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Things to Consider When Choosing Your Roofing Materials
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Things to Consider When Choosing Your Roofing Materials

There are so many materials that you can use for your roofing needs. The roof is one of the most important parts of a building because it protects your property within from all physical elements like sun, rain, and so on. There are so many types of materials in the market today but this should...

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Roof Design Drafting – Revit/AutoCAD?

They have the strangest names – gable, hip, jerkinheads, clerestory, saw-tooth, witch’s hats, karahafu, mansard, rainbow, butterfly, satari and many more. No, they’re not a list of insect species. They are the names of different styles of roofs. Though the diverse designs need to be handled carefully for their complexity, even drafting the traditional roof...

The Benefits Of Having Verandahs
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The Benefits Of Having Verandahs

Most of us like having a wide property where we can build a nice house, put up a beautiful garden, and other things that can make us love being in our own place more. We make every room in our comfort zone comfortable and inviting and most of us make sure that we have an...

3 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Roof Cleaning Company
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3 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Roof Cleaning Company

In most every town there will always be several options to choose from when it comes to home care services. These types of service companies include lawn care, painting services, flooring, heating and air services and of course roof cleaning. Below are three questions you need to ask before hiring any roof cleaning company. How...

Choosing a Roofing Company
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Choosing a Roofing Company

Finding a qualified, professional, and quality roofing company can be a challenging task. Not to mention the fact that there are no specific qualifications required to call oneself a roofer in Canada, there are also a long list of potential roofing professionals in most major cities including Vancouver. That being said, the trick is to...

Health Risks of PVC Roofing Membrane
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Health Risks of PVC Roofing Membrane

Many building owners and manufacturers have asked me why I don’t offer PVC membrane to my flat roof customers. I simply feel that PVC is too great of a risk to take. What is PVC? PVC, or Polyvinyl Chloride, is made from the polymerization of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), a toxic, carcinogenic gas. It is...

Gutter Cleaning Safety
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Gutter Cleaning Safety

When cleaning gutters it is important to adhere to correct safety procedures. This may prevent serious injury while working at heights. The first thing that needs to be addressed is are you comfortable working at heights. If you are not it is best to get someone else who is. Make sure you have the correct...

The Difference Between Asphalt Shingles and a Composition Roof
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The Difference Between Asphalt Shingles and a Composition Roof

Back in 1989 when I installed my first asphalt shingle there was many changes in the roofing manufacture sector. The end result was down-sizing the weight to accommodate a more flexible shingle. The old shingles in the USA were known as Asphalt roofing shingles or a standard strip 3-tab shingles. At that time there were...