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Just a few weeks ago in the upper Midwest, we received over 12 inches of heavy snow in just one storm. It seems an appropriate time to share the important role of snow and ice guards in roofing systems where snowfall is an annual challenge.
Roofing materials such as slate, metal/copper, tile or synthetic materials will not absorb moisture as snow piles up, which leads to the danger of falling ice and snow. Sunlight, gravity and a warm attic will force the heavy snow off your roof in one dangerous event. Decks, sidewalks, landscaping, and other important property and areas of human traffic need protection from these dangers.
One important note: Snow and ice guards should not be installed on asphalt shingle low-slope roofs due to the risk of causing snow dams.
Snow and ice guards work by introducing barriers that impede the avalanche effect, preventing large amounts of snow from falling off the roof. [...]
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Since the fall of 2016, Renaissance Roofing has been hard at work restoring the historic roof at the Cascade County Courthouse in Great Falls, Montana. Much of the project involves the remanufacture and installation of the ornate copper metalwork on the 115-year old, three-story English Renaissance Revival structure.
Last week, a news crew from local station KFBB captured the final steps in installation of new copper balusters. You can view their story here.
Cascade County Commissioner Jane Weber was interviewed, and expressed confidence in the progress of the project, saying, “we expect this roof to easily last 85 to 100 years. We have a lot of critical things inside this building… beautiful architecture we’re going to be protecting for another 100 years.”
Completion of the project is expected in early 2018, and will include restoration [...]
Comments Off on Coca Cola House with Custom Metal Roof Tiles
This photo shows the beautiful new Red Spanish Style Metal Roof Tiles on the Coca Cola Home in Atlanta, Georgia.
The weeks project profile is a Coca-Cola Home in Atlanta, Georgia. As you can see in the photo above, it is an absolutely stunning home showing off Red Spanish Style Metal Roof Tiles. This project profile has been brought to us by Lon Gorsch, he is a project manager for Renaissance Roofing and has been with our company for 9 years.
Name of the Resident or Company: Handcrafted Homes, Inc.