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3 Ways to Increase Roofing Resilience Against the Elements

Gallery-3 Ways to Increase Roofing Resilience Against the Elements

With the frequency of high winds, hailstorms and other extreme weather conditions on the rise, building material manufacturers—particularly those offering shingles—are paying close attention to how best to reinforce their products against such threats. Here are a few implications from IKO experts Scott Campbell and Kevin Earnest that roofing contractors should keep in mind on their next project.

A roof is the first line of defense against the fury that nature can display when the weather turns foul. And with the frequency of wind and hailstorms on the rise, it should come as no surprise that building product manufacturers are paying attention to the potential damage that severe weather conditions may inflict on homes and businesses. In the world of roofing, and specifically shingles, manufacturers are developing products that seek to increase a roof's resilience and address some of the most challenging conditions roofing and exteriors projects may face.

The time to prepare a home is before a storm gets brewing. Here are three implications of severe weather to remember for your next roofing and exteriors job.

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