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12 Bad Roof Maintenance Habits to Stop Doing Immediately

A healthy roof is one of the most important parts of your home. These bad roof maintenance habits could cost you a lot of money.

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Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’

The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...


A First-Person Account of How the Pandemic is Affecting Construction Workers

The rapid spread of COVID-19 forced the construction industry to adapt. One roofer describes how the lives of he and...


An Inside Look Into a Truss Factory

We visited a truss plant and asked about the most common mistakes framers make when installing with trusses.


Everything Roofing Pros Should Know About Synthetic Underlayment

Synthetic underlayment is taking over the roofing industry, which comes as no surprise given all the benefits. Find out why...

5 Thing I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Roofer

Just getting started in roofing? We talked with a roofing industry veteran to find out five things he wishes he...


5 Highest-Paying States for Roofers

To net top dollar in the roofing industry, you should move to one of these states

Three Things to Know About Energy Efficient Roofing

Creating an energy efficient roof will save you money and energy. Here are a few things you need to know...


Five Things You Should Know Before Hiring A Roofing Contractor

A roofing pro explains the ten things you should look for when hiring someone to roof a house