Aluminum Roof Shingles offers safety benefits

Your home ought to resemble your very own manor, and that is why you have to ensure that it's all around protected against every possible risk. Dissimilar categories of roofing materials accompany distinctly different advantages with regards to wellbeing, and not all are equivalent as far as how they will expand your security. How the roofing helps you? The issue with numerous customary roofing materials is that they're effortlessly combustible and inclined to flooding. Some metal roofing supplies tend to do not have these issues. Aluminum material rules as among the most secure materials you can use for material. Overflowing is a problem with any material, yet less that with most ...

Comparison between roof pitch and flat pitch

comparison roof pitch and flat pitch

Various types of roofing systems are available. Generally, there are two choices when construction or building project is considered. They are flat roofing and pitched roofing. Each of them has got its own set of advantages and disadvantages. Pitched roofing- its advantages and disadvantages The roof pitch if constructed in a proper way can offer a longer lifespan than a flat pitch. The materials used for roof pitch are long-lasting and are challenging to the temperature. The rooms will not get affected due to the change of temperature. Roof pitch has got two slopes which meet at a point. It is constructed is such a way as to employ maximum loft area. The pitched roof offers great fle...

Roof Calculator and Price Per Square

Roof Calculator Writer 10               New ! Version 19, release date: February, 2019    All programs in one integrated package.  We have improved all our programs and put them into one package. Get a material list by entering a few numbers. A couple clicks enters your predefined price per square and your total price is produced. Click another button and produce proposals, invoices, change orders, certifications and letters. All documents and roof measurements are saved to one file.                       Version 6.4, release date: Oct...

Attic ventilation, moisture and hot air

About Attic Ventilation How do you get the moist air in the winter and the hot air in the summer out of your attic? Answer: lots of attic vents. You want to allow the moist air to escape, especially in winter time when the interior of the attic is warmer than the outside temperature. The moisture (humidity) will condense at a cool temperature. The homes constructed today are tighter and therefore trap more moisture and heat in the attic if not vented adequately. Building standards have sewn up the homes that we live in tighter than a drum. Surprisingly, standards of ventilation adopted in the 1930s are still in use today! Most homes are woefully under ventilated. Ventilation and roofing Vent...

Roofing Nail Specifactions

Roofing Nails Size Most Roofing nails have a large head diameter of 7/16 and are hot dipped galvanized or electrogalvanized to reduce rusting. Drywall nails have cupped head and are Phosphate coated to reduce rusting. Nail Size Nail Length Shank Diameter Head Diameter 2d 1" 0.070 11/64 3d 1-1/4" 0.085 13/64 4d  1-1/2" 0.1 1/4 5d 1-3/4" 0.1 17/64 6d 2" 0.115 17/64 7d 2-1/4" 0.115 17/64 8d 2-1/2" 0.131 9/32 9d 2-3/4" 0.131 9/32 10d 3" 0.148 5/16 12d 3-1/4" 0.148 5/16 16d 3-1/2" 0.162 11/32 20d 4" 0.195 13/32 30d 4-1/2" 0.210 7/16 40d 5" 0.230 15/32 50d 5-3/8" 0.250 1/2 60d 6" 0.260 17/32   ...

Roof Cleaning

cleaning roof shingles

New 4- Stage Roof Cleaning Roof cleaning is something that can transform an old tired roof to its former glory. Roof cleaning is undertaken as the initial stage of roof restoration however, sometimes with terracotta tiles, this is all that is required to change the look if your home completely. Stage 1 Over time moss and lichen can grow on terracotta tiles making the unsightly, with an overall dirty look.  Roof cleaning can restore them, back to their original condition. Stage 2 An environmentally friendly biodegradable sterilizing solution is applied to loosen the moss and lichen, and kill any spores that may be embedded in the tile. Be careful of harsh chemi...

Roof Restoration

Composition shingle roof and advantages

Cement Tile Roof Restoration Process With over 15 years experience in cement tile roof restoration, restoring iron and terracotta roof tiles, on the roof has developed a detailed seven stage restoration process.  Leaving your old tired roof looking like new at a fraction of the replacement cost.  With over 32 available colours and a 10 year manufacturers guarantee you can rest assured you roof has been restored to the highest possible standard. Firstly we replace all broken, cracked, chipped and defective tiles. This is done to ensure your roof is watertight prior to the roof cleaning. We then high pressure clean your complete roof. Once all the tiles and ridge caps hav...

Benefits of hiring commercial roof installation service agencies

commercial roof install service

No one can deny from the fact that roof is an important part of a building. It strengthens the building, enhances its beauty and protects the people residing inside it. Thus the roof should be strong and well-constructed. There are many such agencies in the market which offers the services for commercial roof installation. You must hire them as they are not only the experts in this field but can also help you the other aspects of home construction. In this article, we have included the reasons for hiring professional services for installing the roof. Use of high-quality roof material As the professional service providers work in this industry day and night, they have a better knowledge ...