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The Different Materials of Rain Gutters

The Different Materials of Rain Gutters

In Materials Sep 27, 2017

Gutters can be found in several materials, and not all of them perform in the same way. This article lists popular materials used in manufacturing gutters, in addition to their advantages and disadvantages.

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Top 10 Most Common Roof Shapes

Top 10 Most Common Roof Shapes

In Materials Sep 26, 2017

This article explores the 10 most common roof shapes in America, along with their pros, cons, and recommended materials used in constructing them.

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How to Keep Your Asphalt Shingles Free from Algae

How to Keep Your Asphalt Shingles Free from Algae

In Materials Apr 12, 2017

We explore the best strategy of halting algae growth and preventing it from contaminating your roof in the future. Keep your asphalt shingles looking fresh using these simple tips.

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Why Does Roof Pitch Matter?

Why Does Roof Pitch Matter?

In Materials Apr 12, 2017

Roof pitch doesn't just serve an aesthetic role, it plays a practical role in the roof's installation and insulation processes. Find out how!

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Rubber (EPDM) Roofing: Is It for You?

Rubber (EPDM) Roofing: Is It for You?

In Materials Apr 12, 2017

What is rubber (EPDM) roofing? Does it offer an affordable and reliable alternative to other performance rated roofing systems? Discover how your home can benefit from this powerful material.

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What You Need to Know About Asphalt Shingles

What You Need to Know About Asphalt Shingles

In Materials Apr 12, 2017

For a summary of the types, advantages, and prices of asphalt shingle roofs, read this article.

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The Difference Between Cedar Shakes & Shingles

The Difference Between Cedar Shakes & Shingles

In Materials Apr 12, 2017

Some confusion does circulate first-time roof buyers when it comes to choosing between cedar shakes and shingles. Here's how to distinguish them and what they both have to offer.

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