Post Number: 1005
|Posted on Thursday, August 08, 2013 - 06:00 pm: ||
Shoot Joe, we can just ignore them or if worse comes to worse we can all give them holy hell until they leave. No problem either way.
Post Number: 800
|Posted on Thursday, August 08, 2013 - 10:50 am: ||
I would love to update this forum software, but it no longer exists. So we're stuck in limbo here. There are no updates and no tech support whatsoever. I can set up a new message board with the latest software, but I haven't found a way to migrate this message board and I hate to abandon it and lose all the information. So I'm stuck with this outdated board until a solution presents itself. Any suggestions?
Post Number: 1003
|Posted on Wednesday, August 07, 2013 - 09:57 pm: ||
Just irritated I guess!
Post Number: 272
|Posted on Wednesday, August 07, 2013 - 04:14 pm: ||
this is a bot, or a troll that didn't read forum before posting.
We should give Joe a friendly nudge to update the forum engine, this thing is straight outta 2004. Modern BB systems have captchas and other things to prevent this sort of forum SPAM.
Post Number: 1002
|Posted on Tuesday, August 06, 2013 - 06:33 pm: ||
And your point is? This is a forum for professional slate roofers and any other person interested in slate roofing or tile or other generally higher end materials.
You are not "Wrong":however you are in essence preaching to the choir. good luck with that one.
Post Number: 1
|Posted on Tuesday, August 06, 2013 - 01:17 am: ||
You might think that roof leaks are pretty self-explanatory. It rains hard, the elements wear holes in your roof, and rain then gets beyond your roof, into your home and causes lots of damage. While this is essentially true, itís hardly comprehensive. In fact, if you thought that rain was the leading cause of roof leaks, youíd be wrong. Sunshine is. Thatís because a hot sunny day will do more to wear out your roof than any rain storm ever could. Letís look at some other things you almost certainly didnít know about roof leaks.
Rain doesnít always fall down
Everyone knows that rain comes from clouds and falls downwards. But not always. Strong winds can actually cause rain to go sideways or even upwards at a slight angle. These driving rains can cause all kinds of problems for your roof. They are able to get water underneath your shingles in ways a normal rain never could. Fortunately, there is much roofers can do to protect your home from driving rain. They have ways of protecting your roof from water damage no matter which direction the rain is coming from.
Trial by fire (and by fire I mean water)
Because most roof leaks actually start on hot sunny days, homeowners donít actually become aware of leaks until the next heavy rain storm. Often times a lighter rain is not enough to reveal a roof leak. Thatís because the water can dry up before it gets all the way into the home and causes perceivable damage. So you canít know just how damaging the summer months were on your home until the next heavy rainfall. Thatís when you need to pay closest attention for signs of water damage.
The leak isnít always where you think
That brings us to the next secret about roofing leaks. It doesnít necessarily start where you think it does. Just because water is dripping in the living room doesnít mean the actual source of the leak is directly above. Water has a strange ability to travel from the actual leak to a completely different part of your home before finding its way through the ceiling and into your home.
Maintenance is cheaper than repairs
The last secret, and the most important for your wallet, is to keep in mind that preventative maintenance is always cheaper than extensive repairs. Try to stay on top of roof leaks by getting your roof inspected regularly.
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Source: http://www.nbc-2.com/story/22856959/recent-rain-triggers-roofing-rush#.UfEtA403u So