Home Improvement

Cover-Boards: Purpose & Application

by Allen Sensel Glass-Matt Roof Protection When putting a low-slope roof together it’s important, as a building owner or engineer, to understand how to control moisture, combat mold, and provide fire protection. Cover-boards offer sufficient roof deck protection that meet these requirement for installing a roof. They can also serve as a purpose for re-covering …

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Determining Your New Roof System

Selecting Worthwhile Components For Weather-Tight Protection by Allen Sensel Today, selecting a new roof system might be as easy as finding the right certified contractor to install it for you. Several questions might come up, like which products and manufacturer to use. Typically, the best approach is to do some thorough research and I’m here to …

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Metal Roofing

Why A Metal Roof Is Cost Effective vs. Asphalt Roofing Shingles

Before you write off a new metal roof as being too expensive, read this article, it might save you a lot of money. Price is the bottom line for most people when deciding what type of roofing system they will have installed on their homes. What most people do not factor in when considering the …

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Brighten Your Home with Tam Skylights | Puyallup Skylight Install

Brighten Your Home with Tam Skylights Brightening up your home can be as simple as adding a little more light through your roof. Light and dark can have amazing physical and psychological effects your health and mood.  Because of this, we take our installation of Tam Industries Skylights and Velux Sun Tunnels seriously. After all, …

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Proper Attic Ventilation

How To Calculate For Proper Attic & Roof Ventilation.

Most people underestimate just how important proper attic ventilation is to the survival of their home. Proper air ventilation in the roof prevents costly problems like: attic mold, rotting of roof sheathing and framing, shortened roof life, cracked paint and siding failure, or an overheated home. Daily activities in your home such as showering, dishwater, …

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Tiger Paw

Why Use A Synthetic Underlayment On Your New Roof?

A complete roofing system includes field shingles, starter shingles, hip and ridge shingles, underlayment, leak barrier, pipe boots and proper roof ventilation. There are many different options for each of these key components of the roofing system. Roofing underlayment is critical to the roofing systems longevity and overall effectiveness, and is especially critical in areas …

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