Roofing History

Tile Roofs for Hurricane prone areas

Tile Roofs in Hurricane-Prone Areas

Tile roofs are a popular choice for homeowners in hurricane-prone areas like Sarasota, Florida. A tile roof by design is durable and resistant to high winds. Tile roofs have been used for centuries in various parts of the world. They have also proven to be effective in withstanding the rigors of hurricanes and other severe weather conditions. Tile Roof Design Advantages One of the key […]

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A Brief History of Roofing in America

In the spirit of the 4th of July holiday, this post explores America’s history of roofing, and how the materials we use today came into popularity and style in our country. 1. What Kind of Roofing Materials Did the First Europeans in America Use? The first Europeans in America used predominately wood shingles, or ‘shake’ as we know it today. These shake roofs were easy

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A Brief History of Metal Roofing in America

Metal roofing is a highly popular choice for many homeowners today, because of its durability and energy efficiency, but did you know that metal roofing was also popular in early American history? Let’s review how and why the metal roofing industry took off in early America. 1. Who Came Up with the Metal Roof? Copper was the first metal used for roofing in many countries,

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