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5 Reasons Your Home Roof Needs Adequate Ventilation

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Your home’s roof is one of the most important elements of your property’s structure. It provides protection against the elements, insulates your home and contributes to the overall aesthetic appeal. When it comes to maintaining a residential roof, proper ventilation is essential. Carolina Atlantic is your two-step distributor providing various residential roof ventilation products for… Continue reading

Choosing the Best Residential Roofing Solution for Cold Winter Climates

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As the winter season approaches, homeowners in colder climates start preparing their homes for the harsh weather conditions. One of the crucial areas that require attention is the roofing system. The roof plays a significant role in protecting your home from the elements, and choosing a suitable material is essential. The specialists at Carolina Atlantic… Continue reading

Preventing Ice Dams with Roof Ice and Water Shields

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As winter approaches and the temperatures start to drop, it is vital to think about protecting homes from the potential damages caused by ice dams. These damaging weather formations are caused by the difference in temperature between the roof and the gutters when insufficient ventilation and insulation prevent melting snow from draining off a roof.… Continue reading

5 Benefits of Asphalt Shingles

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One of the most important decisions homeowners make is choosing the right roofing material for their home. While many options are available, asphalt shingles remain one of the most widely used residential roofing systems in the United States, and for several good reasons. Here are five benefits of asphalt shingles that make them a smart… Continue reading

Why Offering Elastomeric Coatings is a Good Idea

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As consumers become more cost-conscious while searching for eco-friendly products to complete renovations, elastomeric coatings can provide the value they are searching for. An often-overlooked alternative, these products have been used for decades and have a proven track record of success. Coating an existing roof goes beyond simply applying an elastomeric coating. It requires the… Continue reading

Are Synthetic Wood Shakes Really Low-Maintenance?

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The timeless warmth of natural wood shakes keeps them a highly sought-after product among consumers. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t understand the challenges shakes present, including the product’s high maintenance requirements and short life span. Newer eco-friendly synthetic options that address these challenges are available, providing the same architectural detail and charm of wood with modern… Continue reading

Built-Up vs. Modified Bitumen Roofing for Commercial Properties

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When it comes to finding a cost-effective, durable and low-maintenance roofing material for your commercial property, bitumen roofing is often at the top of list, and with good reason. This reliable solution offers numerous benefits, making it an attractive option for commercial property owners. As a perennial favorite for commercial buildings due to its longevity,… Continue reading

Consider Slate Roofing Tile in the Southern United States

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In the southern United States, homeowners and contractors continuously search for the perfect roofing material that can withstand the region’s unique climate conditions. Traditional shingles have long been a popular choice, particularly for those who appreciate the technological advances in their appearance and longevity, or simply want a budget-friendly option. However, slate roofing tile offers… Continue reading

Is XPS or EPS Insulation Better for Commercial Roofing?

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When it comes to commercial roofing, choosing the right insulation material is critical to ensuring the longevity and energy efficiency of your building. One common decision that contractors face is whether to use extruded polystyrene (XPS) or expanded polystyrene (EPS) for their roofing insulation. Both materials have their advantages and disadvantages, so, which option is… Continue reading

Differences Between Asphalt and Composite Shingles

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While both are shingles, there are significant differences between asphalt and composite materials. Keep reading to learn more about these key differences that you should keep in mind when choosing the best product for your next project. Cost The first difference many homeowners will notice is the cost difference. Asphalt shingles are typically half the… Continue reading

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