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How to Patch a Leaky Shipping Container Roof

How to Patch a Leaky Shipping Container Roof

In an earlier article we looked at elastomeric roof coatings like Kool Seal to perform some preventative maintenance and to seal small pin holes on shipping container roofs. In addition, the light color roof coatings also reduce the heat island effect and the heat...

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Roofing: A Guide to Lead Valley Installation

Roofing: A Guide to Lead Valley Installation

Roof valleys are a frequent source of leaks in older houses. Installation procedures differ depending on the roof type and materials used. We will look here at the basic installation of an open lead lined roof valley.A roof valley is basically a gutter set between two...

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How to Make Your Own Clay Roof Tiles

How to Make Your Own Clay Roof Tiles

All too often we tend to look at manufactured products today, and just assume that they were made using some type of complex machinery or, processes that are out of our reach. The truth is however, that quite often this just isn't so, and clay roof tiles are a fine...

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Roof Shingle Wind Damage – Clearing Up the Confusion

Roof Shingle Wind Damage – Clearing Up the Confusion

You may think that wind has not damaged your roof if you don't see any shingles blown off. Think again. Wind can cause a multitude of damages to your roof that will decrease its life and leave it susceptible to leaks and further damage. And you may never even know...

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Nonflammable Thatched Roofs

Nonflammable Thatched Roofs

The potential flammability of the thatched (or any other natural material, e.g. wood shingles) roofing is frequently a reason why the homeowners do not decide to thatch their houses.They are right - reed is flammable...and they are wrong - we live now in times when...

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Top Roofing Contractor Qualities To Look For

Top Roofing Contractor Qualities To Look For

A leak in the roof can hardly be ignored. If you are not a trained professional, repairing that leak can end as a dangerous defeat. Hiring a repair contractor should be based on trust and the quality of their previous work. Your roof protects you and your family and...

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The Best Roofing System TPO, EPDM or PVC

The Best Roofing System TPO, EPDM or PVC

If you continue to be in the industry for a new roof, afterwards you potentially comprehended actually quickly that there are a large amount of alternatives to pick from. You are a business or homeowner looking to install a new flat roof; you have a number of choices...

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