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Galvanizing, or galvanization to give it full name, applies a coat of protective zinc coating to steel and iron to prevent rusting. The hot dip proces...
Roof Edges and Poor Eaves Trough Overhangs20220516060826

Roof Edges and Poor Eaves Trough Overhangs

(Image Copyright May Only Be Reused With Permission from Valiant Exteriors) We completed an eaves trough job the other day where the roof overhang was...
What Rooftop Solar Panels May Conceal20220510025637

What Rooftop Solar Panels May Conceal

It’s fairly easy to cursorily inspect an asphalt tile roof from the ground, if it is not covered with snow and you have 20:20 clear vision. However, t...
Why Roof Overhangs are Essential20220503074437

Why Roof Overhangs are Essential

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An adequate roof overhang is an essential part of weatherproofing any home. Older buildings often have generous ones that contribute to their overall ...
Effect of UV Radiation on Exterior Sealants20220426025303

Effect of UV Radiation on Exterior Sealants

Roof and siding installers should choose exterior sealants that blend in with the job. And that’s important because otherwise their projects would loo...
Ups and Downs of Metal Siding20220419010045

Ups and Downs of Metal Siding

Metal siding is chic and cool wrapped up in style. There’s no doubt about its ability to make a fashion statement. It immediately presents itself as a...
What Oil Canning Is & Preventing It20220411072007

What Oil Canning Is & Preventing It

Did you ever wonder how easily an empty oil can distorts under pressure from your thumb? This is a characteristic of all thin metal sheet of which kit...
Drain Flat Roof Water With Scuppers20220405021801

Drain Flat Roof Water With Scuppers

Scuppers were originally openings in bulwarks on decks of sailing ships, draining water falling from crashing waves in storms. This kept the water awa...
Warning Signs Of Cedar Wood Cupping20220329021504

Warning Signs Of Cedar Wood Cupping

Natural wood is an organic material, and never 100% waterproof unlike fiber cement and vinyl. Cedar wood may be exceptionally hard and dense, but prol...
Debris in Eaves Troughs and Down Spouts20220322020946

Debris in Eaves Troughs and Down Spouts

Debris in eaves troughs and down spouts can be a real pain, especially when they are up there out of easy reach. A call-out to clear them can turn out...
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