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2014-05-20 16:28:39

Latest video uploaded to IKO's YouTube Roofing Channel urges homeowners to check for possible problems KANKAKEE, IL, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO - a North American pioneer and global leader in the roofing materials business recently created and posted a brand-new video to the company's proprietary channel on YouTube, the world's largest video-sharing site. Marketing Director, Carol Perkins, urges every homeowner living in an area affected by this winter's exceptionally frigid...

2014-03-12 08:33:35

Despite good intentions, most media coverage on ice dams misguided, can actually make problems worse CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This winter has been a record-breaker, but few homeowners know what they can do about it. Roof snowmelt re-freezing at the eaves (called "ice dams") is a problem for many homes. It causes structural damage to roofs and walls every winter. And with more snow on the way, the immediate question is, what can a homeowner do about it? (Photo:...

2013-12-13 23:27:34

Ice dams are a very real threat during the cold weather months. A water restoration provider explains the causes and the fix. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration services in the United States, is offering recommendations to property owners on how to best handle ice dams that may occur on residential and commercial roofing structures. Ice dams typically are not discovered until long after they have...

2013-11-06 23:01:21

Amica Insurance is offering some tips to help prevent ice dams and the costly damage they can create. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 As colder temperatures set in, the appearance of snow and ice is on the horizon. That’s why Amica Insurance is offering some tips to help prevent ice dams and the costly damage they can create. According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), ice dams form when heat from the inside of the house enters the attic and warms...

2013-10-08 23:31:58

With a wet and cold winter expected, Connecticut Gutter & Exteriors, a full service gutter cleaning company serving all of Connecticut and parts of Westchester County, is seeing a dramatic rise in requests for commercial and residential gutter cleaning quotes. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 With a wet and cold winter expected, Connecticut Gutter & Exteriors, a full service gutter cleaning company serving all of Connecticut and parts of Westchester County, is seeing a...

2013-01-25 23:00:40

Focus on Energy urges area homeowners to protect their homes against ice damming. Focus On Energy Offers tips on how to avoid Ice Damming Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Take Action Against Ice Dams Focus on Energy urges area homeowners to protect their homes against ice damming. Wisconsin´s winter weather generally supplies the snow and cold. As little as one or two inches of snow accumulation on a roof coupled with sub“freezing and above“freezing...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

Reroof America Management, the parent company of Reroof America Contractors OK, Reroof America Corporation AZ, Reroof America LA, Reroof America IL, Reroof America MO, Reroof America MN, Reroof America CO, and Reroof America TX LLC suggests the top 10 mistakes you can make during the winter that can ruin your roof. Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 In preparation for the winter and holiday season Reroof America Management, the parent company of Reroof America Corporation and Reroof...

2011-12-15 08:00:00

Terry Anderson, President of TRA-MAGE in American Fork Utah, receives his second patent for a new roof product - The Ridge Riser®. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 Most people don't bother to look up at their roof except to hang their Christmas lights. However, if a piece of roofing material ever hit you in the face or snow and ice crashed down on your head, you might look up a little more often. Terry Anderson, President of TRA-MAGE in American Fork, Utah, is making it...

2011-03-04 08:21:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather has been particularly harsh this year throughout much of the United States and Canada. With this brutal winter weather comes a relatively poorly understood roofing problem that can end up costing thousands of dollars in roof repairs: ice dams. The problem usually occurs between January and early March when snow and several days of freezing temperatures combine to create the conditions that allow for ice build-up, and then rapid...

2011-03-01 10:30:00

BELFAIR, Wash., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even after digging out from this year's record-setting snow and ice storms, many homeowners are still dealing with the aftermath. Others are hoping to prevent future damage to their homes. Snow and ice can result in major roofing problems, including ice dams, leaking and collapse. Snow and ice on a roof exert vertical loads that can cause a roof to sag, or fail. Although powdery snow weighs little, slushy, wet snow can weigh over...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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