Blistering and/or Peeling of Interior and/or Exterior paint Possible cause: Excessive temperature or high humidity due to poor attic ventilation Stains on Interior Ceilings and Walls or Mold and Mildew Growth Possible cause: Inadequate or faulty shingle underlayment allowing leakage or inadequate ventilation

Leakage in Attic After Wind-Driven Rain Possible cause: Leaky or inadequate shingle underlayment or deteriorated flashing Leakage in Attic After Ice Build-Up Possible cause: Inadequate shingle underlayment allows water from ice dams to leak into attic

Roofing professionals participating in the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] are encouraged to give back to the New Orleans community by participating in Community Service Day, the show’s home repair and revitalization project. Now in its fifth consecutive year, Community Service Day will take place on Monday, February 23, from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, with

Sustainable Building Trends

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 by

“Going green” isn’t just a flash in the pan. For more and more Puget Sound homeowners, sustainability is an important part of planning a dream home. Here are some of the popular sustainable features currently on trend. Ductless Heat Pumps are continuing to gain in popularity. Not only do they not require ducts, they can end up

Te Kaitaka, also known as The Cloak, is a new sculptural multi-functional space designed by New Zealand practice Fearon Hay Architects for Auckland International Airport. The single-storey building is enveloped by woven mesh screens and features a living green roof growing over a contoured timber frame. The roof is designed to help keep the building cool,

Gryphon Roofing & Remodeling Announces Commitment To Using Only the Most Superior Materials For Roofing Projects This recent announcement with regard their commitment to the use of only the highest quality materials available lets customers know that they have chosen a quality roofing and remodeling company in the greater Phoenix area.   Gryphon, one of

The Christchurch rebuild provides a unique opportunity for a rooftop sea of greenery and exotic plant life, ecologist Colin Muerk says. This is not the first time the need for a greener rebuild has come up. The green roof concept is quickly catching on internationally and some towns have made them a requirement of a

PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Sea Dogs scored three runs in the third, but saved the best for last and used a run in the bottom half of the ninth to down the Binghamton Mets 4-3 Tuesday night. The fifth walk-off win of the season sends the Sea Dogs (66-37) to a 12-8 record over

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (UCCS)  is making some unique changes to it’s campus. It’s building a five-story parking garage with a roof-top soccer field. According to UCCS, there’s been a lot of growth at the school, so expanding is the right thing to do. With the new five-story parking garage, the school

In our home-farm-to-table quest, the crops in my garden have become a little more challenging and interesting this summer. Bored with the usual tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, my son, Stephen, perused the Internet. How about black beans, popcorn, goji berries and kiwis? No problem. Moving on to melons — rattlesnakes, cannon balls, sugar queens, and