Why Galvanized Steel Is Simply Better20220118031944

Why Galvanized Steel Is Simply Better

Customers often ask us whether galvanized steel, or stainless steel fittings are better. Stainless is more expensive, because it contains a minimum 11...
Venting Cathedral and Vaulted Ceilings20220111022400

Venting Cathedral and Vaulted Ceilings

Cathedral and vaulted ceilings do away with roof trusses to create open, airy spaces. They were a great innovation in the Middle Ages, enabling mighty...
Downspout Extensions to Protect Foundations20220104032707

Downspout Extensions to Protect Foundations

Drip lines beneath your eaves troughs, and water pooling above your foundations are indications something is wrong with your roof drainage system. The...
When Attic Ducting Starts Leaking20211228022352

When Attic Ducting Starts Leaking

When the ducting in your attic starts leaking, cracking, or whole joints pull away you could have several unfortunate events happening. This is becaus...
Are Hinged Downspouts Right for You?20211221015653

Are Hinged Downspouts Right for You?

A surprising amount of water flows down roofs to eaves troughs during heavy rain. In theory it disappears into down spouts and then drains that become...
Do Sawtooth Roofs Make Good Sense20211213061851

Do Sawtooth Roofs Make Good Sense

Sawtooth roofs present apparently simple opportunities to add light, and even fresh air to large enclosed spaces. Their historically industrial design...
Roof Overhangs Keep More Than Windows Dry20211207010851

Roof Overhangs Keep More Than Windows Dry

Allowing a roof to extend beyond the outer walls of a building, creates more than a pleasing architectural feature. It also shades the doors, and wind...
How Capillary Action Flows Moisture20211129075407

How Capillary Action Flows Moisture

Did you ever wonder why sand on the beach is cool and moist above the height of the tide? Today we explain how capillary action flows moisture upward ...
Should My Roof Valley Be Open or Closed?20211123081904

Should My Roof Valley Be Open or Closed?

This topic will make good reading especially if you are building a house, or replacing your roof. If you ask a cowboy contractor should my roof valley...
Why Choose Aluminum Soffits and Fascias20211116060321

Why Choose Aluminum Soffits and Fascias

Soffits and fascias are essential to protect raw roof timbers from the elements. And help keep the building warmer or cooler, thereby saving on HVAC c...
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