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All aspects of residential Roofing. This includes shingles and flat (low slope) roofs. I have knowledge in the installation as well as the design of roofs from an engineering standpoint.

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I have been doing roofing for 40 years. This was my father's business and I took it over in 1980.


I have written responses to artcles that I felt needed a response to and those responses have been published in roofing trade magazines.


BSEE Drexel University

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2016-11-15 Roofing question...:

The more vents the better. The idea is to have input vents at the bottom. As the air heats up it rises and goes out the top pulling more cool air from the bottom. It does not hurt to add any vents anywhere

2016-08-18 Celotex roofing shingles:

Hail damage is a common scam since it gets the roofer a full roof and the if he works with the owner to get the roof free from the insurance company he's guaranteed the roof. But you probably do not have

2016-08-16 Flatroof:

If you have mold on the ceiling then you have a leak. A leak can be something as simple as a nail hole that you can fix for $1 worth of materials or it could be a completely rotted roof and it finally

2016-05-04 roofing estimate eval:

There's a lot here. One major thing to remember. You can have the greatest list of things they are going to do but if they are not done right you're in trouble. Most all leaks are due to poor workmanship

2016-04-29 low sloped roof framing:

You could run the rafters from side to side but it would involve a lot more angles. If you wanted to turn the rafters around so they run from front to back you'd have to build another wall or run a main


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