Green-roofed Scandinavian Homes Look Like Real Life Hobbit Houses.
Scandinavian Houses with living green roofs, appear as though they’re straight out of a fairy-tale. These adorable homes prove that a grassy canopy can make the perfect overhead addition to any house. Green roofs are traditional in many Nordic countries throughout Europe, and while the trend hasn’t yet caught on in the United States, Scandinavians... [READ MORE]

Bad News for Algae is Great News for Homeowners
GAF’s new patent-pending algae fighting breakthrough fights ugly!   Many homeowners get a special feeling of pride when they see the rich textures and precise colors of a beautifully-installed new roof. It ties all of their other design choices together, symbolizes a long-term investment in protecting the things they value and completes their home. But all... [READ MORE]

When quality & durability count, you can count an All American Roofing and GAF
All American Roofing Company is a GAF Master Elite Contractor and GAF wrote the book on shingle quality and durability. Everyday, GAF conducts over 4,000 quality checks in the making of their Advanced Protection Shingles. All GAF shingles also pass the industry’s two toughest wind resistance tests: ASTM D3161, Class F testing at 110 mph... [READ MORE]

GAF Launches a Residential Roofing Virtual Reality Experience
Since it’s not always practical for a home owner to get up on the roof to understand how a proper roofing system is installed, the new GAF VR (Vitrual Reality) Experience allows home owners to get a glimpse of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System from above. The GAF VR Experience immerses property owners in a... [READ MORE]

Quirky and Festive Retro Holiday Party Dishes
Succulent igloo meatloaf, savory holiday tuna tree, “ah inspiring” spam and lima beans, the classic delectable cocktail weenie Christmas Tree-shaped appetizer and Betty Crocker’s white mystery fruitcake… Such are the dishes that Christmas dreams (culinary nightmares?) of the past are made of. How many of us grew up in the era of the dinner party... [READ MORE]

Pet Friendly Tips To Ensure Purrfectly Happy Howlidays!
The holiday season is upon us, and many families with pets plan to include their furry friends in the fun and festivities. Soon friends and family will be ringing your doorbell with warm, greetings of holiday cheer.  As you get ready to enjoy the holidays, here are a few tips to ensure that our canine and... [READ MORE]

Is Your Roof Ready for Santa and Cold Winter Weather Ahead?
All year long you’ve tried as hard as you could to be nice, despite the constant temptation to be naughty. And very soon you’ll reap the benefits of of all that “niceness” as Santa and his reindeer pay you a visit. He’s making a list and checking it twice. Maybe you should do the same!... [READ MORE]

Color Matters – Choosing The Right Shingles For Your Home
Your roof is an important element in the overall appearance of your home. It’s a key architectural element of your home that visitors often notice first, so your roof color and shingle style color greatly affect your property’s curb appeal. Whether it’s deep brown, light gray, navy blue, soft red, or muted green, the color... [READ MORE]

7 Quick Projects To Get Ready For The Cold Weather To Come
Colder temperatures are right around the corner. And winter in the Northeast can have an significant impact on your home – inside and out. There are a number of simple home weatherization projects that can help keep you more comfortable this winter, while also helping to reduce your energy bills.  Here are a few key... [READ MORE]

Why Proper Attic Ventilation Is Important For Your Home
Now that the Fall season is here and Winter is approaching, saving on energy costs and preventing weather damage are high priorities for home owners. Many homeowners are unaware that a proper roof/attic ventilation system can effectively reduce heating and cooling bills, reduce moisture that can lead to black mold growth, and help prevent roof... [READ MORE]