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Alternative Roofing Materials
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Alternative Roofing Materials

About three quarters of American homes are covered by composition asphalt shingles. They are cheap and easy to install but they have some drawbacks, primarily that they are bad for the environment and have a shorter life span than other roofing materials. If you do pick composition shingles, you had better be ready to pony...

Pergola – Roofing Options
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Pergola – Roofing Options

Pergolas have been used in dwellings for centuries, classically, to add a shaded walkway, to link pavilions or to allow a sitting area which allows the breeze and sun to filter through. This amazing addition to a home will not only add to comfort, it can be an attractive bonus to the resale value of...

Choosing the Right Roof Shingles
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Choosing the Right Roof Shingles

To make that perfect dream house you have to make sure that the roof is done properly. A leaky roof can devastate the best looking homes. Thus making the correct choice of roof shingles for your house can matter a lot. This is the factor which decides whether you are going to be forever worried...

Rubber Roofing – At a Glance
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Rubber Roofing – At a Glance

Rubber ducky you’re the one, making bath time so much fun, rubber ducky I’m falling in love with you. Rubber roofing. What? There’s no such thing. Yes there is. Rubber rain coats keep rain off people, rubber shoes keep feet dry and warm, why not keep water and the elements out of a house as...

A Guide On How To Shingle A Roof
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A Guide On How To Shingle A Roof

Installing a new roof is a great way to improve the value and appearance of your home. Asphalt shingles are one of the great options to make your home look beautiful as they are available in a variety of colors and styles. Although they are less durable when compared to metal roofing; they are also...

4 Useful Benefits of Installing a New Roof
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4 Useful Benefits of Installing a New Roof

A solid and watertight roof is essential for the all-round integrity of the home. If the roof appears to be damaged or has missing shingles, the first thought is to have the problem repaired as soon as possible. However, this doesn’t always provide a solution for the long-term. In certain situations, it can be more...

Types of Roofs
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Types of Roofs

Has it come time to replace that old roof? If it is, you have a choice to make. You can go with a boring old shingle roof or you could upgrade to a more durable or more attractive roof. Lets discuss your options. One popular choice for roof upgrades is slate. Slate makes for a...

Roofing Shingles and Tiles – 3 Basic Types
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Roofing Shingles and Tiles – 3 Basic Types

Roofing shingles come in many different styles, shapes, colors and patterns. But every roof has but three basic shingle (or tile) types. This article explains the three basic types of shingles and tiles which are produced. We’re not talking about specific products here, simply the types of each product. Starters Shingles and Starter Tiles Starter...

What’s Best For Your Home? – 4 Types of Veranda Roof
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What’s Best For Your Home? – 4 Types of Veranda Roof

There are many different veranda roof designs available on the market and people could be forgiven for thinking that buying a veranda roof is like selecting a product at the supermarket. However, with all of the variety available these days buyers should make sure to shop around in order to get the product that best...

Protect Your Home by Choosing the Best Roofing Contractors
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Protect Your Home by Choosing the Best Roofing Contractors

It is a usual practice for people shift their main focus on the interiors of their home space instead of the exteriors. As these aspects of the structure are noticed first by everyone and so people prefer to focus on beautifying it with paints, structures and other elements. In this process the most neglected areas...