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Flat Roofing 101: What You Need to Know Beforehand

Posted by ben sarlin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, In : Roofing 

Flat roofs - they are a familiar sight throughout the US where they are a preferred choice of roofing malls, warehouses, office or apartment structures and schools. But if you aren’t in the construction sector or haven’t participated in their construction, then you probably know a little about these low slope roofs.

What is a flat roof?

A flat-roofed structure, though it differs from its pitched nemesis, comes with a lot of unique characteristics. The roof lies horizontally across the t...


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Roofing 101: How To Deal With Ice Damming

Posted by Home Boy Service on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, In : Roofing 
Home Improvement nightmares can be avoided with proper maintenance.. Serious issues like ice damming can ruin the exterior of a home if you roofing system is up to par. Homeowners can save a lot on post-winter repairs from the damming that could have nonetheless be prevented. The following are expert tips on how to address ice dams on your own to avoid further roofing and gutter issues:
  • Act fast even during heavy snow – The thing about ice dams is that they accumulate very quickly. Your ...


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