Tag Archives: roofing

How to Install or Replace a Rounded Roof

Talk about rounding out your home’s design! A curved or conical roof adds an interesting architectural element to your home, bringing some historical authenticity to older homes, and a smooth, polished look to newer models. However, they come with their challenges as well. Roofing a curved roof takes skill and expertise—so you’ll want to choose...
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Maintaining Gutters and Downspouts

Have you ever wondered where all that water goes during heavy rainstorms, or once all the snow melts at the end of winter? On most homes, it doesn't run directly from the roofing to the ground. Instead, it first routes through a series of gutters and downspouts to direct the water away from basements, decking,...
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How Much Snow Can Your Roof Handle?

Juno, Markus, and Neptune. If cold weather and snow is a part of your winter experience, you'll recognize those as the names of winter storms that have made the 2014-2015 winter season one of the worst on record so far for many regions. Boston, Massachusetts, in particular, has gotten the brunt of each storm, resulting...
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What is Spanish Tile?

Many home construction materials are named after the places of their origin or their sources of inspiration. This is the case with Spanish tile. These tiles were manufactured in Spain centuries ago, and by the 17th century, Spain was exporting them to the Mediterranean and the rest of the known world.

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