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Roofing Dangers


Trying to find a leak as soon as it happens is something that could result in serious injury. Being on your roof while it's raining or covered with ice and snow isn't the best way to find a leak. 55 more words

The American economy: America’s lost oomph

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America’s lost oomph

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The country’s potential growth rate is barely half what it was two decades ago. 146 more words

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America’s economy: Jobs are not enough

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New figures show that the speed at which America’s economy can grow without stoking inflation has fallen … 133 more words

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Emergency Roof Repair


Roofing materials are vulnerable to strong summer thunderstorms that can wreak havoc on your roof, with driving winds, pounding rain and hail. The ridge cap area of your roof is particularly susceptible to hail damage, and powerful winds that can rip off shingles, flashing or sheathing. 47 more words

Air Flow and Ice Dams


During your inspection, check everything from the waterproofing material on your roof deck to the insulation in your attic and the ridge vents to ensure your home is cool in summer and warm in winter. 56 more words

pipe vents


You notice that the collars around your vents are worn and cracked. Rubber seals around rooftop plumbing pipes can crack due to high heat and ultraviolet radiation from the sun. 73 more words

landscaping is important

Trim back landscaping from your home. Cut tree branches that hit the shingles. Thin out/transplant foliage or items that are stored next to the house, such as firewood, can block air circulation and cause localized areas of high humidity. 62 more words