The Facts And Falsehoods About Wood Shingle Roofing

Posted on: 5 October 2017
Your old roof has ad a good run, but the broken shingles and discrepancies in evenness tell you that it is time to start looking at new roofing types. From metal sheets to asphalt shingles, there are definitely plenty of choices from which to choose, but there is one form of traditional roofing you may skip right over: wooden shingle roofing. Wooden shakes and shingles have been used for home roofing for a long time, but with the development of more modern materials, many homeowners totally ignore this roofing type.
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When Walls Cry "Blood" And The Foundation Trembles: Why It Isn't A Supernatural Thing

Posted on: 25 September 2017
Edgar Allen Poe wrote The Fall of the House of Usher. It is a story about the descent into madness, but what really grabs you is the end scene, where the walls begin to bleed and the foundation trembles. As terrifying as this sounds, it may very well not have been a supernatural thing. In fact, really old homes often experience "bleeding" walls and trembling foundations. Here is why these seemingly supernatural events are not supernatural at all:
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Four Things To Consider Before Completely Renovating Your Roof

Posted on: 18 September 2017
If you want to replace your entire roof with something totally new, then you have to make sure that certain criteria are met. Your home was originally designed and built for a specific type and style of roof. Putting up something entirely new takes a lot of planning and work to make sure your new roof not only looks good, but is also safe. Here are four things you should examine before picking out entirely new material for your roof.
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Why You Should Never "Leaf" Tree Debris On Your Roof

Posted on: 9 September 2017
Leaves are a constant hassle to homeowners every fall. You have to clean them out of your gutters and hope they fall off the rest of your roof. You should know that you cannot leave leaves on your roof. Here are some good reasons why. Organic Debris Begets Rot Leaves and seed pods from trees create small piles of organic matter. This organic matter immediately begins to break down on your roof.
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