A Primer to The Green Roofing Revolution

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

The Qualifications of a GAF Master Elite™ Contractor

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Our designation as a GAF Master Elite™ contractor gives us the advantage of being among 3% of all roofing contractors across North America. Prestige aside, this designation also lets us offer exclusive benefits to homeowners. In this post, we share the qualifications of a GAF Master Elite contractor and the benefits of hiring one. … [Read more...]