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NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MidSouth Construction LLC, headquartered in Nashville, TN, has just launched their new website,
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
KTM Roofing has updated its website with new information about the hail storm from March of 2013.
Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.