Roofing

PRODUCTREPORTS

In-depth reports examining the materials and techniques involved with roofing for period-style or historic homes, including roofing repair, tile restoration, gutter systems, chimneys, vents and tile color matching.

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The Sustainable Side of Terra Cotta Roofing

One of the most timeless of roofing materials – terra cotta tile – is as sustainable as it is traditional.

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Wood Roofing: Beautiful & Practical

Although it is still considered a niche product, wood roofing is becoming more popular.

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Cupolas: The Jewel in the Crown

Period-style cupolas are an excellent choice for homeowners seeking accessories that return their houses to yesteryear.

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Natural Light: Skylights & Roof Lanterns

A look at the growing market in the traditional building sector for skylights and roof lanterns.

The American Tradition of Terra Cotta Tiles

The American Tradition of Terra Cotta Roof Tiles

Terra cotta roof tiles have been considered a traditional building material across the United States for centuries.

Buying Guide Spotlight

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Crown Point Cabinetry

Custom fabricator of handcrafted, period-style cabinetry for kitchens, baths & other rooms: Arts & Crafts, Shaker, Victorian, Early American & contemporary styles; available nationwide.