Metal Roofing – Oil Canning Explained

The waves that are sometimes visible in architectural metal roofs are the result of what the industry refers to as “oil canning.” As metal is formed and worked, both during the panel forming process as well as by the installers on-site, stress is introduced and can sometimes appear as waves along the surface of the …

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Asphalt Emulsion Coating Roof Products Explained

The problem with built up hot tar roofs, is they’re expensive to have laid down, and they eventually do wear out. It’s surface exposure that in the end, is the real culprit. They expand, and contract from sun exposure, and are beaten on by rain and hail. So then what about asphalt emulsion coating roof …

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Different Roofing Materials Explained

A house can be topped with a variety of roofing materials, each with distinct advantages and disadvantages. Location is a main concern when selecting materials, for example in coastal areas where hurricanes are common a sturdier material is used. In the medical profession a popular phrase is "doctor heal thyself," but in the world of …

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