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Different Types of Roofing Materials

As a homeowner, you should take the time to learn what type of roof you have, so that you can learn how to properly maintain and care for it.  Over time, the elements and various weather conditions can deteriorate a roof more quickly depending on the type and condition of the roofing materials.  When a […]

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How does a well sealed attic help lower AC Costs?

Most houses in Austin (and the entire state of Texas) have an attic, which is the one place that has the biggest energy leaks in the entire house, aside from a basement. A home consists of an “envelope” which is the living space encased with insulation that is heated or cooled. For the majority of […]

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Asphalt Roofing is very popular in Texas Homes

The History of Asphalt Roofs

The asphalt shingle is the most widely used roofing material in the United States (and Texas). Unlike it’s popular cousin, the clay roofing tile (such as the red Spanish style seen in Mediterranean homes) which has been used since around 10,000 B.C, the asphalt tile as we know it today only became widely used in the 20th […]

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