We vent attics for four reasons, and all four goals can be better achieved by adopting measures other than attic venting.
Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
ARAC (Alliance Restoration and Consulting) was very excited to donate our time to assist our community's Toys for Tots campaign this year in Atlanta, Ga.
Saturday, December 21st, 2013
ARAC (Alliance Restoration and Consulting) has earned the service industry's coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to...
Friday, December 20th, 2013
The Hailey City Council voted Monday to prohibit the use of cedar-shake shingles on rooftops, following the Beaver Creek Fire, which destroyed several buildings in the Wo...
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Snow and ice has been piling up and then slowly melting on southern Illinois roofs. It's a process that allows water to make its way inside homes and buildings.
Friday, December 13th, 2013
The National Institute of Standards and Technology said 135 of the 161 deaths from the May 22, 2011 tornado resulted from building failure.
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Authorities say a roofing crew left the scene after a Chicago-area strip mall burned. The crew left their propane tanks, which exploded shortly after the fire erupted. Po...
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Waterproof membranes should wrap around windowsills and door jambs to fully protect a home's exterior against leaks, which means applying it before windows and doors are ...
Thursday, November 28th, 2013
A massive third section of the roof at a Latvian supermarket where at least 54 people were killed fell Saturday as emergency workers searched rubble nearby for more victi...
Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
Yes, there is the potential for some accumulating snow Tuesday into Wednesday across portions of Eastern and Southeastern Indiana into Ohio.
Monday, November 25th, 2013
For holding the roof on, no roof covering will do the trick. It's all about the framing hold-downs that connect the roof structure to the walls.
Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Dozens of tornadoes ripped across the Midwest on Sunday, leveling whole neighborhoods, knocking out power, rendering roads impassable and killing at least six people, acc...
Monday, November 18th, 2013
To a home insurance company, the roof is the most important part of your house. Why? Because it's the gateway to far greater damage claims once it's breached.
Friday, November 15th, 2013
In designing the 28th Street Apartments in South Los Angeles, architects at KoningEizenberg had several underlying missions: To restore an 80-year-old structure, to add a...
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Four out of five U.S. homeowners choose asphalt roofing. For most homeowners, deciding what color and style fits their personality, and blends with the character of the n...
Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Debate all you want about global warming and climate change, but more catastrophic weather is in the forecast for planet Earth. If the sobering warnings recently issued b...
Friday, November 8th, 2013
The Northern markets are preparing for winter and ice dam damage inspections. Ice dams can apply a dangerous amount of weight to your roofs rafter system.
Friday, November 8th, 2013
After the new $1.2 billion Atlanta Falcons stadium design was unanimously approved by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority board Tuesday afternoon, lead architect ...
Monday, November 4th, 2013
Asphalt, wood shakes, slate and other overlapped roofings are fine until they meet an obstruction. Up against a dormer, a vent pipe, a chimney, they need flashing - a pat...
Friday, November 1st, 2013
The idea that white roofs always save energy and reduce pollution is, unfortunately, a green myth.
Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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