The beloved architectural style known as Craftsman has undeniably British roots, yet it’s unmistakably American, from Oregon to Alabama to Illinois. Might that explain its enduring appeal?
Homeowners need well-made and properly installed roofing to protect their homes. Knowing that you're secure from the elements is an important part of being comfortable in your home, perhaps the most important part. A roof that can be easily maintained is essential not only for safety, but also for energy conservation and an aesthetically appealing home.
GAF Monaco lifetime designer shingles
GAF’s Monaco Lifetime Designer Shingles replicate the beauty of European tile roofing in a budget-friendly, easy-to-install asphalt shingle.
NRCA has released Employment Law: A Legal Guide for Roofing Contractors, Second Edition, which provides an overview of the most pertinent federal employment laws applicable to roofing contractors.
The National Roofing Contractors Association’s update of its Guidelines for Roof Systems With Rooftop Photovoltaic Components is now available.
Bellaforte Shake Roofing Tiles
Multi-width Bellaforte Shake polymer roofing tiles from DaVinci Roofscapes come in eight different profiles that replicate real cedar shakes.
Two-thirds of Florida roofs have been updated since 2002, according to BuildFax’s Florida Roof Age Report.
The condition and structure of a roof can help assess storm-related damages on a residential building, writes Thomas Mierzwa, a civil-structural engineer.
Several groups including public adjusters, the Merlin Law Group — a Florida law firm specializing in disputes between homeowners and insurance companies — and United Policyholders — a non-profit consumer advocacy group — oppose “storm chaser” legislation in the Colorado Senate.
Kentucky’s “storm chaser” law to protect consumers from shady roofing contractors that move into areas hit by severe storms goes into effect in July.
This engineered ventilation system is designed specifically for balanced intake and exhaust airflow in steep-sloped roofs.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a Neenah, Wisc.-based contracting firm for six alleged safety violations for failing to protect workers from falls.