History of Roofing

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History of Roofing Hand Splitting Shakes

Hand-Splitting shakes with a mallet and a froe is one way to make shakes but I bet it would take a long time to make enough shakes to do a roof. Today I

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REX Flintkote Roofing The History of Roofing

REX Flintkote Roofing The History of Roofing Better known as The Flintkote Company, was founded in 1901 then incorporated in 1917. It was primarily a manufacture of asphalt shingles but many other

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Certainteed Presidential Shake, History of Roofing

History of Roofing, from Celotex to Certainteed Today we go back not that long ago. This bulletin below was written in December 5, 1977 by the Celotex Corporation located at

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Montross Metal Shingles History of Roofing

Montross Metal Shingles History of Roofing Today lets take a look at the Montross Metal Shingle. It is a stamped sidewall and roofing panels with a couple of different designs. For

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LoctFast Shingles History of Roofing

History of Roofing featured roofing product of today is the LoctFast Asphalt Shingles. Manufactured by Eggers Asphaltum Roofing Company in St. Paul Minnesota around the 1920’s. It is called a locking shingle because of its

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History of Roofing TiteLock Metal Shingles

History of Roofing TiteLock metal shingles were manufactured by Milwaukee Corrugated CO. in the early 1900’s and were designed with a side lap locking joint system that concealed the nails holding the

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Cedar Shingle Roof

This cedar shingle roof is a one of a kind. It was installed a few years ago in Sacramento CA. I would not call this a thatch style roof but many have

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C.A. Doty Shingle and Lumber

The Doty Lumber and Shingle Company was formed in Lewis County Washington. After many years of developing a lumber company. Mr. Doty partnered with G. A. Onn in 1904, who was a proprietor of a

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Old American Asphalt Shingles

In the 1930’s there was an asphalt shingle and roofing manufacturer in East Saint Louis, called Old American. It was a division of American Asphalt of Kansas City. In those years it was common to

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