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Why is there Gravel on My Roof?

You may be wondering why some buildings have gravel on the roof.  Simple, it protects the tar from the sun.    UV rays can break down and dry out the tar membrane causing the tar to crack (some describe it as “alligatoring”).  The light color rocks reflect...

Top 3 Ways to Prevent Subterranean Termites

What's the biggest fear you have when it comes to the well-being of your house? I guess this isn't The Wizard of Oz, so the idea of a cyclone is pretty far-fetched. However, one widespread fear among anyone is that of a termite infestation. Termites can be...