Even with the best level of care, there will come a time when a roof will have to be replaced.
Metal roofing is known as a sustainable, durable choice for many green homes. But it can also stand up to the worst that Mother Nature has to offer.
Cool roof certified roofing materials help reduce the heating load of a home, and can mimic any style.
Throughout North America, there are many beautiful, living roofs dotting our urban landscape that also require care.
It's easy being green; after all, there are many ways to design and build a high performance green home.
The energy savings touted by unvented attics can be as high as 20%. However, if moisture is able to enter the unvented attic space, it may lead to roofing panel issues.
Windows aren't the only solution for bringing natural light into every area in your home.
With solar energy becoming more mainstream in many parts of the U.S., roofing contractors who add photovoltaic installation to their services can greatly expand in their markets.
Sheathing that can stand up to the weather helps builders deliver a better quality home.
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A downtown Los Angeles condo building gives residents a view of the Hollywood sign through exterior metal panel cladding.
A minimalist green roof strips away unnecessary elements and focuses on what needs to be there to achieve its desired goals from aesthetics to stormwater management.
A new LEED Platinum-designed apartment building will create some of the most sustainable, livable, and innovative mixed-use buildings in the Pacific Northwest.
Investments in a variety of exterior home improvement projects on a midrange priced home can have solid return-on-invest for homeowners.
The lucky family will receive a complete renovation including siding, decking, railing, roofing, insulation and more.
Asphalt shingle roofing is by far the most common residential roof in the U.S., and the industry is working to make it a more sustainable option, including recycling and integrating with renewable energy.
With a cool roof becoming part of a high performance home, Boral has expanded its line of Cool Roof rated colors and styles.
Given the early start to Hurricane Season 2015 with the arrival of Tropical Storm Ana in mid-May, experts advise homeowners to prepare their homes for potentially volatile weather this summer.
A key measure of home remodeling activity shows twelve quarters of gains since the remodeling industry bottomed out in 2011.
Check in on the winners of the CertainTeed 2013 Living Spaces Facebook Home Makeover Video Contest, who won a $75,000 exterior transformation of their home.
Homebuyers everywhere are usually faced with the problem of where to buy, when to buy and should they buy a new home or and older one.
Now accepting video entries, the hugely popular annual Living Spaces Home Makeover Contest encourages homeowners to creatively showcase their wish lists for a dream house exterior redesign.
The focus of the residential and commercial building industry once again turns toward Las Vegas for the 2015 International Builders Show.
Keep an eye out for gray taking the spotlight as the color of choice in 2015 as homeowners remodel and upgrade their homes.
With solar energy becoming more mainstream in many parts of the U.S., roofing contractors who add photovoltaic (PV) installation to their services can greatly expand in their markets.
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New research findings conclude that certain metal roof systems can last at least 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a building’s service life.