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Understanding thermal movement in residential metal roof systems is key to long-term performance Roofing contractors often are amazed at the time-tested craftsmanship of sheet-metal systems that are removed from historical structures. It’s not uncommon for some of these systems to date to World War II. The...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Several factors contributed to problem roofing area in the photo below. Even though the shingles were in good condition and installed properly, leaks were occurring in the winter months due to ice dams. To remedy the situation, the...

Rubber (EPDM) Roof Repair Deer Park Roofing, Inc. was contracted to perform maintenance to this commercial property located in downtown Cincinnati. The first photo shows the Rubber (EPDM) ballasted by concrete pavers. The roof had several leaks and was in need of repair. The lack of maintenance...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Be Cautious When Using Dissimilar Metals in the Same Roof System Many different types of metals are used in various roofing materials, flashings, and fasteners. Problems can occur when two different types of metals (also known as dissimilar metals)...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Roof discoloration from algae or fungus growth made its way to the Cincinnati area about 10 years ago. It originated in the coastal areas of the southeastern United States and traveled north. The name of the algae is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Traditional homes, like the one pictured above, contain an overhang near the eave area where intake vents can be installed. The intake vents are the most important component to any roof ventilation system. As warm air in the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space height="64px"][vc_column_text] Insulating and ventilating "Cape Cod" or 1-story houses can be very challenging. Anyone who has lived in one of these types of houses knows how uncomfortable they can be in both the summer and winter months....

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A close examination of the photo above reveals large amounts of mold on the underside of the roof sheathing. What caused the mold and why did it thrive in this attic space? 1. The insulation was improperly installed over the soffit vents, blocking air from entering the...

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