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2014-02-03 16:26:06

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent innovation from Huber Engineered Woods combines superior strength and stiffness, moisture resistance, and now a radiant heat barrier. The new ZIP System(®) radiant barrier is the only roof panel that incorporates the signature ZIP System(®) technology with radiant heat protection. "ZIP System is the fastest, best way to protect a home from moisture and heat. We're pleased to extend its value for builders and...

2014-02-02 23:01:41

Fas-Fit Trim Supply, LLC announces the rollout of their new product line. Duncanville, Texas (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Never replace soffit and fascia again and no more risk of deck lift. Galvalock is a one piece steel soffit/fascia panel that could actually save a roof during a hurricane, tornado or extreme wind event. This patented panel made of 26 gauge galvalume steel, actually fastens to the sidewall studs of a structure and the rafters on the roof to protect the decking from deck...

2014-01-31 23:32:05

Faux grass tiles are popular in many indoor athletic facilities. Milltown, WI (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Greatmats, an online dealer of specialty flooring, has introduced an artificial tile for indoor athletic activities such as soccer. Tiles are interlocking puzzle tiles with a dense EVA foam backing that provides cushion for activities. Artificial Turf Tiles are designed for heavy traffic in homes or commercial facilities. The tile measures 18.5" x 18.5". They are 3/4"...

2014-01-31 23:01:04

Ferrimy Construction Inc., a leading roofer in Boston, MA, provides helpful tips on keeping a roof in good shape, helping stay warm, and save money this season. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Roofing contractors in Boston, MA will all agree that the roof on someone’s home is one of the most important parts of the building. Improperly insulating and maintained roofs cause all sorts of problems for homeowners. From skyrocketing heating bills to interior water damage, a roof that is...

2014-01-29 23:33:39

Insulation Stop, the nation’s leading provider of radiant barriers and reflective bubble foil insulation is pleased to announce the federal registration of the company’s InfraStop® line of reflective insulation. This certificate of registration from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Reg. No. 4,440,101 and 4,447,276 ensures Insulation Stop’s exclusive use of the InfraStop® name. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Insulation Stop has supplied radiant barrier...

2014-01-23 16:26:56

Cambridge HD Sedona shingles has the competition covered in latest 'on the job' study KANKAKEE, IL, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a North American pioneer and global leader in the roofing materials business, recently uploaded an exciting new video to the company's proprietary YouTube channel. Video spokesman and IKO's Manager of Sales & Contractor Development, John DeRosa, sets the scene for the time and materials study that follows on the site in a suburb of Toronto,...

2014-01-22 20:22:37

Dallas Roofing Construction, located in Dallas, TX announces the unveiling of their new responsive mobile website design. This new web design features the most cutting edge design elements aided in enhancing the viewing experience of its visitors. DALLAS, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Roofing Construction, located in Dallas, TX announces the unveiling of their new responsive mobile website design. This new web design features the most cutting edge design elements aided in...

2014-01-10 12:26:07

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International ("Lincoln"), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW), a leading producer of light building products and heavy construction materials, has acquired an 80% equity interest in the business of Roof Tile, Inc., a leading manufacturer of concrete roof tiles and related accessories under the Entegra brand name ("Entegra Roof Tile" or the "Company"). In addition to...

2013-12-26 23:04:26

Jurin Roofing Services announces the addition of a new roofing installation technology for a fumeless, less disruptive roof installation along with greater wind resistance and less man labor hours. Quakertown, PA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Jurin Roofing Services, Inc. has announced that they have added the V2T Technology Roofing System to their line of products they are licensed and approved to install. This new roofing technology allows for a fumeless roof installation with higher wind...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'