Latest Roofs Stories

2013-08-21 23:27:08

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. This shift has allowed the company to hit a significant milestone for Los Angeles and Orange County roofers with a half-million square feet of installed IB Roof Systems. San Pedro, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Since 1942, Chandler’s Roofing has remained at the forefront of modern roofing applications in Los Angeles and Orange...

2013-08-14 23:26:01

This junior-sized DIY Backsplash Kit comes with 8 square feet in two colors: Bamboo and Amazon Dark – the best-selling colors of the regular-sized DIY Backsplash Kit product line. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 DIY Backsplash Kit Lite Edition The amazing popularity of the peel and stick DIY Backsplash Kits has inspired MineralTiles.com to come up with a less hefty version of these kits: 8 square feet, instead of the regular 15 square feet. This junior-sized DIY Backsplash Kit comes...

2013-08-06 14:12:29

Green roofing brings considerable thermal advantages in places with mild winters and hot summers Aitor Erkoreka, a UPV/EHU lecturer and researcher, has shown that green roofs are ideal for places where it is very hot in summer. So, by means of these claddings less air conditioning is needed than with conventional roofs; the same degree of comfort is achieved and therefore energy consumption is reduced. However, a suitable irrigation system is essential to obtain good results. Having...

2013-08-03 23:00:27

TrustedConsumerReview, the premier online rating and reviews agency, is pleased to announce Anchor Roofing as the best Morristown flat roofing company. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 TrustedConsumerReview is pleased to announce Anchor Roofing, as the best online Morristown flat roofing company. TrustedConsumerReview is the premier online rating and review agency, reviewing numerous products, services, and companies. Among all the Morristown flat roofing companies, Anchor...

2013-07-24 23:23:58

After a car went airborne, traveling over 110mph on a country road, and flew through the metal roof of the garage, Classic Metal Roofs was contracted to replace the aluminum shingle roofing system that had been on the house for only six years. South Hadley, MA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Classic Metal Roofs, LLC, one of New England’s most respected residential metal roofing contractors, announces they were contracted to install a new metal roof on a Massachusetts home after a horrific and...

2013-07-23 23:00:48

TrustedConsumerReview Announces Anchor Roofing & Construction as the best Long Valley Roofing company New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 TrustedConsumerReview is pleased to announce Anchor Roofing & Construction as the best Long Valley roofing company. While there are a plethora of Long Valley roofing companies, no other company delivers the quality, and results, that Anchor Roofing & Construction does. Of the dozens of construction companies audited, no other company...

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...

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
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.