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Green Roofs

A roof is considered a green roof when it is covered, either partially or completely, with vegetation and growing media that have been planted atop an installed waterproof membrane. Green roofs have been around for hundreds of years. Their economic and environmental benefits have caused them to gain popularity in recent years. Also called “living roofs,” these unique rooftops absorb

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Solar Roof Shingles

Solar roof shingles provide your home with protection from the elements along with the ability to create energy from the sun’s rays. As cost of production falls solar roof shingles are gaining popularity throughout the United States. Solar roof shingles look very similar to “regular” shingles, however they are connected to wires which route and collect solar energy. Solar roof

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Rubber Shingle Roofs & Roofing

Rubber roof systems fall into a category known as synthetic roofing materials. This type of roofing can be manufactured to approximate the look of asphalt shingles, concrete tiles, clay tiles, metal panels, slate, wood shakes and wood shingles. Rubber roof shingles, available since 1993, are considered a new roofing material. Rubber roof shingles cost a fraction of the other roof

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Commercial Single-Ply Roofing

Over the past thirty years commercial single-ply roofing systems have gained popularity for use on commercial buildings. These roof systems provide strong, durable, flexible roofing for low-slope roofs. This type of roof system is watertight and can be manufactured with a “cool roof” surface, a highly-reflective surface that increases the energy efficiency of the building. Building cooling costs are reduced

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Metal Roof Systems

Metal roofs were traditionally used almost exclusively on low-slope roofs. In recent years they have become a popular roofing option for homes and buildings with steep-slope roofs as well. Metal roofs systems are available in an array of attractive, durable and earth-friendly styles. Prized for their long lifespan, metal roofs can be used to simulate the look of other roof

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Slate Roofs

Slate roofs have been around for hundreds of years. Slate is a natural roofing material historically used in the Northeastern United States. In recent years the use of slate as a roofing material has become more widespread throughout the country. The classic, natural look of a slate roof provides a lovely aesthetic appeal. Properly installed slate roofs are nearly indestructible;

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Concrete Tile Roofs

Concrete tiles are a durable roofing material available in a broad range of colors, finishes, textures, and shapes. Concrete roof tiles can provide the same aesthetic appeal of clay Mission style and Spanish style roofs at a significantly lower cost, usually around $100 per square for a basic product and installation. Although it is typically associated with warmer climates, certain

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Clay Tile Roofs

Clay tile is a durable, attractive roofing material. In the Southwestern United States and throughout Florida, round-topped clay tiles (called Mission Style and Spanish Style) are popular. Clay tile can also be manufactured with a flat top to approximate French and English aesthetics. Tile that looks like slate roofing and hand-split wood shake roofing is also available. Clay roof tiles

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Wood Roof Replacement

Wood shingles and wood shakes are manufactured from a variety of woods including Western Red Cedar, Alaskan Yellow Cedar, Eastern White Cedar, and Southern Pine. Wood roofing creates a uniquely natural, sometimes rustic look and is commonly found throughout the Northwestern United States. As a wood roof system ages the shingles and shakes weather to a lovely shade and give

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Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Asphalt shingle roofs are the most popular type of residential roofing product used today. In fact, upwards of 80% of homeowners select asphalt shingles as their roofing material of choice. Asphalt shingle roofs are easy to maintain and replace, however installation is a tedious task best left to a roofing installation professional. Asphalt shingles have opened up many possibilities for

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