Types of Shingle Siding?

Answer Shingle siding has been used throughout many parts of the United States for hundreds of years. Individually installed wooden shingles give the exterior of the home a rustic, natural look while also... Read More »

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What is shingle siding made of?

Most siding shingles today are wooden. Eastern white cedar and western red cedar are the most common materials for these shingles. Composite (fiber-cement) shingles, however, are increasing in popu... Read More »

Types of Roof Shingle Problems?

Roof shingle problems can lead to leaks that may damage your home's interior. Properly maintained asphalt roof shingles should last 15 to 20 years. As shingles age, they become more brittle and los... Read More »

Are there carriers writing general liability for residential general contractors who do shingle roofing and vinyl siding and sub out their labor?

AnswerThere are many companies writing this type of liability insurance, although depending where you are in the country it can be a very limited number of choices. As I always recommend, working w... Read More »

Types of Colonial Siding?

The colonial era spanned from the moment Amerigo Vespucci spied the coast of South America in 1499 to 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed. What is known as the colonial style of ar... Read More »