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Water damage is a year round threat.
With a wet and cold winter expected, Connecticut Gutter & Exteriors, a full service gutter cleaning company serving all of Connecticut and parts of Westchester County, is seeing a dramatic
EcoFoil, an e-commerce retailer of reflective insulation, adds new categories to blog to answer common questions and provide expert advice to customers Urbana,
Garland’s Clear-Shield Rx™ coating is the roofing industry’s first clear-acrylic, non-toxic technology designed to provide rooftops with at least twelve months of antimicrobial roof protection.
Clear-Shield Rx™ coating from Garland is the roofing industry’s first non-toxic, clear-acrylic, technology designed to provide rooftops with at least twelve months of antimicrobial roof protection.
Roof Solutions LLC launches their fully functional responsive website that will serve as an online portal for customers to connect with the company and obtain roofing repair, maintenance quotes
Chandler’s Roofing has long retired their low-slope roofing kettles and moved almost entirely to modern, Energy Star rated, single-ply PVC roofing membranes.
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...