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.
The ungainly and inefficient solar roof cells of the past are just that. Solar power is now poised to take off some of the burden placed on our nation’s power grid, as Sharp’s roof modules show.
Appearing in the May 2007 issue of Professional Builder magazine, here are a few roofing and siding products available from Crane, Owens Corning, Royal Moldings, CertainTeed and others.