What Are Those Black Stains On So Many Shingled Roofs?

What Are Those Black Stains On So Many Shingled Roofs?

Have you noticed those black stains on shingles? It’s actually an airborne algae-like fungus that feeds on people’s asphalt shingles. It’s considered a very hearty strain of blue-green algae known as gloeocapsa magma. It actually feeds on the...
European Landscaping To Compliment Your Somerset Thatch Roof

European Landscaping To Compliment Your Somerset Thatch Roof

European landscaping is a perfect compliment to a Somerset synthetic thatch roof. Carry on the ambiance of the quintessential English cottage by incorporating the feel of bygone days into your own landscaping. Recreate European Landscaping Many European landscapes are...
Getting A Thatch Look Without A Steeply Pitched Roof

Getting A Thatch Look Without A Steeply Pitched Roof

A natural thatch roof relies on a steeply pitched roof to prevent water leaks. Provided that the thatch tops a steeply pitched roof, the water won’t penetrate a natural thatched roof in good shape more than an inch deep. The absolute minimum pitch tolerable for...