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The Advantages of Fiberglass Roofing

25th November 2010
Roofs provide much-needed cover for you and your family. They serve as protection from the changing climates, such as the blazing sunlight and the freezing snow. Over the years, many architects and manufacturers find ways of improving the quality of roof ... Read >
Author: adamwaterford

What To Look For When Picking Magnet Sweepers?

08th September 2010
Do you work on a construction site? Most likely you use a magnet sweeper. These broom like devices are a typical tool used to clear an area nails and other metal parts that can cause problems. Read this article to discover the effectiveness of magnet swee... Read >
Author: Rudy Silva

Flat Roof Shed Plans Are Fast, Easy, And Cheap To Build

16th July 2010
With so many storage shed plans to pick from, how do you know which one is the best for you? I remember just a few years ago, everyone's storage buildings looked somewhat the same. Most were made of wood, usually square, and had a door. People didn't put ... Read >
Author: Michael Paul

A Study on Rain Water Harvesting

17th June 2010
INTRODUCTION Rain is the ultimate source of fresh water. With the ground area around houses and buildings being cemented, particularly in cities and towns, rainwater, which runs off from terraces and roofs, was draining into low-lying areas and not per... Read >
Author: Rathish Kumar

The Advantages of Rainwater Harvesting Over Other Sustainable Options

28th April 2010
Sustainable options, green options and renewables - the pressure is on us to do each one of these, and we know we should. However, it all seems so difficult and it is expensive and the return on the investment could be so long. We might not even be alive ... Read >
Author: Marcus Bicknell

Grande Dunes Short Sales and Foreclosures

23rd April 2010
Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach has been the exclusive address to have on the Grand Strand. Homes in Grande Dunes skyrocketed in value during the peak of the market. The beautiful Mediterranean style homes with terracotta roofs line one of the most exclusive... Read >
Author: Jay morris

How to Repoint Ridge tiles

21st September 2009
How to Repoint Ridge tiles Roof tiles and mortar joints should be checked every other year at a minimum. Repointing simple mortar cracks can prevent leaking roofs and expensive reroofing jobs. Pay extra attention to ridge tiles since they are exposed to w... Read >
Author: Top Tradespeople

Rafters and Roof Work

07th August 2009
The Rafters Rafters are designated as main or principal rafters, hip rafters, jack and valley rafters and plain rafters. The long rafters in a pyramidal roof are called hip rafters; the shorter ones cutting against the hips are called the jack rafters.... Read >
Author: Allison Ryan

Southwest Kiva Ladders For Decor - 7 Tips

16th June 2009
Pueblo Indian kiva ladders are the interesting rustic ladders found on the roofs of Indian home groupings made of adobe brick. The intriguing shape has become an icon in design for southwest decorating and style. A lot of popular homes in Arizona and N... Read >
Author: Craig Chambers

Vinyl Cedar Shake Siding

15th June 2009
When we are talking about getting the authentic and charmingly classic look for a bungalow or a cabin, cedar shake sidings are simply outstanding.They provide kind of mysterious yet elegant look to the place. They are generally made of cedar wood cut in t... Read >
Author: lakesec

Maintenance of cedar shingles

15th June 2009
Cedar shingles are definitely the best roofing options available in the market and they can easily suit the requirements of the modern bungalows and the traditional homes. But this is a very true fact that like any other natural elements you will need to ... Read >
Author: lakesec

Hail and The Damage It Causes

01st May 2009
We have seen the pictures of hail the size of softballs. But it doesn't take hail that large to cause a lot of damage. According to statistics damage from hail is close to $1 billion a year in the United States alone. Much of the cost from hail damage is ... Read >
Author: David Etienne

Solar Roof Shingles vs. Asphalt Shingles And Solar Panels

27th March 2009
If you are a big advocate for green life, you must have been excited about the innovation of the solar roof shingles. Compared to the conventional asphalt shingles, this new solar system can deliver obvious advantages and benefits to those green-oriented ... Read >
Author: Pam Eisenberg

Roof Flashing Repair

10th March 2009
If you are thinking about doing your own roof flashing repair, take a look at this article and see what you need to know to get a task like this accomplished. Roof flashing repair, like other jobs, will take some specific tools. Choosing to do it yourself... Read >
Author: domaingamer

Caring your flat roof for your protection

10th November 2008
The roof is a vital part of our house. It serves as a protection against heat, rain, and other weather disturbances. We should not take this thing for granted instead consider proper ways to maintain our flat roof, which is a common preference in Ontario.... Read >
Author: bravo seo
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