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2014-06-29 23:01:09

Housing construction and renovation spending will gradually expand, fuelling demand for asphalt shingles and roofing products.

2014-06-24 08:33:34

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-06-20 12:24:40

Ja-Mar Is Ready To Serve Those In Need With Damage From Texas Storms AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A large wind / hail storm rolled through Texas on June 12,

2014-06-12 16:27:29

Voting now open at noroofleftbehind.com AUSTIN, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lon Smith Roofing today announced four finalists have been selected in its 1(st) annual No Roof Left

2014-06-12 16:22:21

BALTIMORE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you want to change the world -- as the old adage goes -- the best place to start is your own backyard. Octogenarian Dr.

Architect Reveals 'Green Roofs' Need Not Go To Great Depths To Work
2014-06-10 03:15:13

Architectural researcher to tell global conferees how 'living roofs' help build better cities

2014-06-04 12:23:04

- See it at InterSolar North America, Booth 9138 - AGAWAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMG Roofing Products of Agawam, Massachusetts has introduced the PowerGrip Plus Roof

2014-05-30 23:16:58

LenoRF, a world-leading electrical accessory manufacturer, has recently announced its new collection of lightning protectors. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 LenoRF,

2014-05-28 23:16:43

The lightweight, multi-layer waterproofing system recently introduced by Garland Canada forms a rubber-like monolithic membrane over existing metal surfaces, protecting against UV damage and deterioration


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
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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