Understanding the Parts of Your Home's Roof That May Need Repair
10 July 2017
If your home's roof is leaking, sagging, missing shingles or otherwise shows signs of needing repair, it can be good to know a little bit about the different parts that make up that roof. This can help you better understand the terms used by your roofer as he or she explains those needed fixes to you, and so you have a better understanding of what you might be facing by way of repair bills.
Why You Should Use Prefabricated Roof Truss Bracing
23 June 2017
Manufacturers are now making bracing products that can be used during the installation of roof or floor trusses in buildings. Those prefabricated bracing products have numerous advantages over traditional bracing systems. This article discusses why you should hire a roofing contractor who uses these prefabricated bracing systems.
Contractors have to be very careful when they are installing roof or floor trusses so that they space them in accordance with the engineering specifications.
Why Choose a Timber Frame For Your New Home?
25 May 2017
A timber-framed home doesn't refer to one that is just built with wood; most homebuilders use wood studs and joists for the house's frame, but those homes are called stick-built. Timber frames refer to frames that are made with large, dense beams rather than standard studs and joists. These timber beams are typically rounded so they look very natural and rustic, and then stained or shellacked for a nice shine, and are left exposed after construction.
Answering Your Questions About Commercial Roof Repair and Replacement
17 May 2017
When you own a commercial building of any sort, you need to ensure it's in good repair at all times, and this includes the roof. A building's roof helps to insulate the interior, so that less heating and air conditioning escape throughout the winter and summer seasons; the roof also provides structural support to the building, so it should always be strong and well-maintained. Note a few questions you might have about commercial roof repair and replacement so you can discuss your options for this work with a roofing contractor as needed.