Wood Shake Roof

In North America shakes are typically made from Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata), while in Scandinavia and Central Europe they are more commonly made from pine (Pinus … [Learn More]

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Asphalt Roof

Two types of asphalt shingles are used: organic and fiberglass or glass fiber. Organic shingles are generally paper (waste paper) saturated with asphalt to make it … [Learn More]

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Tile Roof

Roof tiles are designed mainly to keep out rain, and are traditionally made from locally available materials such as clay or slate. Modern materials such as concrete and … [Learn More]

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Metal Roof

Metal roof sheeting in the form of Corrugated galvanized steel was a great aid to opening up America in its early days. This is still happening today in parts of the … [Learn More]

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Commercial Flat Roof

A flat roof is a type of covering of a building. In contrast to the sloped form of a roof, a flat roof is horizontal or nearly horizontal. Materials that cover flat roofs … [Learn More]

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