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2015-05-21 08:26:08

ST. LOUIS, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- How often do you think about your home's roof? For most people, the answer is not much, at least until there is an obvious problem.

2015-05-20 20:23:00

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8kz94m/roof_coating) has announced the addition of the "Roof Coating

2015-05-13 23:04:39

Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, announced its list of Elite Roofing Contractor partners for 2015. CANTON,

2015-04-28 12:25:06

DALLAS, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Roof Coating Market by Type (Elastomeric, Bituminous, Tiles, Metals), Technology (Water Based, Solvent Based), Roof Type

2015-04-23 16:26:22

LONDON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Roofing products form the outermost layer of the building and are usually supported by an underlying structure.

2015-04-22 16:33:24

Leading manufacturer of roofing products announces brand-new line: Dynasty shingles with ArmourZone KANKAKEE, IL, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a global manufacturer of

2015-04-20 08:24:22

LENEXA, Kan., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 45th anniversary of Earth Day in 2015 puts a shining spotlight

2015-04-14 23:04:13

Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, announced the launch of the Sikaplan® Adhered System, a cost-effective PVC roofing membrane system

2015-03-26 23:17:04

General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) expands specialized roof repair division and local content

2015-03-11 23:14:38

Guard shelters that help secure residential developments should never be an afterthought.


Latest Roofs Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-10 10:05:27

When we think of thunderstorms we have to remember the deadliest part of those storms and that is the lightning that occurs with them. Lightning is found in many forms. The first type of lightning is known as cloud to cloud meaning that the electric charge travels from one cloud to the other. The second type of lightning is the Cloud to Air meaning the lighting moves from the cloud and enters the clear air of the sky. A third type of lightning is the cloud to ground. This is the most...

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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