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

Cool Series Shingles

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...]

4 Effective Ways to Increase Your Attic’s Insulation


Without proper and sufficient attic insulation, constant weather shifts will still cause you and your family discomfort even if you have a high-quality roofing system. This problem may also lead to mold growth and increased energy costs. Let Barnhouse Exteriors, one of the most sought-after roofing companies in the area, provide four tips on increasing your attic insulation efficiency. … [Read more...]

Things to Include in a Flashing Inspection Checklist


Flashings pertain to metal pieces which are usually used to cover curved or interrupted portions of your roofing system. They help block water intrusion, preventing potential damage to your home. They are important components of your roof, which is why it's essential to have them maintained regularly. Let Barnhouse Exteriors, your trusted roofing contractor, share what comprises a proper inspection flashings checklist. … [Read more...]