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About Delaware Roofing
One of the most important professionals in construction is the roofing contractor. In addition to consultation, they're also responsible for roofing installation and repair. Roofing contractors recommend area-specific roofing systems. Roofing contractors who work on commercial buildings use tar, gravel and rubber-based materials. Those who work residentially use asphalt and metal materials. Some climates also allow the use of cedar shank roofing. Waterproofing and winterizing roofs are also part of a roofing contractor's job description.
Delaware features a humid but moderate climate. The average temperature in Wilmington is 54 degrees, and can range from 31 degrees in the winter to 76 degrees in the summer. The highest temperature recorded in Delaware was 110 degrees on July 21, 1930. The lowest temperature was -17 degrees on January 17, 1893. Both of these record temperatures were recorded in the town of Millsboro. The average recorded rainfall between 1971 to 2000 was 42.8 inches. Delaware receives approximately 21 inches of snowfall annually. The city of Wilmington receives one of the lowest amounts of yearly sunshine, at 55 percent annually.
In the state of Delaware, roofing contractors who bid for jobs over $50,000 must obtain a license. The license must be renewed annually and obtained from the Delaware Division of Revenue. Nonresidents can obtain licenses, provided they have a surety bond for at least 6 percent of a year's contract work totaling $20,000. Roofing contractors must also get an annual Asbestos Abatement Certification.
Energy Efficient Roofs
Although not an official Energy Star partner, The Junior Group is a roofing contractor that provides Energy Star-approved products to its customers. Beacon Roofing Supply sells energy-efficient products, including Carlisle's SAT (Self-Adhering Technology) TPO and GAF Energy Cap. GAF Energy Cap is a white roofing that meets Energy Star requirements.
The Tree House in Wilmington is one of Delaware's most unusual rooftops. Built in 2005, the structure sits among 100-year-old deciduous trees. It features a unique and partially opened roof deck with 365 degree views.