History of Roofing

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History of Roofing Rite Grade Red Cedar Shingles

Rite Grade Inspected Red Cedar Shingles on your roof in the early 1900’s meant you had quality inspected product prior to installation. This trademark was the property of over one

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Western Red Cedar Shingles

Roofing in Roseville, CA in 1906 was the boom year for this little town. As you can see the cedar shingles were attached directly to skip sheathing. Cedar shingle were

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History of Roofing Old Roofing Wagon

Henry R. Woeckener. Here we have a great look into the past and History of Roofing. Henry R. Woeckener’s horse drawn roofing wagon. Specailizing in Tin, Slate, and Galvanized Roofing. Offering

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History of Roofing, W C Bell Roof Seamer

Roofing Tools from way back are not just to look at but can be helpful in our modern day. In fact this Roofing Edger / Seamer could still be use today.

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Custom Downspouts The Art of Rain

Rain Gutters and Downspouts have been around to control water draining from our roofs for centuries. Rainwater can do much damage to landscaping or the dwelling if not controlled by downspouts

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History of Roofing 1923 Model T Roofing Truck

Throwback Thursday! Complements of The National Roofing Contractors Association Facebook page. Here is an example of a old roofing company truck. Charles Kirberg, founder of Kirberg Company, St. Louis, poses with his

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Snow Guards History of Roofing

Snow Guards when installed on steep slope roof helps keep large piles of snow from sliding off the roof and damaging your property or even injuring someone in the wrong

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BIRD Shingles History of Roofing

  Bird Shingles, one of the oldest manufactures of roofing products in the USA. Starting business when George Washington was President of our country. The founder George Bird secured a

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History of Roofing with Clay

Clay roofs like this are still popular. Like a fish scale shingle installed over skip sheathing. I can’t say I would ever install it this way but it has been

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History of Roofing Barrett Asphalt Shingles

History of Roofing Today we have an old brochure from the 40’s. The Barrett Ranchline Shingles. These shingles were marketed as ” lowering the look” and making the roof look long-like or like

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