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The Difference Between Metal and Shingle Roofs

Posted on Friday, September 17th, 2021 at 2:44 pm    

Roofing is complex. Various materials are used in installing roofs, and different installation techniques are required for each. Homebuyers, homeowners, contractors, and home builders may not fully understand the difference in roofing materials and when and where each material is best used. The roofing professionals of are experts in determining which are the best roofing… Read More


5 Ways to Protect Your Roof This Fall

Posted on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 at 1:47 pm    

When many people dream about buying homes, they think about the size and how much they want to love their kitchen and bathrooms. It’s easy to forget about how important the more structural aspects of a home are. Like the roof, for instance. A home or building’s roof is important to both the stability and… Read More


Shingle Warranties Explained

Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2020 at 2:36 am    

As an Austin roofing company, one question that we are constantly asked at Kidd Roofing by homeowners is, “What do shingle warranties really cover?” If you’ve ever read one of the shingle manufacturer warranties, it’s long and contains a lot of legal talk. You almost need to be an attorney to understand it! These limited… Read More


Largest Roof Repair in History

Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 2:17 am    

The largest and most expensive roof repair job neared completion in New Orleans, Louisiana, back in 2006. This time it was hurricane-proof. The Superdome is home to the NFL’s New Orleans Saints. When Hurricane Katrina tore through the city in 2005, powerful wind and rain ripped the roof off the city’s Superdome. As the project… Read More


The Roof Construction of St. Basil’s Cathedral

Posted on Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 2:21 am    

St. Basil’s Cathedral was constructed in 16th century Russia during the reign of Tsar Ivan IV. The cathedral commemorates a military victory against Mongol forces, in which Kazan was captured by the Russians. The layout of the cathedral consists of a central church surrounded by eight smaller chapels. Each of the chapels is associated with… Read More