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Exploring Roof Builds, Techniques and Tools

Hey everyone, my name is Patricia Brown, but everyone calls me Trish. I will use this site to explore residential roofing materials and building techniques. Roofs protect the home from the elements and provide a stylistic touch unmatched by any other feature. There are a wide range of materials used for roof construction, including copper, asphalt and tile shingles. Even the hardware varies considerably depending on which type of roof you'd like for your home. Every roofer has their own set of tools and techniques used to complete the job. Roofers may utilize high tech tools to measure grades and find leaks. I could go on forever about roofs, so I created this site for my ideas and discoveries about this fun industry. I'd love for you all to follow along with my journey through roof exploration. Welcome!

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The Basic Types Of Composition Roofing For Your Home
13 August 2019

Composition roofing is the most common type of res

Tips For What Can And Cannot Go Into Your Construction Dumpster
3 July 2019

Whether it's for a home remodeling project or a la

How Can You Reduce Your Energy Consumption?
23 May 2019

Since you rely on energy day after day, it makes s

How To Prevent Soap Buildup In Your Shower Drains
10 April 2019

Rub-a-dub-dub, the soap's in the tub, and when the

Why You Should Have Your Brick Fireplace Repaired Before Damage Escalates
25 February 2019

Brick structures last for decades, but they someti

The Basic Types Of Composition Roofing For Your Home

Composition roofing is the most common type of residential roofing material. These are the asphalt shingle roofs that probably adorn most of the homes in your neighborhood. They're called composition shingles because they are a composition of different materials, such as fiberglass and asphalt. If you're in need of a new roof, you may opt for a composition roof, but you still have a few choices in types and styles. Here are the three main types of composition roofing. Read More 

Tips For What Can And Cannot Go Into Your Construction Dumpster

Whether it's for a home remodeling project or a large-scale tear-down, you will likely find yourself in need of a roll-off construction container or two. These dumpsters, specifically used for construction waste, make it far easier for you to manage and contain the debris that results from your project. However, if you've never rented one before, you may not be clear about what can and cannot go into these containers. Here are some basics to keep in mind. Read More 

How Can You Reduce Your Energy Consumption?

Since you rely on energy day after day, it makes sense to think about ways that you can maximize the efficiency of your home. There are some small changes that you can make with the help of your electrician that can make a significant impact on reducing the amount of your monthly utility bills as well as your overall carbon footprint. Here are a few simpler projects that you can get started with, allowing you to see near-immediate results, then you can speak to your electrician about more extensive projects that can help you conserve energy. Read More 

How To Prevent Soap Buildup In Your Shower Drains

Rub-a-dub-dub, the soap's in the tub, and when the water drains out, the soapy residue goes with it. Soap may be a necessary part of keeping your body clean, but it can also slip down the drain, cling to the pipes, and lead to problems down the line. If you are a regular soap user (as most people are), you have to be mindful of just how much soapy residue is going down the drain to avoid problems with clogged drains later on. Read More 

Why You Should Have Your Brick Fireplace Repaired Before Damage Escalates

Brick structures last for decades, but they sometimes need maintenance to keep them in good shape. The mortar between the bricks tends to wear out much quicker than the bricks themselves. By repairing mortar when it needs it, you can prevent escalating damage to your brick fireplace that might require replacing the bricks. Early repairs help the bricks have a long life. Here's a look at how repairs might be done on a brick fireplace. Read More