Ventilation

Why is ventilation important? Proper ventilation reduces moisture build-up in your home The average family of four generates approximately 2 to 4 gallons of water vapor each day through activities such as breathing, perspiration, showering, cooking and dishwashing. When moisture vapor remains in a colder/dryer attic, it

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Sealants: The Magic Touch

Shingle Sealants Bond Your Roof Together With ever increasing performance expectations for asphalt shingles designed to withstand high winds and heavy rains, manufacturers have responded by producing increasingly higher-performing shingles. When properly installed, asphalt shingles are manufactured to bond securely to each other, forming an integrated roof-covering

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Residential Cool Roofing

In the United States, four out of five homes are covered with asphalt shingles. These shingles are beautiful, affordable and reliable, and are constantly raising the bar in protecting your most valuable asset. What is Cool Roofing? “Coolness” is measured by two properties, solar reflectance (SR, or

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Asphalt Shingle Recycling

Did You Know? A “Green” Benefit of Asphalt Shingles Informed homeowners and building owners are aware of the many benefits of asphalt shingles. They are affordable, durable and come in numerous styles, shapes, textures and colors to fit any design aesthetic. But not everyone is aware of

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Advances in Asphalt Shingle Technology

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA). For the past century, we have brought together the majority of North American manufacturers and their raw material suppliers to promote asphalt roofing. During that time, the industry has worked to continuously improve asphalt products through scientific

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