roofs – On the House

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  • davinci roofscapes
    DaVinci Roofscapes: Top 2020 Residential Roofing Projects

    Reroofing a Frank Lloyd Wright Home Racine, Wisconsin Located on the shore of Lake Michigan sits a home designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905. The stucco finish front, intricately detailed windows and breathtaking waterfront...

    • Posted January 27, 2021
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  • rain barrel, harvesting water
    Collecting Rainwater from Roofs

    Saving rainwater isn’t just about reducing water bills. It’s about conserving natural resources. With so much water coming out of the sky during the first part of this year, now is the ideal time to consider harvesting...

    • Posted April 16, 2017
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  • Hiring a roofing contractor – some tips to keep in mind.

    In this hour, The Carey Brothers discuss some things to keep in mind when hiring a roofing contractor, plus tips for tight miters.

    • Posted July 2, 2016
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  • Sashco Big Stretch
    Caulking: An Ounce of Prevention Can Keep Your Home from Rotting

    Homes move. And when they move, gaps can occur near window and door frames, at concrete foundations, where brick meets siding and about a thousand-and-one other areas in and around a home. Gaps can start out small...

    • Posted May 22, 2016
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  • Davinci Roofs
    Home Design Tips for Baby Boomers

    There are about 76.4 million Baby Boomers in the US, according to the Population Reference Bureau. As this population ages, it will become important that features on their houses promote safety, are easy-to-maintain, and last a long...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Anatomy Of A Pitched Roof

    Every winter, across the nation, housing-news headlines always read the same! “Roof Leaks Cause of Major Damage.” “Ceilings, Walls, Furniture and Floors Ruined.” So, how do you prevent your home from becoming “newsworthy”? Well, you might never...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • Curb Appeal Month
    Fypon Launches Second Annual National Curb Appeal Month in August

    Fypon, a leader in the synthetic millwork industry, will once again shine the spotlight on the benefits of curb appeal for the home during the Second Annual “National Curb Appeal Month” celebration in August of 2015. The...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • rooftop color trend to gray
    Going Gray on Top

    Trending color for rooftops Home exteriors should take a hint from some of Hollywood’s silver foxes — and go gray on top. That’s the advice of color expert Kate Smith with Sensational Color. “Gray is the ‘in’...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • how to avoid ice dams on roofs
    Winter Problems: Ice Dams

    From the California side of the Rockeys to Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes to New York harbor, their is a common winter condition that often only gets discussed after a major roof leak occurs. Do you know what it...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • deciphering roofing ads
    Reading the Ads – Deciphering the Details

    Question Could you tell me about the product described in the enclosed advertisement, or is it just another scam? Mike Answer Lets study the advertisement section by section, then you can make your own decision both about...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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