There is no legal requirement to wear hard hats on roof tops as long as the risk assessment clearly defines no hazard of bumping your head, hard hats…

Roofs and roofing

According to most roof warranties, snow should be shoveled off roofs before it reaches a depth of 2′; however, local snow removal companies may suggest sticking to the…

Roofs and roofing

The best temperatures for roof installation is between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. It becomes too cold to roof your home when the temperature drops below 40° F….

Roofs and roofing

Traditionally, condensation is managed by insulating the metal roof so that the panel temperature never reaches the dew point. This is often accomplished using vinyl-backed fiberglass insulation to…

Roofs and roofing

In most cases, you won’t usually need planning permission to install a roof lantern. … The roof lantern must not protrude any higher than 150mm from the existing…

Roofs and roofing

An Arizona Roof can last anywhere from 10 – 50 years depending on the roof systems you have installed on your home or building. For example, Tile Roofs…

Roofs and roofing

Wood and slate shingles and clay tiles were the predominant roofing choice until the mid-19th century, when metal and bituminous roofing systems made low-slope applications possible. During the…

Roofs and roofing

Depending on the type of roof material used, the number of layers added to a roof range from two to three times. House roofs should never exceed three…

Roofs and roofing

EPDM is massively energy efficient. In studies, Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that ballasted EPDM roofs have similar energy savings to reflective cool roofs—that is, they can reduce…

Roofs and roofing

How do I know what percentage of my roof is flat? If you’re unsure what percentage of your roof is flat, you can check the surveys you had…

Roofs and roofing