Roofing

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.



Features
May 31, 2012

The condition and structure of a roof can help assess storm-related damages on a residential building, writes Thomas Mierzwa, a civil-structural engineer.

Features
May 23, 2012

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.

Features
May 18, 2012

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.

Products
May 01, 2012

This engineered ventilation system is designed specifically for balanced intake and exhaust airflow in steep-sloped roofs.

Features
April 02, 2012

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.

CertainTeed Landmark Pro Asphalt Roofing Shingle

CertainTeed Landmark Pro Asphalt Roofing Shingle

Products
March 23, 2012

CertainTeed’s new asphalt roofing shingle, Landmark Pro, offers more weathering asphalt for added protection compared to entry-level Landmark shingles.

Features
March 22, 2012

Numerous contractors are allegedly doing work without permits in San Antonio, Texas.

Features
March 22, 2012

Burbank, Calif., residents who have yet to comply with an ordinance passed 20 years ago requiring them to remove their wood roofs are getting a two-year reprieve.

Features
March 12, 2012

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released A Roofing Professional's Guide to LEED to help roofing professionals who want to learn more about the roofing-specific issues related to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system.

Features
March 07, 2012

The Hernando County (Florida) Housing Authority will propose a new program to provide no-interest loans to homeowners who might otherwise land in foreclosure.

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