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Roof Sheathing And Replacement Costs20190424012640
April 24, 2019insulation, osb, plywood, replacement cost, roof sheathing, shingles, strand board, synthetic, tiles, timber, underlay, waterproofing1 comment
A roof stripped down to the very basics comprises a frame resting on walls, and a covering over it to complete the building envelope. There are many d...
Is It Time to Replace Your Asphalt Roof Shingles or Is The Damage Cosmetic?20190327063153
March 27, 2019aging, alberta, answers, asphalt, calgary, cracking, curling, leaking, missing, roof, shingles, solutions, warping0 comments
A shingle roof comprises a large number of identical overlapping sheets laid in rows from the bottom up. However unlike tiles, these lie flat against ...
How Red Cedar Wood Is Ideal For Exterior Use20181227022912
December 27, 2018compare, decking, exterior use, joists, posts, red cedar, rot proof, shingles, siding, white pine, wood0 comments
Canada’s giant, magnificent cedars can grow an impressive 60 metres tall provided they have rich soil to sink their roots. We find these ‘thuja plicat...
Warning Signs Your Asphalt Roof May Need Replacing20181107014812
November 7, 2018asphant, damage, decay, degradation, fibreglass, maintenance, organic, replacing, roof, shingles0 comments
Asphalt is a naturally occurring residue formed from remains of microscopic algae, and other once-living things. Canada has one of the largest ...
The Impact of UV Rays On Exteriors of Buildings20180704013921
July 4, 2018after market, claddings, coatings, decking, light, material, paints, plumbing, polymer, protection, shingles, sprays, ultra violet, uv, vinyl0 comments
Ultra violet light, or UV for short, is just off the spectrum we human beings can see. However, it has other, non-visible effects including sunburn an...
How Engineered Wood Siding Is a Greener Alternative20180221080053
February 21, 2018bevel, board and batten, cedar, engineered wood, hardwood, lap siding, shakes, shingles, siding, tongue and groove4 comments
Engineered wood is a composite board in which wood derivatives bind together with adhesives. These derivatives may be particles, strands, fibres or ot...