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Terry Anderson, owner of TRA Snow and Sun, has been awarded a US Patent for a clamp-on bracket used in retaining snow or attaching solar panels on metal roofs. American
IRE Product Introductions Give Contractors Enhanced Roofing Solutions Designed to Protect and Sell LAS VEGAS, Feb.
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Fas-Fit Trim Supply, LLC announces the rollout of their new product line. Duncanville, Texas (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Never replace soffit and fascia
Faux grass tiles are popular in many indoor athletic facilities. Milltown, WI (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Greatmats, an online dealer of specialty flooring,
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,
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...
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...
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...