BUILDING PRODUCTS FOR A BETTER FUTURE

The History and Evolution of Roofing Underlayment

Roofing technology has existed for as long as humans began building shelters (thousands of years)! In that time, things have changed so much that we’ve gone from basic materials like turf, hides, bark, or clay, to entire roofing systems featuring multiple layers of...

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Winter Roofing Safety Tips for Contractors and Crews

“Winter is coming,” as they say in the world of A Song of Ice and Fire. Luckily for roofers, you don’t have to deal with dragons, wights, and whatever else—but the weather does still pose challenges in many areas. We have winter roofing safety tips you need to ensure...

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Top Roofing Technology Trends of 2021

There are a lot of new, up-and-coming trends in the roofing industry right now! What’s driving these trends? Some of it is the need to create energy-efficient roofing, or roofing that can stand up to weather that is becoming increasingly more extreme. The pandemic is...

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Florida’s New Building Code: What Roofing Pros Need to Know

Of all the places in the United States, Florida has some of the toughest building codes around—at least where roofing is concerned. It’s something born out of necessity. Since Florida is a hurricane-prone state with a history of big storms making landfall, these codes...

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COVID-19: The Impact on the Roofing Industry

COVID-19 has had far-reaching effects on industries of all kinds—and that includes the roofing industry. From the start, roofers and others in the industry have struggled to produce supplies, and some of these challenges are ongoing. That is compounded by the fact...

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What Type of Underlayment is Best for Snowy, Cold Weather?

There are lots of types of underlayment out there, and they’ve all got their advantages and disadvantages. Some perform better in extreme heat, some are designed to withstand moisture, and so on. What’s best for areas that experience a lot of cold and snow? For these...

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