Hailstorm Hits Early This Summer

How does hail damage the roof over time? Hail loosens the bond between the granules and the asphalt layers. If the underlayment is exposed, it is further damaged by weather and UV rays. Winter’s harsh temperatures cause small cracks and holes to expand and contract, creating larger areas of vulnerability. These exposed areas deteriorate at […]

April Fun Facts

“When in April the sweet showers fall That pierce March’s drought to the root and all And bathed every vein in liquor that has power To generate therein and sire the flower” –Chaucer in The Canterbury Tales The word April comes from the verb “aperier,” which means to open. Its believed that the word refers […]

Seasonal Spring Baby Greens on Avocado Toast

This easy, light breakfast is the perfect fit for busy weekday mornings or Sunday brunch. You’ll appreciate the light, bright flavor from the lemon juice and freshly ground salt. For an individual quick meal or brunch for a crowd, you can’t go wrong. Avocado toast has been in recipes dating back to 1926 and is […]

Early Crown Glass Windows

We’ve come a long way, baby! Windows have really evolved since we first started covering wall openings with pieces of parchment. Some of the earliest windows were from Crown Glass. When air was blown through a tube into hot, molten glass, this formed a hollow bowl shape. This glass was then reheated and flattened by […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Warm & Hearty Irish Coddle

This traditional dish has as many variations as the families that make it. This grab-bag stew started in the inner-city Dublin tenements in the 1700s. A Coddle is a dish slowly cooked in layers, unlike a stew where the ingredients are all stirred together and simmered. Feel free to add your own small bits of […]