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Cool Roof Rating Council Approves Standard

You may have seen this on our Facebook page, but it is worth posting on our site.  In January 2013, the CRRC made the following announcement: CRRC ANSI/CRRC-1-2012 Standard Receives Approval Oakland, CA, USA – January 23, 2013 – The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) […]

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Storm Related Roofing Expenses Bring Shingle Prices Up

Jim Stickland of Atlanta Action 2 news reported last week the headline, “Prices are going through the roof!” and he’s right. There has been a massive price increase that took place on March 1, 2013 for shingles. It is also reported that the prices will increase again on April 15, 2013. A bundle of shingles […]

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Tile Roof Installation: Why Training is a Must and Where to Get It

We know that we’re a little biased here at Eagle Roofing, but tile roofing is just plain superior. We really mean it. That is why training is offered to those individuals who want to learn how to properly install a tile roof. Installing a tile roof requires proper training and skill. Nothing that nice is […]

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Tile Roofs vs. Shingle Roofs: What are the Differences?

Tile Roofs vs. Shingle Roofs: What is the Difference? A roof is a roof is a roof….wrong.  There really are superior roofing materials available.  If you are trying to decide what kind of material to use on your roof here are some facts about the differences between using tile and using shingles for a new […]

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How Do Roof Tiles Perform in Cold Weather Conditions?

How do roof tiles perform in cold weather conditions? The density and durability of concrete tile made by Eagle Roofing products a natural choice in cold or high freeze thaw cycling areas. The tile is not susceptible to moisture freezing within the body of the tile. There are specific application procedures that manage the snow […]

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Concrete Roofing Tile History

Concrete Roofing Tile History There is nothing new about the concept of using concrete tile for roofing. Ancient records indicate that the Chinese were producing glazed clay roofing tiles 5,000 years ago. Various patterns of flat earthenware roof tile were used in Greece between 4,000 and 5,000 years ago. The Romans adopted a variation of […]

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Concrete Roofing vs Asphalt: Which is more Energy Efficient? (Part 2)

I came across a recent question that was answered by Michael Holcomb from the Byron Center in Michigan. His explanation is excellent in answering the question of “Is an asphalt shingle roof or concrete tile better, energy wise?” In the previous blog entry, Holcomb explained the difference between asphalt and concrete shingles as far as heat […]

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Concrete Roofing vs. Asphalt: Which is More Energy Efficient (Part 1)

I came across a recent question that was answered by Michael Holcomb from the Byron Center in Michigan. His explanation is excellent in answering the question of “Is an asphalt shingle roof or concrete tile better, energy wise?” Holcomb suggests that it’s a question that might have a different response depending on your location.He goes on to […]

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Considering Concrete Tile Roofing? Why Eagle Tile Roofing is Your Best Choice (Part 2)

If you’re looking for an affordable and energy efficient concrete tile roof, Eagle tile roofing if the best choice for homeowners, architects, builders and roofers. Eagle tile roofing has the concrete tile roof to fit your needs. When you consider that a concrete tile roof will last for the life of the structure, the full […]

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