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Month: October 2016

Commercial and residential roofing; what’s the process?

Commercial and residential roofing; what’s the process?

With a commercial property, a rubber material is mostly used by roofers as it is often a preferred material. As a rubber roof installation process is very complex, it cannot be carried out by just one person. A rubber roof must be carried out by experienced, professional roofers that know exactly what to do. If you are looking for a roofing company in Plymouth I recommend using Plymouth Roofers, click here to visit their website.

In most roofing jobs that include rubber roof renovations, the responsibility to coat the area with melted tar belongs to the professional roofer. A roofer must be highly trained to do this work and must be highly skilled in order to carry the work out professionally. Due to this kind of job involving exact measurements and precision cuts, it cannot be carried out by someone who doesn’t have the knowledge.

What other types of jobs are there?

There are other jobs that involve tile, metal or shingle materials to carry out the job. With these materials, roofers normally have to remove any existing material that has been laid down previous, before any of their work can be carried out and they can install the new material. A roof can be damaged due to weather exposure and can easily rot, this is commonly known to happen with wood.

Why use more expensive materials?

With materials such as plywood, the material is a cheaper quality compared to other materials that can be used. Due to the quality being poorer, the roof will need to be replaced from time to time. Using more expensive materials to have your roofs done with is always a better option. Although spending the money at the time doesn’t seem as good, in the long run, it will cost you a lot less.

New technology predictions for the future

New technology predictions for the future

In a previous blog I ended it with the exciting new venture with self driving cars. Well, in this blog, i have some more exciting news about that subject. I also have some more new up and coming technologies that are sure to blow your mind (in a good way).

 

  • The new Audi Q7 SUV making the headlines
    Self driving cars have definitely grabbed many headlines but, new technology is also bringing exciting new gadgets in your normal cars too! The all new Audi Q7 SUV has been said to be able to brake on behalf of the driver of the car and if you veer off the correct lane it will nudge you back again.
     
  • Going to a foreign country?
    Don’t worry about a thing. With new technology coming available, we will soon be able to translate anything! Technology may be the future of breaking down the language barrier, all over the world.

    The Google app will be able to translate conversations and even translate street signs for you. You will be able to go to a foreign country knowing that you can understand anything they may throw at you. This is also a huge breakthrough for allergy sufferers too as menus shouldn’t be too hard to go through!
  • Who needs sunscreen?
    Not us! Well, maybe for a few years yet but, not forever! Scientists are making a huge breakthrough with sunscreen and could potentially cut down the risk of skin cancer and sunburn too.

    For the around five years now, scientists have been doing some exciting research and experiments. Using both fish and coral (which both include a compound that protects them both from the sun), scientists are making a pill that will protect us from the sun like the fish and coral.

 

 

With these exciting new technologies coming in the future, I think the world is starting to become a better, safer place!