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Don’t Stray Away From Standard Tar And Gravel Roofing Just Yet – It Has Its Benefits!

While so called "built-up" or "tar and gravel" roofs are still quite common on industrial buildings, some owners are steering away from them in favor of alternatives like spray foam and sheet metal roofing. While these newer alternatives do work well and have their benefits, they are not necessarily light years above a tar and gravel roof like some would have you believe. If you're on a budget, it's perfectly okay to stick with the standard, more affordable tar and gravel roofing option for your commercial building. Read More 

Are Slate Tiles Right For Your Roof?

Slate tile roofs give every home an elegant and unique appearance, but they aren't perfect for every roof. If you are considering replacing your old roof with slate tiles, check out these six important facts. They'll help you determine if slate tiles are the right choice for your roof. How Much Weight Can Your Roof Handle? Slate roof tiles are one of the heaviest roofing materials, and if your roof doesn't have the strength to support them, they could actually cause your roof to collapse. Read More 

How Can Your Roofing Material Help You Weather An Extended Drought?

The western United States -- particularly California -- has been parched by extreme drought conditions for nearly four summers now. As a result, many state and local governments are beginning to restrict water usage to conserve resources. What can you do to limit your water consumption without dramatically changing your lifestyle? Read on to learn more about how your home's roof help you weather a drought by providing you with " Read More 

Shrinking EPDM Roof Membranes: A Look At Common Causes And Prevention Mechanisms

Ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) is a cost-efficient commercial roofing solution that has been gaining popularity in the roofing industry. With a life expectancy of over 50 years, EPDM roof membranes are sustainable. If you opt for EPDM roof membranes for your commercial property, roofing will be the least of your concerns. Although durable, EPDM roof membranes are susceptible to shrinking, which is an irreversible process. Shrinkages significantly affect the waterproofing ability of the membrane. Read More 

3 Fast And Temporary Fixes For Broken Windows

Ideally, you would always have your window repair company come out immediately to replace a broken or cracked window. But in real life, things don't always work out that easily. You may not have time to meet up with the glass repair company until your next day off, or you may not have the money to fix the window until your next payday. Whatever the situation, you need a temporary quick fix for your damaged window. Read More