof Installation Tips
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Metal Roof Installation Tips

When doing metal roofing installation the first thing that you need to do is choose the material to do the job. These can include the hardware, decking, flashing that is appropriate for your existing roof’s pitch, framing, and metal roof panels. Having a detailed drawing before you go to purchase the materials to do the...

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....

Metal Roofs – Installing Standing Seam Metal Roofing
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Metal Roofs – Installing Standing Seam Metal Roofing

Metal roofing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to the asphalt or tiled roofs due to their durability and weight. They are available for very large areas and usually come with a guarantee covering 25 to 50 years. When buildings are being planned, it’s a good idea to contact a metal roofing contractor to get...

Useful Facts About Roof Ridge Boards and Beams
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Useful Facts About Roof Ridge Boards and Beams

The National Roofing Contractors Association defines a roof ridge as the, “highest point on a roof, represented by a horizontal line where two roof areas intersect, running the length of the area.” Basically, if your roof has two primary planes that meet to form a peak, you have a roof ridge. This is important to...

Commercial Flat Roofing Options – Ballasted, PVC, TPO, and EPDM Roofing
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Commercial Flat Roofing Options – Ballasted, PVC, TPO, and EPDM Roofing

When you own a commercial building, it is important that your roofing system protects your product/merchandise as well as your employees and patrons. Commercial flat roofing is a cost-efficient roof shape and affords building owners many additional options including solar, garden or green, and outdoor recreational use. Maintenance and repairs are much safer and easier...