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When Do You Know How Much Snow Is "Too Much" Snow on a Roof?
January 19th, 2019 6:47 pm


Odds Are Your Roof Is Safe, It Won't Cave from the Snow

If You're Worried There's Too Much Snow, Here's How to Figure out If Your Roof Is at Risk


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Weight of the Snow (Not 'How Much') Is What Matters

The critical factor in determining excessive snow loads on your roof isn’t the depth of the snow, it’s the weight, says home improvement expert Jon Eakes.

That’s because wet snow is a whole lot heavier than dry, fluffy snow. In fact, six inches of wet snow is equal to the weight of about 38 inches of dry snow. That’s a huge difference!

The good news is that your roof is required by building codes to withstand the heaviest snows for your part of the country.

“Theoretically, if your roof is built to code, it’s built to support more than the norma...

It's Better to Be Prepared for the Worst - Make Sure You're Ready for the Upcoming Snow!
January 18th, 2019 8:01 pm


Icicles Look Pretty, but They Can Cause a Lot of Trouble

DunRite Can Help You Deal with Existing Ice Dams & Create a Prevention Plan for the Future


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Understanding Ice Damming

The cold winter season is the time when many homeowners see icicles hanging from their eaves and/or water coming in the house due to ice damming on the roof.

There are three main causes of ice damming:

  • Poor insulation from a house ceiling. An attic with inadequate or deteriorated insulation can cause ice damming.
  • Lack of ventilation. A house with proper ventilation allows the necessary cold air to mix and cool the hot air from the house, which slows the snow melting down.
  • ...
Do You Want to Go to This Weekends NARI Home Improvement Show for FREE?
January 16th, 2019 9:31 pm


We're Giving Away Two Tickets - Find out How to Get Yours!

The 38th Annual NARI Home Improvement Show Starts Tomorrow - Thursday, January 17th!


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The Home Improvement Event of the Year

The Annual NARI Home Improvement Show has everything you need to update, renovate and recreate your home, inside and out. Meet with the area’s most skilled remodeling contractors. Tour our dynamic features areas that showcase the latest in products, services and design trends.

The national award-winning NARI Home Improvement Show presented by the Greater Cleveland Chapter has some of the best local and national contractors, suppliers and distributors in the home improvement industry, all under one roof. This is the perfect opportunity for you to meet face-to-face with a professional contrac...

Keep Your Home Cozy and Warm This Winter with Proper Attic Insulation!
January 15th, 2019 9:03 pm


How Much Insulation Do You Really Need and What Material Should You Use?

Our Team Members at DunRite Exteriors Can Help with ALL Your Attic Insulation Needs!


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Attic Insulation is Among the Most Important Home Insulators

Insulating systems are designed to control moisture, reduce the movement of heat, and ensure proper ventilation. Among the most important home insulators is in the attic. Whether you choose to add a barrier of foam, fiberglass, or a spray foam insulation, attic insulation will do wonders in helping control long term energy costs. The trick is knowing how much you need and what material you should use, rather than whether or not you need it.


Is Your Attic Properly Insulated?

If you or your contractor are looking...

Stop by Our Booth at the NARI Home Improvement Show Starting January 17th!
January 14th, 2019 9:54 pm


This Is the Perfect Opportunity to Meet Face-To-Face with Professional Contractors

Do You Want Two Free Tickets? DunRite Exteriors Can Help - Find out More Below!


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The 38th Annual NARI Home Improvement Show

The Annual NARI Home Improvement Show has everything you need to update, renovate and recreate your home, inside and out. Meet with the area’s most skilled remodeling contractors. Tour our dynamic features areas that showcase the latest in products, services and design trends.

The national award-winning NARI Home Improvement Show presented by the Greater Cleveland Chapter has some of the best local and national contractors, suppliers and distributors in the home improvement industry, all under one roof. This is the perfect opportunity for you to meet face-to-face...

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