Advances in Asphalt Shingle Technology

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA). For the past century, we have brought together the majority of North American manufacturers and their raw material suppliers to promote asphalt roofing. During that time, the industry has worked to continuously improve asphalt products through scientific

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Asphalt Roofing Products Provide a Historic Mansion with Modern Performance Without Sacrificing its Classic Curb Appeal

DECEMBER 15, 2014 *This article was originally published in Roofing magazine Historic renovations can pose many challenges to roofing contractors. But when done correctly, a renovation on a classic home maintains the structure’s unique style, provides modern performance and even helps to preserve the rich history of

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The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation to the Roofing System

By the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association, ARMA Many commercial buildings developed for the retail, hospitality, healthcare and multifamily industries use wood-framed design and construction techniques that use steep-sloped asphalt shingle roofs with enclosed attic or rafter spaces. While current building codes use specific design criteria to reduce

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Attic Ventilation Inspections: Good For Customers And Good For Business

Many roofing contractors report that when they take the time to do an attic inspection they are not only being thorough for the customer, but they are standing apart from their competition because many roofing contractors do not do attic ventilation inspections http://www.airvent.com/index.php/ventilation-resources/literature-sales-tools/articles/104-the-benefit-of-attic-inspections-an-article-by-the-ravc

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