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This is the blog of Roof Express Plus, a full service roofing contractor serving the Columbus Ohio area since 1996.

The Metrodome Roof Collapses

Monday, 13 December, 2010

The roof collapsed at the Minneapolis Metrodome after a snow storm dumped 17 inches of snow on it. Birdair Inc. of Amherst, N.Y., is going to inspect the roof and give recommendations on how to proceed with a repair. I’d like to see that estimate. This apparently is the fifth time this roof has collapsed […]

Roofing Search Stories

Friday, 10 December, 2010

This is a cool video app from Google/Youtube. It’s kind of fun to play around with on a snowy day. It only took a few minutes to make.

Six Year Roofing Mistake

Thursday, 2 December, 2010

I went on a roof leak estimate a couple of days ago. There was water entering the upstairs master bathroom. Quite a bit of water was coming in as they had two five gallon buckets to catch it all. After inspecting the roof it was obvious that it was coming from the exhaust vent. What […]

Chimney Flashing the Wrong Way

Monday, 18 October, 2010

Chimney Flashing and Your Roof

Improperly repairing a leaking chimney can cause more problems. When your roof is leaking around the chimney then you know you have a problem that won’t go away. It needs to be addressed otherwise water will come in every time it rains.

Leaky Skylights

Thursday, 2 September, 2010

Roofing Repair and Leaking Skylights

Skylights provide an excellent source of light and are often installed in areas of the home that would otherwise be very dark. Some skylights have a screen and can be opened to provide ventilation as well.

Chimney Caps

Wednesday, 1 September, 2010

Chimney Caps

Chimney caps are rain and animal shields which may be secured to the flue protruding out of your chimney. It inhibits rain from proceeding down the chimney and straight into the fire place, the built in mesh screen surrounding the chimney cap prevents birds and animals from going into the chimney.

ABC Finalizes Purchase of Bradco

Friday, 2 July, 2010

Bradco Sale to ABC Supply Gets Finalized

ABC Supply wraps the deal to purchase Bradco according to a story in The Business Journal of Milwaukee.

Owens Corning Duration Shingle Sweepstakes

Thursday, 24 June, 2010

Owens Corning – Sell Duration Shingle

Owens Corning has publicized a sweepstakes to which may be of interest to home owners considering installing a new roof.
They are hosting a nationwide contest involving everyone that gets a new roof installed on their house.

Photovoltaic Roof Tiles – Solar Shingles

Sunday, 16 May, 2010

Solar Shingles – Photovoltaic Roof Tiles

A good number of consumers are considering the practicality of putting in solar roofing tiles on their dwelling. This specific post could guide you begin to lay down the research regarding this project. The features are of great benefit yet the actual price tag may possibly be too high.

Black Streaks on My Roof

Friday, 12 March, 2010

My Roof Has Black Streaks

This is a problem that will is present on large numbers of residences all around the US. The streaks happen to be a sort of algae labeled Gloeocapsa Magma. It is most established in SE part of the country and but has been spreading North so that much of the Midwest has recently been impacted.