Roofing & Roof Specialties

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roofing buying guide

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to roofing & roof specialties, including repairs, consultants, and designers and manufacturers of bird control systems, lightning protection, roofing materials, skylights, snow guards, steeples, cupolas, and more. 

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Enkeboll Designs

Manufacturer of architectural woodcarvings: moldings, corbels, columns, capitals, moldings, arches, panels, mantels, onlays & more; over 1,000 items produced from North American hardwoods; $50 catalog refundable upon first order; since 1956.

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Bird-B-Gone

Manufacturer of humane, effective bird control products: professional-grade bird spikes, bird netting, electric bird track, visual, chemical & audible systems; stainless steel & polycarbonate spikes; Bird Net 2000, Bird Jolt Flat Track & Bird Shock Track; extensive base of authorized installers who are available for consultation & installation.

An architecturally appealing concealed fastener panel with a built–in nail flange for ease of installation

Bridger Steel

Architecturally accurate metal roofing and siding; available in a wide range of colors including prints and vintage inspired patinas; LEED certification is available on some products.

Heather & Little's restoration of the Toronto Old City Hall required 113,900 sq.ft. of copper roofing, cornices, gutters and sheet-lead work. Photo: Heather & Little Limited

Heather & Little Limited

Fabricator & supplier of historical sheet-metal specialties & architectural sheet-metal components: finials, cornices, leader heads, cresting, metal shingles, pressed-metal wall cladding, cupolas, steeples, domes, reproductions; capitals & balustrades; Kalemein & lot-line metal windows & doors, statuary restoration.

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Historical Arts & Casting, Inc.

Designer & custom fabricator of ornamental metalwork: doors, windows, hardware, stairs, balustrades, registers, fences, lighting, gutters, columns, weathervanes, snow guards, cupolas, planters, fireplace tools & more; iron, bronze, aluminum & steel; restoration services.

The complex decorative stenciled patterns of Rodeph Shalom Synagogue of Philadelphia, PA, executed on fabric, were cleaned and conserved by Canning Studios, whose artisans also in- painted and duplicated patterns in adjacent areas. Photo: courtesy of Canning Studios

John Canning & Company

Decorative Painting -- European-trained master painter heads studio: major projects all across the country; restoration & new commissions.

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Ludowici Roof Tile, Inc.

Manufacturer of architectural terra-cotta roof tile & floor tile: Over 40 standard roof tile profiles including barrel, shingle, interlocking & shake & slate alternatives; customize shape, texture & color; historic renovation program; 75-year material warranty includes color.

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NIKO Contracting Co., Inc.

Custom fabricator & contractor of sheet metal & roofing: slate, tile & other roofing; storefronts, cornices, cupolas, domes, steeples, snow guards & leader heads; copper, lead-coated copper, zinc & stainless steel; metal ceilings.

This metal roof has been treated with a waterproofing, elastomeric Acrymax coating from Preservation Products.

Preservation Products, Inc.

Waterproofing materials for wood & masonry; Tin-roof restoration systems; AcryMax acrylic roof coating system. Also: Masonry coating systems, church work.

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Tile Roofs, Inc.

Importer & distributor of hand-finished European clay roof tile & fittings: custom manufacturing of clay roof tile & fittings to match existing; new & salvaged clay roof tile, concrete roof tiles & fittings; natural slate roofing for new roofs, repairs & additions.

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Vande Hey Raleigh Mfg.

Manufacturer of architectural concrete & slate roofing tile: 9 styles, 20 standard colors & unlimited color combinations; trim flashing, snow guards, copper gutters, cupolas & weathervanes; restoration & new construction.

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W.F. Norman Corp.

Manufacturer of sheet-metal ornament: hundreds of stock designs; cornices, moldings, brackets, pressed-metal ceilings, roofing, siding, finials & more; zinc, copper & lead-coated copper; duplication from samples or drawings.

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Wiemann Metalcraft

Designer, fabricator, finisher & installer of fine quality custom ornamental metalwork: railings, fences, gates, custom, hot-rolled steel doors & windows, lighting, grilles, bronze & aluminum entry doors; all cast- & wrought-metal alloys, finishes & architectural styles; since 1940.