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Philly ‘burbs Break Pattern

Posted by Kimberly Shane on 7/5/17 6:30 AM

Philly ‘burbs Break Pattern

They are known for Cheesesteaks, brotherly love and, in some circles, Fresh Prince. You know… In west Philadelphia born and raised, On the playground was where I spent most of my days, Chillin' out maxin' relaxin' all cool. And all shootin’ some b-ball outside of school.

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Topics: Home, Housing, Home Buyer, Home Building, House Buying

Metal vs. Asphalt Roofing

Posted by Amy Patterson on 12/18/15 6:28 PM

There are many things to consider when deciding on the best building materials for your home. Factors like upfront and initial cost, durability and upkeep are usually the biggest decision makers. So today, we’re weighing all of the pros and cons between metal and asphalt to find out which is the better choice for roofing.


There are many different kinds of metal roofing, each with different benefits. 

Pros: lightweight, durable, warranties up to 50 years, extreme weather performance, environmentally friendly

Cons: expensive, expansion and contraction, low-end metals aren’t very high quality


Pros: good performance, easy to repair, easy to install and work with, cheap, well known and used, variety of style options

Cons: doesn’t hold up as well in severe weather (like hail), can be heavy, not very environmentally friendly


It depends on what you’re looking for. Do you want longevity or savings?

Source: Builder Online

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Topics: Homeowners, Home Building, Home Materials, Roofing, Roof

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