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The last roof you’ll ever need

Nothing puts a damper on the holidays like having Santa and his reindeer come crashing through the worn and rotting roof of your house on Christmas Eve. That’s a clatter that will have you and the neighbours rushing to see what’s the matter. For the last 4 years, Joe Malec and his team of roofers […]

The Five E’s

Although precise definitions still are evolving, HPR protective umbrellas share five important characteristics that make them energy efficient, environmentally friendly, cost effective, leak proof, reliable and long-lasting. Think of them as the “Five E’s.” Endurance: HPR systems must meet or exceed traditional performance standards in terms of longevity, all-weather reliability, water absorption, wind and fire […]

Asphalt Shingles Manufacturing & Waste Management in the Northeast Fact Sheet

Asphalt Shingle Waste Approximately 11 million tons of asphalt shingle wast is generated in the U.S. each year. This waste is comprised of approximately one million tons of scraps from asphalt single manufacturers, and ten million of construction scraps from installations and tear-offs from re-roofing. Download / View Full PDF Fact Sheet, Revised March 2012 […]

Recycling asphalt shingles

Discarded roofing material gets second life in new applications Paul Stastny Nobody likes to see waste, especially not when there appears to be so many options for the reuse of asphalt shingles. Shredded asphalt shingles can be used in gravel road dust suppression, hot patch road repairs, as an admixture to asphalt and cement, as […]

Roofing warranties

“Lifetime” shingles and other common myths By Doug Kerr Residential roof warranties can be confusing, and there is some basic information that homeowners need to know – and questions to ask a contractor – before committing to one of the largest renovation expenditures. Warranties can be complex, as well as misleading. Installing “30-year shingles” on […]