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Roofing Material Which Type is Best?

Roofing Material Which Type is Best?

For some people a home’s roof is just an aesthetic feature on top of the house that keeps the rain out. If look of the roof is the most imortant… Read more »

Synthetic Roofing — Commentary

Synthetic Roofing — Commentary

History The use of polymers (along with other additives) for roofing began about 1990. They have come a long way in 30 years. Synthetic roofing or synthetics, as they are… Read more »

Metal Roofing (and Copper too) — Commentary

Metal Roofing (and Copper too) — Commentary

History Metal roofing was reportedly used as early as 970 B.C. Europeans were masters in the use of metal roofing to protect buildings, including such famous architectural achievements as the… Read more »

Asphalt Fiberglass Shingles — Commentary

Asphalt Fiberglass Shingles — Commentary

History Asphalt shingles were first developed over 160 years ago! Improvements over the years have brought us today’s popular three tab shingles and the laminated (aka dimensional, aka architectural, aka… Read more »

Slate Roofing — Commentary

Slate Roofing — Commentary

History Slate is a fine grained, crystalline rock derived from sediments of clay and fine silt which were deposited on ancient sea bottoms. Slates vary in composition, structure, and durability…. Read more »

Wood Shakes Shingle Roofing — Commentary

Wood Shakes Shingle Roofing — Commentary

History A wood shingle is cut with a machine producing a consistant thickness and texture. A wood shake is hand split or mechanically split and is much thicker and uneven than a wood… Read more »