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15
Mar

National Women in Roofing Tabs Florida Roofing CEO for Keynote Address

National Women in Roofing (NWIR) has announced CEO of Tampa-based North American Roofing Kelly Wade will be the keynote speaker at the networking and mentoring reception during the 2018 International Roofing Expo (IRE.) The address and event will include a question and answer with Wade following her presentation. Organizers of the event couldn’t be more thrilled with their keynote speaker. “We are thrilled to have Kelly share her story of…

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Red tile roof
01
Mar

Tesla Buffalo Factory Officially Begins Production of New Solar Roofing Tiles

The roofing industry has seen several changes over the last few decades but the most common types of roofs we have over our heads haven’t seen any dramatic shifts in around 100 years. That could change for both roofing contractors and homeowners once Tesla and other alternative energy companies make a big push for more solar roofing applications. How the roofing industry will shape out remains to be seen but…

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Working on a tile roof
15
Feb

Roofing Manufacturer GAF Adds National Nail’s Stinger Brand to “Tools4Success”

GAF is one of the largest shingle and roofing product manufacturer in the United States, National Nail is one of the leading manufacturers in nails and nailing technology. It’s not difficult to figure out that the two brands would easily get together and a partnership has now come to fruition. GAF will add National Nail’s Stinger brand of cap fastening equipment to its branded “Tools4Success” contractor and homeowner guide. The…

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Tile shingle roof
15
Jan

Can You Install Solar Panels Yourself?

The energy revolution is here and its known as solar. There are several types of alternative and environmentally-friendly energy sources, but the reliability and driving cost of solar make it one of the most popular on the market and the one with arguably the brightest future. You want to do the environmentally-conscious thing and have solar panels installed in your home, but you looked at a proposal cost from your…

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Working on a roof
01
Jan

Can You Replace Missing Roof Shingles?

To answer your question, yes. You should be concerned if it looks like a part of your roof is damaged. The roof is one of the most important protective elements and arguably the most important in keeping moisture out. When something may be wrong with your roof, you need to have the situation corrected immediately including missing shingles. Shingles may be torn off a roof from wind, ice dams, hail,…

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Thunderstorm
22
Aug

Why Does Colorado Get Thunderstorms in the Summer?

You step to the back porch of your Colorado ranch and look to the west with a heavy sigh. You can see dark storm clouds gathering, and you know they’re on the way to cause damage and chaos all over your property. Summer storms happen every year in Colorado, and they have the potential to damage homes and property with high winds, hail damage, and wildfires caused by lightening. If…

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Hail on roof
08
Aug

Is Hail Prevalent in South Denver?

You try to look over all the details when moving to a new area. This includes nearby amenities, school systems, and what the weather does. Some parts of the country are more likely to experience significant weather events that have the potential to damage your property – like hail storms. If you are relocating to the lovely area of South Denver you want to know what’s what with the weather…

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24
Apr

How to Prepare Your Property for Roof Replacement

The big day is coming up. Your roof was destroyed in a hailstorm so you’ve researched and picked out a local roofer, contacted your insurance company and filed a claim, chosen your shingles and colors, and now the day has come for your brand-new roof to be installed. Ideally, a roofing company will make your roof repair or replacement as easy on you as they possibly can, but there are…

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Calculating insurance costs
17
Apr

Should Roofers Handle Insurance Claims?

You want to get your money’s worth when choosing any service, including contractors and roofers. When picking a roofing contractor, you want a company that will take care of all the different facets of the job. When it comes to getting your roof repaired or replaced, there is a lot more to the job than shingles and nails. Many roof replacements are part of an insurance claim, and insurance claims…

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Denver
10
Apr

3 Facts to Know About Colorado Roofing

If you’ve lived in Colorado for a year, you know that the weather and outside elements can be quite unpredictable. This can cause an inconvenience in your daily life, but it has a much greater effect on the elements of your home, especially your roof. Roofs in Colorado can be subjected to a variety of different conditions across the year, so roofing in Colorado takes a bit more TLC. If…

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