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2013-06-14 23:04:53

Rely Roofing, a St. Louis-based flat roofing specialist, cites the St. Louis storm season as one of the most important times of the year to have a professional gutter cleaning of your residential, industrial or professional building. Rely Roofing is currently offering new customers a gutter cleaning, at no charge. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 For 37 years, Rely Roofing has served the St. Louis area´s locally owned and operated flat-roofed businesses. Currently, Rely Roofing is...

2013-06-13 23:26:55

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia Real Estate company is suggesting tips for home maintenance this summer. Burke, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 With the pools now open, summer is officially here. Between trips to the pool and beach to cool off, don´t neglect a roasting house. A home's exterior can suffer from the increased pressures and stresses that come with summer temperatures. High humidity mixed with high heat can be a catalyst for mold and mildew growth. Pasquali Realty...

2013-06-11 23:18:11

Sika Sarnafil is the first manufacturer to attain platinum certification to the NSF/ANSI 347 Sustainability Standard for single ply roofing membranes. CANTON, MA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, is the first manufacturer to achieve platinum certification to the NSF/ANSI 347 Sustainability Assessment for Single Ply Roofing Membranes for their S327 and G410 roofing membranes. NSF/ANSI 347 is the leading...

2013-06-02 23:16:39

KTM Roofing has updated its website with new information about the hail storm from March of 2013. The storm impacted many homes south of I-20 in metro Atlanta. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 A large hail storm hit metro Atlanta on March 18, 2013. KTM Roofing has published updated homeowner information on their website. The information is designed to educate homeowners about the risks of hail and provide tips to diagnose the signs of damage. The hail from the March 18th storm, named...


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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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.