What Are Roofing Shingles And What Are They Made Of.

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What are Roof Shingles Roof shingles are a roof covering consisting of individual overlapping elements. These elements are typically flat, rectangular shapes laid in courses from the bottom edge of the roof up, with each successive course overlapping the joints below. Shingles are made of various materials such as wood, slate, flagstone, metal, plastic, and composite materials such as fibre cement and asphalt shingles. Ceramic roof tiles, which still dominate in Europe and some … Read More

Is Your Home Making You Sick? Home Mold And Condensation.

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Home mold causes

If you have damp or mould the first thing to do is find the cause. Damp and mould can affect your health, so it’s important to get rid of it. Causes of damp and mould Damp and mould are caused by excess moisture. Moisture in buildings can be caused by leaking pipes, rising damp in basements or ground floors, or … Read More

Common Gutter Installation Costs

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Gutters are extremely important to the longevity of a home. Even the most sturdy brick homes can quickly be reduced to rubble if there isn’t a proper water removal system in place around the house. Most home owners understand how damaging water can be but the idea of installing gutters yourself can be a daunting task. Types of gutter systems for … Read More

4 Summer Home Improvement Projects To Get Started Today


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If you’ve been thinking about tackling some home improvement projects this summer, don’t delay! The dog days of summer are heading our way, and before you know it the cold weather will be coming back. These all-too-brief warmer months are ideal for outdoor projects like updating your home’s exterior, and they’re great for any work that requires a well-ventilated work … Read More

5 Spring Home Maintenance Task That You Can Do This Year

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Spring is here in Louisville which means it’s time to get to get around to all of the home maintenance task that we have been putting off all winter.  When this time of year rolls around it can feel energizing and also overwhelming when thinking of all that needs to be done. Thats why we at K&P Roofing have put … Read More

Why Your Home Needs Attic Ventilation

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Venting the roof deck

Proper roof ventilation is paramount to the longevity and health of any roofing system. With improper ventilation, fluctuating temperature and moisture can wreak havoc on your roof and its supporting systems.This video is used by professional roofers to explain to home owners what proper attic or roof ventilation is and why you need it to protect your home. The best … Read More

Louisville Flood Damage Repair

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Louisville Kentucky Flood Damage Repair

Louisville is no stranger to floods but the flood that occurred this week registered as one of the top ten worst floods Louisville has ever seen. In the wake of a flood (no pun intended) many home owners are left seeking answers and may feel as if they have no where to turn. In reality, there are many steps the … Read More

Common Roof Leak Causes

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Roof Leak Repair Louisville

 Common Roof Leak CausesThe roof, more than any other structural element, can truly dictate the longevity and health of your home. A solid roof acts as a first line of defense against rain, snow, sleet, and pretty much any other inclement weather that can be thrown at it.Roofing materials and technologies have advanced over the years and if applied properly … Read More