How long does a concrete roof last?

Answer Advertisements claim that concrete roofs will last 50 years. Unfortunately, the batten system and underlayment used to build the roof usually lasts only 30 to 40 years. If poor quality materials we... Read More »

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What is ventilated concrete slab roof?

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Do Concrete Roof Tiles Require Maintenance?

You have a number of choices when it comes to roofing materials. Common materials include asphalt shingles, metal panels, cedar shakes and concrete tiles. Each type has advantages and disadvantages... Read More »

How long would approximately 3 deformed rebar rust and crack through concrete if the bars were forming stakes and come from ground into concrete?

Answer It depends on the moisture content of the soil, the acidity of the soil as well as other factors."But practically, the answer is forever."

How long should a roof last?

The lifespan of any roof will vary based on the region and what type of roof is used. For example, traditional asphalt shingles can last up to 20 years. Clay tiles can last 20 years or more, metal ... Read More »