Asphalt Roofing Shingles: 5 Noteworthy Innovations


Asphalt shingles have been the undisputed, number one roofing choice in America for a while now. Recent reports show that they’re the dominant, steep-slope product with 81% of the market share. Being available in the industry for over 125 years, they’ve experienced several innovations over the decades. … [Read more...]

Three-Tab Shingles: Affordable, Efficient Roofing

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Three-tab shingles remain one of the most popular shingle systems for residential homes, and many roofing contractors recommend them if you’re looking for a system that’s both affordable and efficient. Though three-tab shingles are considered a “basic” roofing system, they hold their own against even higher-rated roofing systems. … [Read more...]

The Importance Of Proper Attic Ventilation

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Both residential and commercial properties use a wood-framed design with asphalt shingle roofing, an enclosed attic, and rafters. Unvented attics are growing in popularity as contemporary designs become the trend, but should you make the switch? Read on as Barnhouse Exteriors discusses the importance of proper attic ventilation. … [Read more...]

Timberline® Cool Series Shingles Helps You Cut Energy Costs

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Thinking of how to increase your home’s comfort and energy efficiency this summer? Our team at Barnhouse Exteriors suggests installing GAF’s Timberline® Cool Series Shingles. They aren’t just attractive to look at, but they’re also guaranteed to help you lower your energy bill. Read on as our roofers discuss more. … [Read more...]

A Primer to The Green Roofing Revolution


Shingle Recycling is the process of collecting and sorting out reusable asphalt shingles from roof waste materials. These materials will be processed with grinding equipment into black granules that will be mixed with other materials used in making road surfaces. In the United States alone, eleven million tons of roof related wastes are produced every year and this is where shingle recycling comes along to play an important role. … [Read more...]

Safer Homes for Military Veterans by Owens Corning


Through the collaboration of Owens Corning with Habitat for Humanity, more military veterans will now have new roofs for their homes as part of the Roof Deployment Project. Owens Corning is a leader in the construction industry. Its team of Platinum Independent Contractors will continue to collaborate with Habitat for Humanity to give homes and hope for military veterans who defend our country with their lives. … [Read more...]