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Fall Roof Maintenance

As the relentless heat of summer fades and cooler temperatures of autumn roll in, it is the perfect time to do a little routine maintenance to your roof. After all, winter will be here before you know it! Let’s take a look at a few fall roof maintenance tips that will ensure your roof is […]

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What is the lifespan of a tile roof?

Tile roofs have been a primary roofing option for hundreds of years and are made of local, natural and recyclable materials such as terracotta (also known as clay), slate and concrete. These hefty materials all sound durable, but how long do they truly last? Let’s find out. According to a study performed by the National […]

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Eagle Design Corner: Autumn Inspired Roofs and Exteriors

The autumn season is almost here! Soon the lush green landscape of summer will transform with rich shades of gold, auburn, and red as the leaves begin to turn. The cool temperatures of the season and looming harsh winter make fall the perfect time to spice up your home’s exterior. Whether it be a fresh […]

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TRI Technical Brief: Banding Loaded Roof Tiles During Wind Events

With recent hurricanes and high wind speeds drastically affecting the United States, the Tile Roofing Institute (TRI), one of the leading experts in the tile roofing industry, has been asked to comment on the practice of banding tiles on roofs during a high wind event. The TRI President and Technical Director, Rick Olson, responds, providing […]

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Exploring the Different Roofing Materials Available to You

From natural materials like clay and concrete to manmade products such as asphalt and metal, there are a variety of roofing materials to choose from for your residential or commercial structure. While each has its advantages and drawbacks, they all can add a distinctive design element to your exterior. Let’s find out which option works […]

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Concrete Roof Tiles for Commercial Buildings

The extraordinary benefits of a concrete tile roof, including its proven durability, sustainability and beauty, do not have to be limited to residential structures. Commercial structures with roof pitches can reap these benefits, as well! Just like the roof on a home, the roof on a department store, entertainment facility, or any other commercial structure is […]

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Concrete Tile Roofs vs. Asphalt Shingles: A 25 Year Comparison

If you travel down almost any residential street throughout the United States, you will see multiple homes roofed with asphalt shingles. Although they are fairly new to the building industry compared to other roofing options, they are the most commonly used material for residential roofs. However, “most popular” doesn’t necessarily translate to “best option.” Asphalt […]

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