Roofing

traditional building magazine

In-depth reports examining the materials and techniques involved with roofing for classically-styled or historic buildings, including roofing repair, tile restoration, gutter systems, chimneys, vents and tile color matching.

Buying Guide Spotlight

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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.

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Matching Historic Tile Colors

While modern technology allows many manufacturers to basically make any tile profile they produced in the past, the project can get trickier when it comes to the critical component of color.