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Insurance Company Cautions About Dangers Of Natural Thatched Roofs

An insurance company in Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa cautions homeowners about some dangers of natural thatched roofs. The Hollard Insurance Company wrote a thought-provoking blog post highlighting some concerns about natural thatched roofs people often don’t consider. Their focus was on thatched roofs and fire. A consumer asked if thatched roof buildings are insurable in that region […]

What Is The Purpose Of A Rake Board On A Roof?

Wondering what the purpose of a rake board is? Well, first, let’s talk about the roof’s rake. Have you ever heard of a rake on a roof? To start, the rake isn’t exactly on the roof. It’s actually the sloped sides of a gable end. Sometimes, you’ll see flat rakes with no overhang. Sometimes it […]