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Algae Resistant Roof Shingles

Posted on: February 3, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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Algae Resistant Roof Shingles Many homeowners are burdened with unwelcome house guests every year. It’s not the kind of guests that you’re thinking of, however, as this guest doesn’t enter the home. It invites itself to sit on your roof and causes unsightly discoloration. It’s algae and it effects a lot of homeowners, particularly those who live in areas of high humidity. Algae, however, doesn’t discriminate against those who don’t live in highly humid climates. It will attach Continue Reading ...

Estimating Roof Price

Posted on: February 1, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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Estimating Roof Price As with any major job that needs doing to the house one of the most important factors that is likely to play on your mind is the cost. Roof price is made up of several factors, that we discuss below, and you should always be careful that you aren’t compromising quality or service in order to lower the roof price by a few dollars. Many roofing contractors will provide similarly price quotes but you should always ensure that you are comparing them on a like for like Continue Reading ...

Jeepneys the Backbone of the Philippine Transport System

Posted on: January 30, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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Jeepneys the Backbone of the Philippine Transport System No matter where you go in the world, each destination or country you visit, has something uniquely there own. They can range from landmarks, both manmade and natural, right the way through to transportation. For example, kangaroos are synonymous with Australia, Big Ben with Great Britain, cigars in Cuba. Now one of the things that sets the Philippines apart from all other countries, is one of there many forms of transport, in Continue Reading ...

Shingling a Roof

Posted on: January 28, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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Shingling a Roof Shingling or roofing a house is a major undertaking for a homeowner and extreme caution is required. This said, a Do-It-Yourselfer homeowner can shingle or roof their own home with a little knowledge and the right tools. Required Tools In order to roof a house properly and safely the following tools are needed: Ladders, Roof Jacks, Hammer, Carpenters Knife, Chalk Line, and preferably a compressor or nail gun. Estimating Materials Typically the roof is measured in squares, Continue Reading ...

Million Solar Roof Initiative – U.S. Department of Energy

Posted on: January 21, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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The U.S. Department of Energy has been given a mission of reducing fossil fuel dependence and pollution in the country. Its answer is the Million Solar Roof Initiative. Million Solar Roof Initiative – U.S. Department of Energy For the past 20 years, the Department of Energy has been trying to motivate private industry to go solar. This motivation, however, has primarily been in the form of providing free education on solar platforms and how to install them on homes, buildings and power Continue Reading ...

The Scrub-Free Way To A Mildew-Free Home

Posted on: January 13, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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The Scrub-Free Way To A Mildew-Free Home Mold and mildew can make the exterior of your home look dirty and unattractive-and if left unchecked, can damage paint, wood and siding. Unfortunately, removing mildew used to mean countless hours of scrubbing or power washing-only to have it return the next year. Fortunately, those days are gone! Thanks to products specifically formulated to effectively kill mold and mildew-and prevent it from coming back-there's a scrub-free way to a mildew-free Continue Reading ...

Plywood Siding: A Good Alternative

Posted on: January 9, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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Plywood Siding: A Good Alternative Plywood siding is also a good alternative for your siding needs at home. These are attractive as well, and may be painted with the colors you want it to have. These are made with overlapped panels being laid perpendicularly, the resulting material – which is plywood have grains going opposite direction giving it some degree of strength. What is important though with plywood siding is to treat it with water proofing procedures appropriate for its Continue Reading ...

Plastic Wall Cladding Has Several Advantages Over Other Cladding Materials

Posted on: January 7, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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Plastic Wall Cladding Has Several Advantages Over Other Cladding Materials External plastic wall cladding is used to provide weather protection for walls. Wall cladding made of PVC, for example, can protect walls not only against dampness but also against breakdown from UV light. Additionally, accumulated dirt can be cleaned much more easily from a plastic surface compared to other wall exteriors such as brick and wood. This means that it is easier to keep plastic clad premises looking new Continue Reading ...

Roofing Insurance Considerations

Posted on: January 4, 2023 by in Uncategorized
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Roofing Insurance Considerations You should be under no illusions; roofing can be a dangerous job. Working at such heights and often in some fairly extreme conditions means that workers are put at risk on a fairly regular basis. If a company is held liable for any injuries or accidents to workers then without worker’s compensation insurance they may be forced to pay out a large amount of money from their own pockets. For small roofing firms this can lead to financial ruin. Roofing Continue Reading ...