International Residential Building Code

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Previous to the year 2000, each city codes administration had the option of choosing from several different Building Codes, written by different groups (i.e. UBC, BOCA, CABO, etc). And each of these Building Codes were periodically updated about every three years. This resulted in literally dozens of different Building Code standards being enforced, depending upon… Read more »

Record heat causes concern about attic ventilation

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Are you having issues with Attic Ventilation? Record high temperatures are making it extremely difficult for homeowners to keep their homes cool this summer. As a result, many are calling us for assistance in determining whether or not their attics are adequately ventilated. Providing adequate intake and exhaust ventilation for the home’s attic can help… Read more »

Drought & Economy may Work in your Favor for Roof Maintenance

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Are Roof Maintenance costs getting you down? Last year’s major hail storm spoiled roofers by providing them with bountiful business. But now business is back to normal, or actually “less” than normal, mostly due to the unusually dry conditions we are facing in the midwest. As a result, many asphalt shingle (a.k.a. composition shingle) distributors… Read more »