Roofing

IBS/KBIS 2015: Day 3 Product Finds
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IBS/KBIS 2015: Day 3 Product Finds

Editors Lauren Hunter, Laura McNulty, and Craig Webb wrap up their time on the... Read more

IBS/KBIS 2015: Day 2 Product Picks
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IBS/KBIS 2015: Day 2 Product Picks

Editors Lauren Hunter, Laura McNulty, and Tim Regan push farther into the show... Read more

Place 'Your Name Here' With MFM Co-Branding Initiative
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Place 'Your Name Here' With MFM Co-Branding Initiative

Roofing underlayments can feature your company logo and other info for all to see Read more

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Roof Flashing Mistakes to Avoid

No matter what the age of a building there is one simple universal truth: Water is a building's worst enemy. One of the most common places for water to penetrate a building? The roof. Here's how to make sure you flash a roof right so water doesn't get in. Read more

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20 Products You Might Not Know Are Made in the USA 20 Products You Might Not Know Are Made in the USA

Using combinations of local materials and local labor, many products you use are made right here in the States. Read more

Homeowners Seeking ‘Last Roof’ Drive Metal Sales
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Homeowners Seeking ‘Last Roof’ Drive Metal Sales

After a lull brought on by the recession, the growth of metal roofing seems set to... Read more

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Bad Roof Installations Offer Benefits—for Other Contractors

When roofing contractors screw up, two things happen: the industry gets a bad name and competent contractors get more work. REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR blogger Mike Damora knows—he sees it all the time. Read more

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Roof Venting in a Wet Climate

Reroofing a house on a barrier island off the East Coast presents some unique venting and moisture challenges. Building expert Paul Fisette offers up some tips to prevent mold growth and keep moisture out of the attic in this question and answer section. Read more

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Why Smart Roofers Do Attic Inspections Why Smart Roofers Do Attic Inspections

At Russell Roofing in Pennsylvania, the salespeople/estimators do something unusual: They include an attic inspection with every sales call. Most roofers feel that checking out the roof surface provides what they need to prepare an estimate. But replacement contractors who add an attic inspection to the list cite many other benefits—including a competitive advantage. Read more

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Why Smart Roofers Do Attic Inspections

If you don't currently do attic inspections as part of your process for selling a roofing project, you could be setting your customers up for a big increase in costs. An attic inspection will not only yield important information about the state of the roof, it will also set your company apart from the competition. Read more

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