Recent Roofing Articles


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Is Your House Ready for a Roof Garden?

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 31, 2016

Would you love to create a lovely flower garden or a practical patch of fresh, organic herbs and veggies? If you live in an urban home where outdoor space is limited – or even...


Networx Contractor Reviews

Find a Great Contractor and Let the World Know!

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 09, 2016

“I found a reliable contractor who got the job done right … on time and on budget. We couldn’t be more pleased.” That’s the dream ending to a home remodel...


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Help! My Dream Home Failed Inspection

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 02, 2016

House hunting is an emotional business. Home buyers often talk of "feeling the right chemistry" or "falling in love" when they visit a particular property. Well, we Networxers have...


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6 Iconic North American Roofs: a Virtual Tour

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 08, 2016

A roof is an essential architectural element. It protects the building and its residents from snow, sleet, rain, wind, and excessive heat. But that's not all. Very often, roofs go above...


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Keep the Roof Over Your Head in Good Shape for Longer

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 06, 2016

"A roof over one's head" is a synonym for home. And no wonder ... your roof faithfully performs the essential task of shielding your family and your belongings from the elements. Return...


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7 Ingenious Uses for Roofing Shingles

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 21, 2015

Here's a little insider knowledge, courtesy of professional roofing contractors: Roof materials are measured by the "square," with one square equal to 100 square feet. Roofing squares...


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Insulate Your Roof to Stay Warm and Save Cash

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 07, 2015

Brrr! It's getting cold out there. And yikes! Your heating bills are starting to climb sky high. Fortunately, there are ways to stay warm without spending a small fortune or packing...


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Why Clean Up Fallen Leaves and How to Make It Easier

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 21, 2015

Brightly colored autumn leaves are one of the greatest joys of the season. However, once these same leaves drop off the trees and land on your yard or your roof, they are usually no...