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timthumb (1)Flat Roofs

An Intro to Membranes: Roof membranes make a roof system water tight. It is installed over the insulation (see image). In some systems, a roof membrane may be installed right over a …


timthumb (3)Sloped Roofs

The terms low slope and steep slope best describe term roof slope. The slope of a roof is grade of the roof or how much a roof slants. A low slope roof is one that has a slope of less than 3 inches per foot. This means that …


timthumb (5)Roofing Terms

Asphalt: Is an bituminous water proofing agent that is applied to roofing materials during the manufacturing. Back Surfacing: Is a fine mineral that is applied to the back side of shingles to keep them from sticking. Base flashing: That portion of the flashing …


timthumb (2)Low Slope Roofs

There are two kinds of roofs: low slope and steep slope. Low slope roofs are normally found on commercial and industrial types buildings, as an example factories and warehouses. But many apartment buildings and townhouses …


timthumb (4)New vs Re-Roofing

A roofing system can be installed on a new or existing building. Roofing a new building is called new construction. An entire roof will be assembly is installed from the deck up. When …


timthumb (6)Roofing Maintenance

A proven and very cost effective way to extend the life span of your roof. Every roof is exposed to extreme and relentless natural forces: the sun’s heat and UV rays, thermal shock, building movement …