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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

2014-05-27 23:13:35

Galvalock is a one piece, maintenance free, rot and rodent resistant soffit and fascia panel.

2014-05-27 23:01:24

Garland recently introduced a new restoration coating designed to extend the service life of existing metal roof and wall panel systems.

2014-05-22 16:22:09

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A national

2014-05-13 23:15:47

Roof Masters expands its roofing installation and repair services market due to an expected increase in demand, due to the harsh winter. Portland, Maine (PRWEB)

2014-05-01 23:12:09

The Canopy Warehouse online store announces an upgraded shipping calculator and a selection of new canopies available to buy online (PRWEB) May 01, 2014

2014-05-01 16:23:09

ECE technology provides consistent size and moisture reduction for recycled asphalt shingles KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Creates Energy, LLC ("ECE"),

2014-04-30 08:36:27

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Beloit based Apex Exteriors has taken the Owens Corning(TM) Roofing Preferred Contractor Shingle Recycling Pledge - announcing their

2014-04-22 12:33:04

Contractor and distributor video testimonials now on YouTube's IKO Roofing Channel KANKAKEE, IL, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a North American pioneer and global leader


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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