Category: Roofing Shingles

What is the job of a roofer?

Roofers are responsible for installing and repairing the protective coverings of a building that keeps its interior safe and dry. Roofers create waterproof barriers using a variety materials including bitumen or shingles. This prevents water seeping in and damaging structures and contents. Roofers can also use various tools and equipment to shape and hammer the…

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What is a Roofing Square?

If your contractor is installing a brand new roof, you might hear him mention the roofing squares. This measurement will allow you to estimate the amount of roofing materials that you'll require. One roofing square equals one hundred square feet of roof space. Contractors and roofers use the term in shorthand to describe the size…

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